Monthly Archive: June 2008

Jun 24 2008

On the Ex-Muslim Councils

To hear an interview with Maryam Namazie, Mina Ahadi and others on Ex-Muslim Councils, on German Radio, June 23, 2008, click here.

Jun 23 2008

We need your help

Dear friends The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain was one year old on June 21. [We are asking members and supporters to join executive committee members for drinks to celebrate our anniversary in central London on 5th July 2008 from 2pm onwards. For more details, please RSVP by emailing us.] For many, this will come …

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Jun 22 2008

Freedom of Expression and Political Islam

Freedom of expression matters. It is not a luxury, a western value and it’s certainly not up for sale (though obviously governments and the UN mistakenly think it to be so). Sometimes – actually more often than not – it is all we have. But like many other rights and freedoms, it becomes most significant …

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Jun 21 2008

Islam matters because of political Islam

To see a video of the speech at the alternative Islam conference in Koln, Germany, click here.

Jun 04 2008

Political Islam and Freedom of Expression

Maryam Namazie will be speaking at the World Humanist Congress plenary session: Freedom of conscience and Expression at 1:30-2:45pm at the L’Enfant Plaza Hotel just off the National Mall. on June 6, 2008. For more information, click here.

Jun 03 2008

Background and political necessities of third camp

Patty Debonitas interviews Hamid Taqvaee on Third Camp TV Patty Debonitas: You wrote the manifesto and started the Third Camp movement. Tell us why you wrote the manifesto? Hamid Taqvaee: The Manifesto of the Third Camp against US Militarism and Islamic Terrorism was written at a time when the conflict between the US and the …

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Jun 03 2008

Siyaves Azeri responds on Fitna

A reader has commented on WPI’s statement about Fitna the movie as follows: “Some people could say that this is PC editorial by someone that should not be PC. When do we people discuss the verses used in the movie? For the moment too much of the global debate is about moviemaker rather then the …

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Jun 02 2008

Islam matters because of political Islam

More than many other things, Islam matters. But I think it matters mostly because it is the banner of a reactionary political movement. Otherwise, Islam is no different from other religions. You can find just as much misogyny, cruelty and inhumanity in the Bible or other religious books as you can in the Koran. And …

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