Sold into prostitution aged 9, then saved from execution at 18, Leila now 22 tells her life story for the first time. To listen, click here.
Monthly Archive: November 2007
Nov 29 2007
Nov 22 2007
The gang rape victim who has become known as the ‘girl from Al Qatif’ has been sentenced to 200 lashes and a 6-month prison term in Saudi Arabia for being alone with a member of the opposite sex who was not an immediate family member before she was raped. To find out more about this …
Nov 19 2007
This Tuesday November 20, 13.00-14.30 Maryam Namazie will be speaking on a panel entitled: ISLAM, REIGIOUS DIVERSITY AND UNIVERSAL RIGHTS IN MULTI ETHNIC DEMOCRACIES in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2005, the British parliament was very close to passing a law against “religious hatred”. In the spring of 2006 the United Nations Human Rights Council passed a …
Nov 19 2007
Thanks to Sahara, Wisehaven, Abuali, Osmanthus and Matt, the Council of Ex-Muslims has a brilliant new forum! Visit it and join up to discuss, debate and chat.
Nov 15 2007
27 year old Zahra Bani Ameri – a medical student – committed suicide in a Hamedan Province prison two days after she was arrested on November 11 in a park for being there with a man.
Nov 12 2007
Just to tell you that my website is up and running now. It doesn’t have all the latest updates but I will do that soon. Also my old email address is working fine now. Please resend anything that you sent and bounced back the past few days.
Nov 09 2007
FYI, my website is down as is my email address so if you need to contact me, use this email for now.
Nov 07 2007
November 07, 2007 To: Worker organizations and unions all around the world The Iranian Ministry of Intelligence has started to arrest striking Haft-Tape workers! The workers demand international support! On Monday, November 5th one of the workers of Haft-Tape Sugar Factory naming Qorban (Ramazan) Alipour was arrested by agents of the Ministry of Intelligence and …
Nov 07 2007
Delaram Ali has been sentenced to 2 years and 6 months in prison and 10 lashes by the Islamic regime of Iran for her participation in the June 12, 2006 protest in support of women’s rights in Haft Tir Square which was violently attacked by the regime’s security forces. She was beaten during the protest, …
Nov 05 2007
Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain 5 November 2007 It is outrageous that the British Government is to hand out public money to Islamic organisations, and that taxpayers should help train clerics and fund madrassas, which are in effect sectarian schools and recruiting grounds for political Islam. It is insulting that Hazel Blears sees this as …
Nov 02 2007
To read an article in the Big Issue in the North entitled Beyond Belief, click here.