Apostasy (ردة or ارتداد) is the abandonment or renunciation of religion. It is punishable by death in Afghanistan, Iran, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, UAE, and Yemen and a criminal offence in many more Muslim-majority countries.
People say it’s my choice since my parents “asked” me when I was 8 years old, but how can a child understand and make such a decision, a decision that I saw as an opportunity to become like my mother and the women in the family.
If you are on social media, chances are that you have seen a video called ‘The Atheist Delusion’ by Ray Comfort, an American Christian minister and evangelist. In a short version of the video, Comfort asks people on the street whether they are atheists, and if they answer yes, he proceeds to discuss atheism with
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