A Statement Concerning The Mufti’s Latest Fatwa
Jan29

A Statement Concerning The Mufti’s Latest Fatwa

Lebanon’s Grand Mufti has issued on Monday the 28th of January a fatwa whose sole aim is to decapitate one of the many marginalized rights the Lebanese citizens are missing. The fatwa came after the latest tactic the civil society adopted which included two couples attempting to register the first civil marriage on Lebanese soil through loopholes in the Lebanese legal system. Sheikh Qabbani’s statement on Dar...

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Asking A Lebanese Atheist About All This Religious Screaming
Sep17

Asking A Lebanese Atheist About All This Religious Screaming

You could never say that things are dull in the Middle East, but this last week has been a particularly eventful one for the region. As I’m sure you’re aware by now, a bunch of right-wing Christians and Jews united with a soft-porn director to create a shitty film about the “evils” of Islam, and the Muslims in the Middle East did not react well to its depiction of their prophet Muhammad. Outbreaks of violence...

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A Statement Concerning The Proposed “Anti-Pope Protest”
Aug30

A Statement Concerning The Proposed “Anti-Pope Protest”

Many members were invited to attend a “protest against the pope” in Lebanon. While we do agree that the Vatican as an institution has committed (and is still committing) endless errors and atrocities against non-theists and science, we find ourselves responsible to inform the public, especially the people committed to our community about the hazards and considerations which should be taken prior to any action which has the...

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The 2012 European Atheist Convention
Mar23

The 2012 European Atheist Convention

The Adobe Flash Player is required for video playback.Get the latest Flash Player or Watch this video on YouTube. The 2012 European Atheist Convention The Atheist Perspective & Our Future: national, regional, global (25-27 May 2012 in Cologne, Germany) is an excellent opportunity to see world-class speakers – including PZ Myers, Michael Schmidt-Salomon, Taslima Nasrin and Rebecca...

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Dawkins on Darwin Event Images

“There is real poetry in the world, science is the poetry of reality” – Richard Dawkins Knowledge is each and every individual’s right, and the fact that we are surrounded by biased media twisting major scientific facts and breakthroughs into blasphemous conjectures doesn’t really serve the purpose. This is why “Freethought Lebanon”, on CLAFA’s 4th anniversary, decided to hold a...

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Free Thought Lebanon: Stop PIPA & SOPA
Jan19

Free Thought Lebanon: Stop PIPA & SOPA

Scream NO for limiting your freedom of expression!     Freethoughtlebanon.net has decided to shut down its site temporarily to protest against the draft laws that the U.S. Congress is set to vote for to combat piracy, and to join activists against the adoption of these two projects. “The law to prevent piracy on the Internet” (SOPA) and the Intellectual Property Protection Act (PIPA) .   The following laws...

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