An Increasing Number of Singaporean Muslims Are Leaving Islam

In recent months, Singapore has seen an increasing number of Muslims leave Islam. Most of those leaving Islam consider themselves "closet" ex-Muslims. Two Facebook pages run by this community, namely Singapore Ex-Muslim Confessions and Council of Ex-Muslims of Singapore - CEMS have seen a surge in their following. A  Facebook group that has been

EX-MUSLIM | TESTIMONIES | #003 | A HOPE

At The Beginning I was born to young parents who may be known as “Hippies” of their time. On my mother’s side, mixed marriages were common and religious subjects were never brought up during family events. Like most Muslim children, I attended Madrasah twice a week. I was molested by one of

EX-MUSLIM | TESTIMONIES | #002 | WONDERING

Prayers The earliest memory of me truly praying was in front of a refrigerator. Yes, really, in front of a humming and very warm fridge (it might be breaking down, now that I think of it). I had an awful nightmare about death. In it, my cousin and I died very

EX-MUSLIM | TESTIMONIES | #001 | A CHOICE

This is the first of a series of testimonies of ex-Muslims or murtads in Singapore. Within the Singaporean Muslim community, a sizeable number of us have had doubts and have started questioning our faith. These are the stories of our journeys. My story My story isn’t one of hurt and pain. I was never forced

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