By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Chinese authorities have viewed Christianity with suspicion for some time. They view Christians as potentially threatening political dissidents. This has be a concern of the Communist Party of China. Online marketplaces within China have been removing the Bible. Beijing is restricting citizens’ practice of religion. China has controlled the sale of… Read more »
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen There is an increase in the quality of outcomes based on reportage about Afghanistan. For the last 15 years, Afghanistan has made progress in the health outcomes for its citizenry. This is “especially for women and children,” even in spite of the insecurity well-known in the country. The basis for the… Read more »
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Al-Monitor reported on the arrests sent out for Iraqis charged with the crime of atheism. The charges come through the Dhi Qar province Garraf district judiciary. Atheism as a crime gained lots of social media attention. Some argue this is against the rights of the Iraqis. The Iraqi Constitution guarantees freedom of… Read more »
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Ghada Ibrahim is a Former Muslim and Saudi Activist. In particular, an activist for the rights of women in Islam and talking about her former faith. Here we talk about growing up in a Saudi Muslim family, family life, aspects of Islam, well-being of women and men in Islam, and the net… Read more »
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “Can religion and faith play a role in the lives of LGBTQ youth? That question was discussed at a gender, sexuality and faith forum held Tuesday in the University of Windsor’s School of Social Work. The event was a part of the Windsor Pride Run For Rocky Legacy Project — the annual continuation of tributes… Read more »
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 21-Apr-2018 to 27-Apr-2018.