Mon, 04 Nov 2013
In a country torn by violent civil war, the sounds of a church bell ringing stands in stark contrast to the sounds of gunfire and bombs that have become the norm.
Sat, 21 Sep 2013
The International Day of Peace, a.k.a. "Peace Day" provides an opportunity for individuals, organizations and nations to create practical acts of peace on a shared date.
Mon, 29 Apr 2013
Panorama goes undercover to investigate what is really happening in Britain's Sharia Councils - Islamic religious courts.
Tue, 5 Mar 2013
Humanist group raises concerns amid new efforts by Muslim countries in UN to ban denigration of religion. Atheists, humanists and freethinkers face widespread discrimination around the world, with expression of their views criminalised and even subject to capital punishment, the United Nations has been told.
Tue, 22 Jan 2013
Alireza Mafiha and Mohammad Ali Sorouri were hanged early on Sunday in the Iranian capital, Tehran, according to the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA). They were convicted of "moharebe", or waging war against God, which under Iran's interpretation of Islamic law is punishable by death.
Tue, 8 Jan 2013
Nearly half (47%) of the countries and territories in the world have laws or policies that penalize blasphemy, apostasy (abandoning one’s faith) or defamation. Anti-blasphemy laws are particularly common in the Middle East and North Africa; 13 of the 20 countries in that region (65%) make blasphemy a crime.
Sat, 24 Nov 2012
Ex-Muslim atheists are becoming more outspoken, but tolerance is still rare. Alexander Aan dares to be a man of integrity, and is punished for his integrity, in the most populated Muslim nation on earth. His situation is sadly common in many nations. No matter where you live, you can help.
Fri, 09 Nov 2012
The death of an Iranian blogger has been reported by his family a week after he was taken into custody. Sattar Beheshti, 35, was arrested by Iranian police on charges of "actions against national security on social networks and Facebook."
Tue, 09 Oct 2012
Significant progress to end the death penalty has been made over the past 10 years. Global momentum continues to build toward complete abolition, but work remains to be done to end capital punishment.
Tue, 18 Sep 2012
As you may have seen in the papers recently, there is growing evidence that young children (some as young at 5 years old) are being “married” to older men in Sharia courts across Britain. This is increasingly being sanctioned by the Islamists who run Britain’s network of Sharia courts, and there is evidence that this practice is growing.
Sat, 15 Sep 2012
The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB) is calling for Tom Holland's Channel 4 documentary Islam: The Untold Story to have a repeat showing, after the broadcaster cancelled it following threats and menaces from Islamists.