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Monthly Archive: January 2011

Jan 31 2011

29 January – a successful day of protest against executions and in support of political prisoners

We salute all the people and organisations around the world that came out on Saturday 29 January 2011 making their voices heard to stop executions and in defence of political prisoners in Iran. As you will see from the photos and videos – the day was a resounding success with 38 events! You can find …

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Jan 29 2011

Reason is refreshing

To read an interview with Susan Navisi in German on the Council of Ex-Muslims, click here.

Jan 28 2011

Religion and Fascism work hand in hand; if in doubt ask the Pope!

I have emailed a number of people asking them to respond to the absurd claim that communism and fascism are alike – something that the far-Right and Right in general have been peddling. I am still working on my entry but couldn’t wait until then to post the following brilliant comment received from Hamid Taqvaee …

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Jan 27 2011

Limiting immigration is racist; why not limit bankers and NeoCons?

I am still reeling from much of the rubbish Douglas Murray spouted at yesterday’s One Law for All seminar entitled ‘Enemies not Allies.’ I couldn’t respond to him as I would have liked because there just wasn’t enough time and as spokesperson of One Law for All I had to try to keep to the …

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Jan 27 2011

On the current revolution in Tunisia

Interview with Leader of the Worker-Communist Party of Iran Regarding the Current Revolution in Tunisia Toward Socialism: The events in Tunis started with a man burning himself to protest against his unemployment, humiliation, and his inability to make a living. How do you describe the unfolding huge demonstration that led to the escape of Ben …

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Jan 25 2011

Don’t forget to come to enemies not allies seminar

If you have ever thought that the English Defence League or Stop Islamisation of Europe are okay or that United Against Fascism is a progressive organisation, come to our seminar on 26 January and hear why they are not. We have been researching a number of far-right organisations as well as the pro-Islamist left in …

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Jan 25 2011

January 29 Global Day of Action

In support of political prisoners and against execution in Iran Many organizations and individuals have announced their serious concern about public executions and intensification of executions in Iran. Saturday 29th January 2011, has been declared as a day of global protest against executions and in defense of political prisoners in Iran. Updated list of 32 …

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Jan 24 2011

Jafar Kazemi and Mohammad Ali Haj Aghaie executed

Jafar Kazemi and Mohammad Ali Haj Aghaie were murdered today by the Islamic regime of Iran. Both had been arrested in September 09 in connection with post-electoral protests. Both have been tortured. Jafar Kazemi’s wife said in a telephone earlier today that she went to prison to see her husband when she was told that …

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Jan 23 2011

What has charitable status have to do with anything?

Skeptical Science posted the call for emergency support for the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain on its site. PW commented: ‘They don’t have a charity no. I’m not a fan of giving money to people who I have no idea who they are or what they do with the money I give.’ My response is: …

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Jan 21 2011

Emergency Call: The Council of Ex-Muslims needs your support!

An ex-Muslim from Birmingham writes: “I’ve discarded Islam and I want to be with others like me in the effort to break the taboo associated with leaving Islam. This organisation is significant because it represents one of the most difficult things I must deal with in my life, and is the only effort in the …

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Jan 20 2011

International Women’s Day – A Day of Solidarity with Iranian Women!

The Islamic Republic of Iran is a gender apartheidist and misogynist regime that has imposed the most severe discriminatory laws, the most brutal and insulting rules and regulations on women, and has deprived them of their basic rights. Women under Islamic rule are officially and legally considered sexual slaves to serve men. But women in …

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Jan 18 2011

Revolution in Tunisia: Forward and Onward!

On Friday 14th January, a month-old mass protest and struggle of the working class and people of Tunisia against unemployment and destitution and the corrupt police state resulted in the hasty flight of Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, the President of Tunisia. This was the first achievement of the people of Tunisia in their fight for …

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Jan 17 2011

About the Revolutionary Developments in Tunisia!

After the evolvement of struggles of the unemployed, working class, and all oppressed in Tunisia, into mass protests and rallies attended by teachers, lawyers, and youth, and after the expansion of demonstrations to nearby cities and townships especially the capital Tunis, and the joining of trade unions, the government, represented by its oppressive forces, began …

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Jan 17 2011

The Islamic Regime of Iran is to execute two young men to death by stoning for homosexuality

According to the news we have received Ayub and Mosleh, 20 and 21 years old, are in danger of execution by stoning in the city of Piranshahr in the province of Kurdistan. The two young men are currently imprisoned in the city of Orumieh. They have been accused of having and filming homosexual relations. Pictures …

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Jan 16 2011

It is time to act!

People of the World It is time to Act Let’s Bring an End to Executions Free all Political Prisoners in Iran The history of the Islamic regime of Iran is known to many; it is a history of darkness and suppression; This is a regime of: • Imposition of sexual apartheid • Public lashing, torture …

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Jan 14 2011

In Defence of Political Prisoners & Against Executions in Iran – International Campaign

January 13, 2011 In Defence of Political Prisoners & Against Executions in Iran – International Campaign Over the last three weeks alone the Islamic Republic of Iran has executed more than 50 people; among them several political prisoners. Dozens of political prisoners have been sentenced to death; their execution imminent – like Jafar Kazemi and …

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Jan 12 2011

Hold these dates of seminar, conference and event against Sharia law and Stoning and for Women’s Rights

‘Enemies not Allies’ Seminar 26 January 2011, 18.30 – 20.00 (Registration begins at 18.00), Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL (Holborn Tube) Bigots and neo-Nazis feigning to campaign for rights… ‘anti-racist’ groups promoting fascism… ‘anti-war’ rallies run by supporters of terrorism and dictatorship… Enough! The One Law for All campaign is holding …

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Jan 11 2011

Is there nothing to learn from Sharia and the Stoning of Soraya M

Today I finally mustered up the courage to watch The Stoning of Soraya M after being in contact with the film’s wonderful director Cyrus Nowrasteh. It’s a heart wrenching account of one woman’s life, the status of women in Iran and the brutalities of stoning and Sharia law. The stoning scene is one of those …

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Jan 10 2011

Atheists and Agnostics Speak Out

See this video made by Hassan Radwan of the Council of Ex-Muslims and others in solidarity with those who are unable to renounce their religion in countries under Islamic laws:

Jan 10 2011

Defend Political Prisoners; Protest Against Executions

The Islamic Republic has started a vicious wave of executions since two weeks ago against worker activists, political prisoners and the general public. We must stop it before it goes too far. Currently available in English, Spanish, German, Farsi, Italian, and Dutch, please take a moment to sign the following declaration in defence of political …

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