Interview with Fauzia Ilyas – President, Atheist & Agnostic Alliance Pakistan

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Fauzia Ilyas is the Founder and President of the Atheist & Agnostic Alliance Pakistan. This is an extremely dangerous country for freethinkers, especially women of the freethought community with the explicit title of atheist or agnostic, as known to most readers here. When we look at … Continue reading

Some Minor Coverage and Recent News on the Co-Founder of Aware Girls

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Gulalai Ismail lives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan (Wikipedia, 2019). She is the Co-Founder of Aware Girls with Saba Ismail (a sister), and a human rights activist (Aware Girls, 2019). Her social activism and human rights work exists in a difficult area of the world compared to most … Continue reading

Press Release: Humanist activist and family threatened by Pakistan: Canadian government asked to intervene

*From middle July but still relevant.* TORONTO – July 18, 2019 – PRLog — Humanist Canada continues to join a growing chorus of denunciation of the Government of Pakistan in its treatment of human rights campaignerGulalai Ismail, including Humanists International and other human rights groups. Denunciation followed by calls to drop the sedition charge against Ismail. Once more, … Continue reading

Asia Bibi, Husband, and Daughters Safe in Canada

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen — According to Religion News, the case – known to several readers here – of Asia Bibi hit some of the news once more. Some secular Canadians took intrigue at this case because of the reason for the charges against Bibi, who, according to those making the … Continue reading

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