International coalition to protest arrest of Nigerian humanist

By Humanists International and Atheists United (Sat., May 2, 2020) London. — Atheists, faith leaders, and other grassroots activists have organized an international Week of Protest to help bring attention to the ongoing plight of Mubarak Bala, the President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria. On April 28, Mubarak Bala was arrested … Continue reading

Unheard Voices in the Mubarak Bala case

— By Robert Hamilton The dangerous circumstances surrounding atheist and President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, Mubarak Bala, have risen to broader levels of international attention. Major organizations like the United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner and Amnesty International have been contacted about this case, but, at this point, … Continue reading

Mubarak Held Incommunicado in Kano

By Leo Igwe  While the police authorities in Kano have confirmed that Nigerian Humanist Mubarak Bala is in their custody, they have not granted him access to a lawyer. He has been held incommunicado. The police arrested Mubarak in Kaduna three days ago following a complaint of insulting prophet Muhammad … Continue reading

Mubarak Bala: Death Threats, Blasphemy and Police Investigation in Kano

*The situation escalated fast, the last escalation for Bala happened in 2014 when he formally renounced Islam and became an ex-Muslim and an atheist. Dr. Leo Igwe has been working hard to provide reportage and acquire international support through the relevant networks in the international freethought community with many hearing … Continue reading

Mubarak Bala Arrested for Blasphemy in Kaduna

*Mubarak Bala has participated in over half of a dozen conversations as part of an educational series for Canadian Atheist. However, I was informed of a criminal complaint about Facebook posts and blog posts yesterday against him. Within 24 hours, this is the update from Dr. Leo Igwe. Both are … Continue reading

Ask Mubarak 7 – Et Tu? Two: How Bad Could Things Get?

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mubarak Bala is the President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria. We will be conducting this educational series to learn more about humanism and secularism within Nigeria. Humanists in Nigeria and some other African states have some of the toughest sensibilities built on real hardship unseen by … Continue reading

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