The article I wrote for Atheist Freethinkers, “Ottawa Hijab Solidarity Day,” is available on the AFT blog.
On Saturday, sometime before 11 PM, someone set fire to the only mosque in Peterborough. No one was hurt, thankfully, and while the damage was considerable inside, the Masjid Al-Salaam building itself survived. A neighbour noticed the flames and alerted fire services, who managed to quickly confine the flames to the main floor. In the… Read more »
On November 9th 2015, Alban Ketelbuters’ article, “Zunera Ishaq, le Canada et le niqab” was published in the Huffingon Post Québec. It is possible that John McCallum, Minister of Immigration and Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice didn’t read Ketelbuters’ article or they chose to ignore it. On November 16, this statement from the Minister of… Read more »
Marco DeRossi, member of the Board of Directors for Atheist Freethinkers/Libres penseurs athées, exercised his right to vote in the 2015 federal election wearing the costume featured in the photo below: DeRossi shares his experience in an article entitled “Canadian Masquerade“: Just to set things up for you, Zunera Ishaq is the fundamentalist Muslim woman who,… Read more »