Archive for the 'Religious Barbarism'

Ibrahim Finally Out of Sudan

Meriam Ibrahim, the Christian woman initially sentenced to death in the Sudan for apostasy, has finally left that barbaric country and is headed to the United States. But she went first to Italy, where she got an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican. Read more

Lawsuit Dropped Against Mariam Ibrahim

So another twist and turn, and a positive one, in the saga of Mariam Ibrahim. The lawsuit filed by her family has apparently been dropped, which may pave the way for her finally to be able to leave Sudan and come to the United States. Gee, I wonder if those anti-immigration Christian righters will complain about that? Read more

Badawi Lawyer Gets 15 Years in Prison

Waleed Abulkhair, the Saudi human rights activist who was Raif Badawi’s attorney in his blasphemy trial, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in that country for “inciting public opinion against the government” and “insulting the country’s leaders and judiciary.” Read more

Nigerian Atheist Now Getting Death Threats

Mubarak Bala, the Nigerian man who was committed to a mental hospital by his Muslim family for being an atheist, is now freed. It happened almost by accident, as he was freed due to a strike at the hospital. But now, of course, he’s getting death threats and is in hiding from Muslim thugs who would kill him. Read more

Totalitarian…You Keep Using That Word…

Wallace Henley has a column at the Christian Post where he bizarrely calls efforts by the Obama administration to push countries around the world to stop imprisoning and killing gay people “totalitarian.” He keeps using that word…I know it doesn’t mean what he thinks it means. Read more