Tag Archive: ex-Muslims

Nov 27 2013

The Ex-Muslims: Leaving the Faith

Finally, a decent programme on ex-Muslims and leaving the faith by Sarfraz Manzoor on BBC Radio 4. You can listen to it here.

Nov 26 2013

CEMB November Update: Apostasy, Sex Segregation and Islamist Double-Speak

Hello APOSTATES IN ISLAM REPORT The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB) and Atheist Alliance International have published a new report on the Political and Legal Status of Apostates in Islam with the support of The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science UK. The report examines sources for laws that prohibit apostasy from Islam, …

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May 15 2013

I support International Imad Day

Yasmine Vinck from Belgium

Today is International Imad Day to stand with 22 year old Imad Iddine Habib who has received threats after his establishment of the Council of Ex-Muslims of Morocco and to exert pressure on the Moroccan government to guarantee his security and respect freedom of expression and thought. Rather than prosecute freethinkers, the government should prosecute …

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Apr 23 2013

Leaving Islam is not a crime


Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain Press Release Morocco’s High Council of Ulemas (the highest government religious institution headed by the King) has issued a fatwa decreeing the death penalty for Moroccans who leave Islam. Currently, under Morocco’s penal code, those who impede or prevent worship face imprisonment and fines. An attack on apostates is clearly …

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Feb 13 2013

Council of Ex-Muslims: Updates and Reminders

Dear friend I wanted to write a quick note updating you on the work of the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain, reminding you of some important events, and asking for some help. March 14: International Day to Defend Blasphemers and Apostates We will be organising another international day to defend blasphemers and apostates. On the …

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Dec 13 2012

Why I Left Islam Live Show

On December 15th at 9PM GMT/UK time The Jinn And Tonic Show will be discussing the subject “Why I left Islam.” The panel will consist of a small number of atheists and a Muslim, Akber Chaudhry. This live show will feature calls in from ex-Muslims who are going to talk about why they decided to …

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Dec 07 2012

Statement on adding ex-Muslim to the LSE Atheist, Secularist, and Humanist Society name

The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB) unequivocally supports the London School of Economics Student Union Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society’s decision to add ‘ex-Muslim’ to its name. This is a positive move that will give heightened visibility and a sense of belonging to ex-Muslims who are often not seen and not heard. Even if …

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Jun 25 2012

An unnecessary provocation?

The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain’s fifth anniversary celebration was absolutely fantastic. Here’s my speech. Thank you for joining us on the fifth anniversary of the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB). People often ask why ex-Muslim? Is it not an unnecessary provocation? Provocation, yes, but unnecessary, no. Islamists tell us this all the time. …

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