Tag Archive: Arab Spring

Mar 10 2013

Impossible not to see

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Below is my speech at the wonderful International Women’s Day event in Frankfurt. • 15 year old Malala Yousefzai shot by the Taliban for defending girls’ education. • Egyptian atheist Aliaa Magda ElMahdy’s nude scream against misogyny and hypocrisy. • The outrage over the assassination of socialist leader Chokri Belaid in Tunisia. • The “Harlem …

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Feb 07 2012

Religion in power is the end of any form of democratic politics

The below is a section of Maryam’s speech On the revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa at a meeting in Stockholm, Sweden on 4 February 2012: The ‘Arab Spring’ represents a period of revolutions. It’s exciting, isn’t it? People in Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, Libya… have rise up against dictatorships. It’s a period of …

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Feb 01 2012

Sheffield and Stockholm

I will be speaking in Sheffield on Sharia law today. Details: 1 February 2012 Sheffield: Maryam Namazie will be speaking at a meeting organised by the Sheffield Humanist Society on Wednesday 1st February at The Friends Meeting House, 10 St James Street, Sheffield S1 2EW from 6:30 to 8:00pm. The talk will be on “One …

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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 04 2011

On the ‘Arab Spring’ and its links with the 99% movement – A must read!

Here’s the edited transcript of a TV International interview I did with Hamid Taqvaee on the Arab Spring, broadcast during October 2011. He’s leader of the Worker-communist Party of Iran. Interview with Hamid Taqvaee Maryam Namazie: Is the Arab Spring linked to the global 99% movement? Hamid Taqvaee: Of course it is linked! First of …

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