September 18, 2012

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes about the importance of defending freedom of speech against attacks.

In Newsweek, Ayaan Hirsi Ali writes about the importance of defending freedom of speech against attacks. Link: http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/09/16/ayaan-hirsi-ali-on-the-islamists-final-stand.html
September 5, 2012

A girl accused of blasphemy in Pakistan may have been framed by Muslim cleric.

A girl accused of blasphemy in Pakistan may have been framed by Muslim cleric. Under Pakistani law, anyone […]
May 11, 2012

For her courage and her commitment to freedom, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has been awarded the Axel Springer Honorary Prize by the Axel Springer Academy in Berlin, Germany.

For her courage and her commitment to freedom, Ayaan Hirsi Ali has been awarded the Axel Springer Honorary […]
April 4, 2012

In an interview with Canada’s Globe and Post, Ayaan discusses freedom of expression and religious freedom.

In an interview with Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper, Ayaan discusses freedom of expression and religious freedom. Via:[http://ahafoundation.visibli.com/share/GreKX7]
April 3, 2012

Reporting FGM in Liberia gets journalist threats

Tribal leaders in Liberia in Western Africa have threatened a local journalist with female genital mutilation (FGM) after […]
January 31, 2012

Tunisia blasphemy trial becomes battleground for freedom of expression

In Tunisia, a blasphemy trial has become a battleground for freedom of expression vs. Islam. Via:[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/31/world/africa/tunisia-navigates-a-democratic-path-tinged-with-religion.html?hp]
December 31, 2011

In a display of brute strength by Egyptian Islamists, a Christian student accused of posting a drawing of Muhammad on Facebook has been arrested by Egyptian authorities

Egyptian authorities have detained a Coptic Christian student accused of posting a drawing of Islam’s prophet on Facebook […]
November 9, 2011

Text books in Pakistani schools foster prejudice and intolerance of Hindus and other religious minorities, while most teachers view non-Muslims as “enemies of Islam,” according to a study by a U.S. government commission released Wednesday.

Text books in Pakistani schools foster prejudice and intolerance of Hindus and other religious minorities, while most teachers […]
October 13, 2011

Iran actress sentenced to one year in jail for criticizing regime on free speech

Actress Marzieh Vafamehr has been sentenced to a year in jail and 90 lashes for her role in […]
September 28, 2011

Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks was the target of a planned attack in Gothenburg earlier this month, according to reports.

Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, who has received death threats for drawing cartoons of the Propher Mohammed, was the […]
July 25, 2011

With satire, a woman’s magazine tackles taboos in Turkey

Launched in March and produced by women cartoonists and women writers only, Bayan Yani, a Turkish magazine, has […]
June 12, 2011

U.S. Underwrites Internet Detour Around Censors

The Obama administration is leading a global effort to deploy “shadow” Internet and mobile phone systems that dissidents […]
May 23, 2011

The Islamists’ Enablers: The Western Sellout to Sharia Law

Wafa Sultan defends freedom of expression in Western countries against political Islam. via:[http://www.hudson-ny.org/2135/islamists-western-sharia-law]
April 10, 2011

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: ‘Indirectly, I was being set up for murder’

In an interview with the British Guardian, Ayaan describes how the Dutch government, which had encouraged her to […]
April 6, 2011

Saudi teacher probed over alleged anti-Islam comments

A Saudi university is investigating a female professor after receiving complaints from students that she made anti-Islam comments […]
April 4, 2011

Inside the Massacre at Afghan Compound

Officials are painting the weekend killings at the United Nations mission in northern Afghanistan’s largest city–which sparked cascading […]
April 1, 2011

Afghanistan: United Nations workers beheaded in attack on compound

Eight foreign employees of the United Nations in Afghanistan have been killed after protesters overran their compound in […]
March 29, 2011

In our silence, Muslim Americans essentially collaborate with the Islamists

Qanta Ahmed writes that “claims of ‘McCarthyism’ in the wake of the Peter King hearings threaten to suffocate […]
March 24, 2011

UN rights body ditches call to condemn religious “defamation”, focuses on freedom of belief

The UN’s top human rights body has replaced its traditional condemnation of religious “defamation” with a resolution underlining […]
March 3, 2011

Turkish police crack down on journalists

Turkish police on Thursday detained about 10 people, mostly journalists, in a crackdown on an alleged secularist network […]
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