Monthly Archive: September 2008

Sep 29 2008

Hold this date: October 10, 2008

October 10 Conference on Political Islam, Sharia Law, and Civil Society The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB) will present its first all day international conference on Political Islam, Sharia Law, and Civil Society on Friday 10 October 2008. Since apostasy is punishable by death under Islamic law, the conference coincides with the International Day …

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Sep 25 2008

25 September TV International English

In the Thursday 25 September 2008 TV International programme: Maryam Namazie talks to Fariborz Pooya on Ahmadinejad’s visit to the UN; is the human rights situation in Iran better than neighbouring countries? Shealso talks to him about two questions she has received on the status of women in Iran in comparison to women in the …

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Sep 24 2008

Sign up for October 10 Conference

The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain presents its first international conference: Political Islam, Sharia Law, And Civil Society Friday 10 October 2008 International day against the Death Penalty 10am-6pm (Registration begins at 9am) Conway Hall London 25 Red Lion Square WC1R 4RL (Closest station: Holborn) Speakers: Mina Ahadi Mahin Alipour Roy Brown Andrew Copson Richard …

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Sep 20 2008

Annual Reunion of the Kindred Humanist Societies

South Place Ethical Society (SPES) T H E E T H I CAL S OC I E T Y Conway Hall, Brockway Room – All Welcome Annual Reunion of the Kindred Humanist Societies Sunday 21 September 2008 1430h P R O G R A M M E Welcome from SPES and Introduction Norman Bacrac, Editor, …

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Sep 19 2008

Not just an ‘ex’

Ziauddin Sardar has strange ideas about fame and fortune. If death threats and intimidation are what he is alluding to, then let him rest assured that there are better ways of getting there – most of them kowtowing to religion and Islam not the other way round. Clearly, having an ‘ex’ in front of your …

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Sep 08 2008

Hamid Shemshad was not deported, thanks to your efforts

Thank you for all your effort in defending Hamid Shemshad. Peter Edelmann, Hamid’s lawyer informed me that “removal section” of the Immigration office has advised him that they are not going to deport Hamid on Sunday, September 7th as it was set. They are holding it until the Immigration Canada look into his case. They …

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Sep 05 2008

TV International

In this week’s TV International English, Thursday 5 September 2008 What is the difference between Islam/political Islam and Muslims? Reza Moradi responds to that and other questions on his film, Fitna Remade. Can one oppose political Islam and US Militarism at the same time? Patty Debonitas responds on the Third Camp. Maryam Namazie also gives …

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Sep 04 2008

The only difference is this piece of paper

France’s undocumented immigrants live in constant fear of deportation because they do not have the correct papers. French photographer, Fabien Breuvart, has put together a series of images of anonymous ‘sans-papiers’, posing with sympathetic French citizens displaying their ID, in a powerful display of solidarity. The point of the photos is of course that the …

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Sep 02 2008

In commemoration of our most beloved

Every year relatives and friends of those executed during the Islamic regime of Iran’s mass executions of the summer of 1988 come together in Khavaran cemetery in the southeastern part of Tehran to commemorate their beloved. To us Khavaran is called the “Flower Garden,” but to the regime, which has dumped the bodies of thousands …

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Sep 02 2008

Save Hamid Shemshad from Deportation to Iran

International Federation of Iranian Refugees ( IFIR) Urgent Action Hamid Shemshad is scheduled to be deported to Iran next Sunday, September 7 by Canadian immigration. He is a well-known political activist and a member of an Iranian political and opposition party. His life will be in danger if he is returned. His deportation must be …

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