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27 11, 2019

The hijab: “preventing common impositions”

By | 2019-12-03T19:57:50+00:00 November 27th, 2019|Featured, Press Releases|Comments Off on The hijab: “preventing common impositions”

The hijab: “preventing common impositions” was published in Workers Liberty Solidarity in defence of banning child veiling on 27 November 2019. Maryam Namazie is an activist with the Council of [...]

20 11, 2019

Does religion have a privileged status in the UK?

By | 2019-12-03T19:58:19+00:00 November 20th, 2019|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Does religion have a privileged status in the UK?

By Rahila Gupta CNN, Wed November 20, 2019 Editor's Note: Rahila Gupta is an author and journalist. She has written several books, including "Don't Wake Me: The Ballad of Nihal [...]

12 11, 2019

Maryam Namazie and Afsana Lachaux, Joint Winners of 2019 Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize

By | 2019-11-12T11:27:53+00:00 November 12th, 2019|Featured, Press Releases|Comments Off on Maryam Namazie and Afsana Lachaux, Joint Winners of 2019 Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize

Maryam Namazie and Afsana Lachaux were joint winners of the 2019 Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize for their campaigning work in support of women under Sharia laws. The award recognised the [...]

6 11, 2019

Significant case on women’s rights following break up of marriage at the Court of Appeal

By | 2019-11-08T09:08:56+00:00 November 6th, 2019|Featured, Home, Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Significant case on women’s rights following break up of marriage at the Court of Appeal

PRESS RELEASE 6 November 2019 On 13/14 November Southall Black Sisters (SBS) is intervening in an important case (Akhter v Khan) with far-reaching implications for minority women’s rights. As part [...]

6 11, 2019

Don’t Lock Women Out of Justice: Equality Not Discrimination

By | 2019-11-21T20:02:09+00:00 November 6th, 2019|Spotlight, Upcoming Events|Comments Off on Don’t Lock Women Out of Justice: Equality Not Discrimination

Significant case on women’s rights following break up of marriage at the Court of Appeal #EqualityNotDiscrimination Join the One Law for All campaign at the Court of Appeal on 13/14 [...]

4 11, 2019

4 November 2019, Edinburgh University Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society

By | 2019-11-06T16:57:11+00:00 November 4th, 2019|Past Events|Comments Off on 4 November 2019, Edinburgh University Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society

4 November 2019, Edinburgh Maryam to speak to Edinburgh University Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society on Celebrating Apostasy, Blasphemy and Dissent.

3 10, 2019

2019 Shortlist Announced, Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize, 3 October 2019

By | 2019-11-12T09:32:41+00:00 October 3rd, 2019|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on 2019 Shortlist Announced, Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize, 3 October 2019

2019 Shortlist Announced, Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize, 3 October 2019 We have a fantastic shortlist for the inaugural joint Emma Humphreys and Centre for Women’s Justice awards. Please join us [...]

17 09, 2019

De Balie #CelebratingDissent Festival was an Astounding Success

By | 2019-11-06T17:31:29+00:00 September 17th, 2019|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on De Balie #CelebratingDissent Festival was an Astounding Success

The epic ‘Celebrating Dissent’ Festival took place between 30 August -1 September in Amsterdam, a collaboration between the prestigious art and debate institute De Balie and Maryam Namazie. Consisting of [...]

16 09, 2019

Demanding the unconditional immediate release @RusthumRussso

By | 2019-10-07T12:07:26+00:00 September 16th, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on Demanding the unconditional immediate release @RusthumRussso

Mohamed Rusthum Mujuthaba was arrested by police in the Maldives earlier this week on charges of “insulting Islam” on social media. @RusthumRussso Tweeted police raising the alarm on multiple death [...]