Daily Archives: March 10, 2015

“Join Us in a Demand for Justice”

by | March 10, 2015

Canadian Atheist joins Center for Inquiry US and Centre For Inquiry Canada to share a statement from Rafida Bonya Ahmed, the wife of freethought writer Avijit Roy. Center for Inquiry US explains, Rafida Bonya Ahmed was viciously attacked in Dhaka, Bangladesh by Islamic extremists wielding machetes as she and her husband, renowned freethought writer Avijit Roy,… Read more »

IHEU Comment on Mumtaz Qadri Trial

by | March 10, 2015

Today, the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) published its response to the Pakistani High Court’s decision to uphold Mumtaz Qadri’s 2011 conviction for murder: Yesterday, the High Court in Lahore, Pakistan, upheld the murder conviction against self-confessed killer, Mumtaz Qadri, despite significant pressure from Islamist supporters of “blasphemy” laws to free him. The court also overturned… Read more »