14 02, 2020

Court of Appeal ruling will force women to discriminatory Sharia courts

By | 2020-02-14T11:20:02+00:00 February 14th, 2020|Featured, Press Releases|Comments Off on Court of Appeal ruling will force women to discriminatory Sharia courts

PRESS RELEASE 14 FEBRUARY 2020 Court of Appeal rules that women who are unable to register their marriage in accordance with the law are not entitled to financial remedies on [...]

16 01, 2020

“On The Side Of Those Who Fight For Freedom”

By | 2020-02-11T12:55:07+00:00 January 16th, 2020|Featured, Press Releases, Resources|Comments Off on “On The Side Of Those Who Fight For Freedom”

The below was first published on Centre for Women's Justice website written by Maryam Namazie, joint prize winner of the Emma Humphrey’s Memorial Prize 2019. I started Council of Ex-Muslims [...]

13 12, 2019

Muriel Seltman: On the side of those who fight for freedom

By | 2019-12-13T09:55:35+00:00 December 13th, 2019|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on Muriel Seltman: On the side of those who fight for freedom

Muriel Seltman (27 March 1927 – 2 December 2019) was a mathematician, a writer, an activist and comrade in arms. She joined campaigns in support of One Law for All [...]

27 11, 2019

The hijab: “preventing common impositions”

By | 2020-02-14T11:20:39+00:00 November 27th, 2019|Press Releases, Spotlight|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 | 2020-01-03T00:59:15+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 | 2020-01-16T18:03:45+00:00 November 6th, 2019|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 [...]

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+01:00 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 [...]