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Sayeeda Warsi’s Blinkered View of Islamism

LifestyleBooks The Enemy Within: A Tale of Muslim Britain by Sayeeda Warsi - review A blinkered view of Islamism, says Maryam Namazie Evening Standard 6 April 2016 Sayeeda Warsi’s new book catalogues some of the hypocrisy and double standards of the British Government, the rise of the far-Right and bigotry against Muslims, yet has a [...]

By | 2017-05-25T21:57:21+00:00 April 8th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

Attacks on freethinkers and the celebration of apostasy and blasphemy

Dear friend We hope you are well. Increased attacks on Freethinkers On 16 March, ex-Muslim atheist H Farook, a father of two, was hacked to death in India. He was known to our Sri Lanka affiliate organisation and was killed for his views. Several men have been arrested for his murder. In Pakistan, Ayaz Nizami [...]

By | 2017-05-02T02:52:18+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

Aftab Ahmed must be granted protection in Britain

Aftab at CEMB office in London Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB) is concerned to learn that one of its members and activists, Aftab Ahmed (DOB: 20-10-1986; Home Office Reference: A1879243; Tribunal reference: PA/00448/2016), has been refused asylum and protection. As a CEMB activist, Ahmed has been involved in numerous public actions, conferences [...]

By | 2017-02-27T19:26:46+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

More restrictions at UK universities

The below is a post by Spokesperson Maryam Namazie on restrictions faced when speaking at universities. According to a recent report, more than nine in 10 UK universities are restrictive of free speech. This doesn't surprise me at all. I continue to face restrictions of varying degrees, though this is changing due to the widespread [...]

By | 2017-04-20T20:03:39+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

Devastating New Evidence on Sharia Courts

Supplementary written evidence submitted by One Law for All RE: New Submission by Maryam Namazie to Home Affairs Select Committee Inquiry into Sharia Councils See Submission on Home Affairs Select Committee Website I am writing to raise serious concerns over the Home Affairs Select Committee hearing on 1 November 2016 at which I gave oral [...]

By | 2017-02-23T12:21:03+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

Discrimination and violence lie at the heart of Sharia courts

The below was published in The Freethinker. I gave oral evidence at the Home Affairs Select Committee evidence session on Sharia Councils on November 1 on why Sharia courts in Britain are an Islamist project to control women, are discriminatory and should be dismantled. (This was preceded by a written statement.) When questioned by MP [...]

By | 2016-12-13T23:58:16+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Press Releases, Resources|0 Comments

Defend freedom of conscience and expression

Dear friend We are writing to give you a brief update on our work. Islam's Non Believers If you haven't already seen it, watch Islam's Non Believers, a new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Deeyah Khan. It's a stunning in-depth look into the CEMB and the situation of ex-Muslims in Britain and internationally. See some media [...]

By | 2017-04-08T15:06:18+00:00 November 13th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

The Charity Commission should revoke iERA’s charitable status

The Charity Commission has spent three years investigating the Islamic Education and Research Academy, including its financial mismanagement and extremist speakers and partnerships, which were highlighted in the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain's report "Evangelising Hate". The recently published Charity Commission inquiry report confirms CEMB's report by finding that the iERA has indeed been promoting [...]

By | 2017-04-20T20:03:00+00:00 November 13th, 2016|Press Releases, Resources|0 Comments