Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 05 2013

Today is our day to defend our Amina

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Updated 5 April, 22:00 hours April 4 was our day to defend our Amina. The 19 year old Tunisian FEMEN activist whose only “crime” was to post a topless photo of herself saying: “my body belongs to me, and is not the source of anyone’s honour” and “fuck your morals”. Whilst she has done nothing wrong, …

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Apr 04 2013

You just don’t get it!

A group of women have set up a Facebook page called Muslim women against FEMEN…. Muslimah Pride Day. They just don’t get it (or obviously choose not to). On a day that has been set aside to defend a 19 year old woman who has been threatened by an Islamist with death by stoning, detained, …

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Apr 03 2013

For Amina: My Body Against Political Islam. No Sharia.

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Apr 03 2013

On 4 April, we will breast them!

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On 4th April, actions will be held in Berlin, Bonn, Bremen, Brussels, Frankfurt, Gothenburg, Kiev, London, Malmo, Milan, Montreal, Paris, Rio De Janeiro, San Francisco, Stockholm, Vancouver, Warsaw and more to mark 4 April, the International Day to Defend Amina. (See actions listed below.) These actions along with countless other activities including posting topless photos, …

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Apr 02 2013

Why an International Day to Defend Amina?

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Below is a compilation of questions I have been responding to on 4 April for various journalists: Why an International Day to Defend Amina? When I heard that 19 year old Tunisian Amina had been threatened with death for posting a topless photo of herself bearing the slogan “my body belongs to me, and is …

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Apr 02 2013

I have no regrets

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19 year old Tunisia Amina who bared her breasts against Islamism recently managed to tell a journalist that she has no regrets for her topless act. Though she was meant to be back at school on Monday, she was not there and continues to be held by her family against her will and prevented from contacting …

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Apr 02 2013

We have changed with the revolution and will not go backwards

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34 year old Egyptian female cartoonist, Dooa Eladl who calls herself a Muslim anarchist is facing blasphemy charges for her political cartoons that poke fun of Islamists. “The extremists don’t scare me,” she insists. “Whatever they do, I will continue to use my skills to poke fun at them. They must understand that we Egyptians …

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Apr 02 2013

Stop threats and murder of atheist bloggers in Bangladesh

The threats, intimidation and murder of atheists in Bangladesh continue, and now Islamists are demanding the state give them a hand with the killing. Islamists are calling for the death penalty for atheist bloggers for supposedly blasphemous blogs or else face the prospect of Islamist groups descending on the capital, Dhaka. The state’s response? A …

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Apr 01 2013

April 2013: Personal dignity is a foundation of human civilisation

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April 2013 is here. The photo for this month’s Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar is mother with son Maja Wolna. She says: My participation in the Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar is an act of the defence of the own body. Irrespective of the sex, the religion, the culture or customs we have the right to keep …

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