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 [...]

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 [...]

10 09, 2019

 Stand with the witches, heretics and blasphemers, Interview with Maryam Namazie, sister-hood, 10 September 2019

By | 2019-10-07T12:22:02+00:00 September 10th, 2019|Press Releases, Resources|Comments Off on  Stand with the witches, heretics and blasphemers, Interview with Maryam Namazie, sister-hood, 10 September 2019

 Stand with the witches, heretics and blasphemers, Interview with Maryam Namazie, sister-hood, 10 September 2019 Maryam Namazie is an Iranian-born writer and activist. She is the Spokesperson for Fitnah – [...]

6 08, 2019

Epic Celebrating Dissent Festival in Amsterdam, Aug 31 – Sept 1

By | 2019-09-04T15:19:11+00:00 August 6th, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on Epic Celebrating Dissent Festival in Amsterdam, Aug 31 – Sept 1

Celebrating Dissent Festival during August 31 – September 1 in Amsterdam at De Balie will be a huge and historic event with nearly 50 contributors from 30 countries worldwide coming [...]

4 07, 2019

4 July 2019, LGBT Rights, Apostasy and Blasphemy, London

By | 2019-09-04T15:19:40+00:00 July 4th, 2019|Past Events, Press Releases|Comments Off on 4 July 2019, LGBT Rights, Apostasy and Blasphemy, London

4 July 2019, 6:00pm for a 6:45pm start until 10:00pm, London Join Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and One Law for All for an evening of film, poetry and a [...]

2 07, 2019

Must take an unequivocal stand against all forms of hate

By | 2019-10-07T12:15:03+00:00 July 2nd, 2019|Press Releases, Resources|Comments Off on Must take an unequivocal stand against all forms of hate

My interview with Nilantha Ilangamuwa in Sri Lanka's FT She is energetic and outspoken. Her creativity on resistance against repressive regimes has attracted many communities around the globe. Maryam Namazie is [...]

19 06, 2019

The APPG’s definition of ‘Islamophobia’ is a triumph for fundamentalists

By | 2019-09-17T08:07:07+00:00 June 19th, 2019|Press Releases, Spotlight|Comments Off on The APPG’s definition of ‘Islamophobia’ is a triumph for fundamentalists

The below article was published on sister-hood. “Islamophobia is rooted in racism and is a type of racism that targets expressions of Muslimness or perceived Muslimness” – All-Party Parliamentary Group [...]