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Aug 24 2012

Gone to the Beach

gonetothebeach

I will be away until 6 September and will begin blogging regularly when I return. Have a good rest of the summer!

Aug 01 2012

I’m back blogging

I am back blogging after a few weeks away. Thanks for all your kind messages and emails whilst I was taking time off to work out some personal problems. I had gotten used to just bulldozing ahead whilst my life fell apart so it was nice taking a break and sorting things out. Everything is …

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Jul 18 2012

Won’t be blogging until the end of the month

I won’t be blogging until the end of the month due to some personal problems I am trying to sort out. I’ve also had to pull out of my speaking engagements this month so Nahla Mahmoud will be going to Reading Skeptics tomorrow and Sundas Hoorain will be speaking at the July 25 event on …

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Jun 14 2012

Islam hasn’t been tarnished; humanity has

30 year old atheist Alex Aan has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison and fined today, Thursday, for posting ‘there is no god’ on Facebook and being critical of Islam. He was found guilty of “deliberately spreading information inciting religious hatred and animosity” under the Electronic Information and Transactions law. Aan …

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Apr 19 2012

I’m back from the dead

Well I’m sort of back from the dead. I haven’t blogged for a few days because I have been in a dark room with a massive migraine. But the pounding in my head has stopped and I am as good as new – at least for now. I’ll be blogging again today after I go through the …

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Feb 23 2012

What I’m doing this month

I am away from tomorrow until Sunday as I am going to the Worker-communist Party of Iran’s congress. I won’t be blogging for that period as we won’t have personal access to phones and the internet. Try not to miss me too much. Other things I am doing this month are: 3 March 2012, 10.00am …

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Feb 15 2012

Do you encounter long delays on my blog?

evilDoug has written to say that he often encounters long delays as my FTB pages load. He says: I don’t have this problem with any of the other FTBs. I’m sorry I can’t provide any clues as to exactly what is happening. Part of the page will load, then it just stops for some time, …

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Jan 18 2012

We need nudity: In support of Golshifteh Farahani

Iranian actor Golshifteh Farahani has posed nude for a Madame Le Figaro magazine photoshoot in a move that is seen to defend freedom of speech and oppose the strictures against women. I unequivocally support Golshifteh Farahani. We need nudity now more than ever to break the hold of Islam and Islamism in our lives particularly …

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Jan 08 2012

Will respond soon

Hope you all had a good New Year. My parents were visiting so I took a break whilst they were here. I will be sure to respond to your comments or emails within this week. Sorry for the delay.

Dec 31 2011

Happy New Year!

2012

(Via Cathy Gianelli on Facebook)

Nov 19 2011

Forget breasts, cover those tempting eyes!

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The Saudi Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice (yes, it’s really their name), can order women with ‘tempting’ eyes to cover them up.

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Nov 18 2011

Aliaa is not obscene; you are!

The disgusting Islamists have taken legal action against Aliaa Magda Elmahdy and her blogger boyfriend for ‘violating morals, inciting indecency and insulting Islam’.

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Nov 14 2011

Facebook and Salman Rushdie

Ophelia Benson reports that Facebook de-activated Salman Rushdie’s account but has now re-activated it, though it initially asked him to call himself Ahmed Rushdie. I’m not surprised.

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Nov 14 2011

The hijab is not cultural, it’s compulsory!

Have you noticed how they are always able to ‘compromise’ when it comes to women’s rights? Well at least that’s what they call it. According to FIFA, the Football Federation, the hijab is cultural, thereby allowing the Islamic Republic of Iran’s women footballers to participate in the Olympics.

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Nov 11 2011

You can do something else for a few hours; site being upgraded tonight

Freethoughtblogs is being upgraded tonight starting at 10pm Eastern Time and will take 2-3 hours to complete; there may still be some intermittent problems that will need to be fixed. Hopefully things will be running smoothly soon. This should give you all a couple of hours to do something else?

Nov 11 2011

A real passion for freedom!

One Law for All’s third edition art competition and exhibition held during 29 October – 5 November at Unit 24 Gallery in London was a huge success bringing together a shortlisted group of international artists addressing controversial topics such as female genital mutilation, executions of gays in Iran, censorship and the veil via painting, drawing, …

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Nov 08 2011

I have chosen to speak up

Here are some testimonies from atheist ex-Muslims: I left Islam at 16. I am at university now, but I am still “in the closet” about my atheism, worried about the reaction it would get from religious family members and friends. I still have to pretend to pray and wear the hijab. This has been frustrating, …

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Nov 02 2011

Hi

5 London Scene not Heard

I am really excited about joining freethought blogs. Can’t wait. In the next few days, I’ll be migrating my archives here (with lots of help on how to do it of course) so the full blog will be up and running soon. I will now have to take my blogging more seriously – blogging amongst …

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Nov 01 2011

Passion for Freedom Private Viewing in Photos

To see some photos of the 29 October private viewing of One Law for All’s Passion for Freedom Art show, click here. The show is on until the end of the week so go and visit it if you can.

Oct 29 2011

Passion for Freedom London Festival Private Viewing Tonight

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