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Disabled Saudi man sentenced to death for attending a protest

Apparently emboldened by President Trump’s failure to raise concerns about human rights abuses on his recent visit to  Saudi Arabia, a Saudi has upheld a death sentence imposed on a disabled man who was arrested after he attended a protest. According to this report, Munir al-Adam, 23, above, was beaten so badly he lost hearing in […]

Christian zealots furious over US Army’s gay pride memo

Army Surgeon General Lieutenant General Nadja West and Command Sergeant Major Gerald C Ecker, above, have come under attack for issuing a memo urging ‘each member of the Army Medical Team’ to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month in June. The memo stated: Throughout history, brave LGBT Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast […]

N Ireland couple challenge law over humanist weddings

Model Laura Lacole, 27,  and footballer Eunan O’Kane, 26, above – both humanists – have mounted  a court challenge to have their upcoming wedding recognised as legal without having a separate religious or civil ceremony. According to the Guardian, Lacole is marrying the Leeds United and Republic of Ireland midfielder O’Kane in Northern Ireland next […]

Devout Michigan Muslim sues pizza company for $100-million

Mohamad Bazzi’s enormous claim for damages on the eve of Ramadan yesterday came after he was allegedly served pizza containing pork on two occasions by a branch of the fast food chain Little Caesars in Dearborn. According to this report, Bazzi’s lawyer, Majed Moughni, says that his client had been the victim of misrepresentation and […]

Islamists demand the removal of ALL statues in Bangladesh

In April this year a writ was filed with the High Court demanding removal of the statue of Greek goddesses from the Supreme Court premises. The reason given for the lawsuit was that the statue of Themis, the Greek goddess of Justice, was “unconstitutional” and “unIslamic”. The authorities, anxious to appease moronic Muslim zealots, began […]

Idiots of the week: Matt Archbold and Andy Burnham

Archbold, a Catholic commentator, and Burnham, the Mayor of Manchester, qualify for this spot for observations made about atheism and Islam. Archbold, writing for the National Catholic Register at the weekend, boldly declared: Atheism is the Uncoolest Choice Ever, and I Can Prove It. Among this twerp’s “8 Reasons Christianity is Cooler than Atheism” is […]

US bigot Brian Camenker vows to fight gay marriage in Taiwan

Yesterday Taiwan’s highest court ‘imposed homosexuality-based marriage’ on the island nation, much to the annoyance of Brian Camenker, a right wing loon who believes that gays want to throw Christians like him into concentration camps. Camenker heads MassResistance, a “pro-family” outfit intent on spreading homophobia across the globe. In 2015 he told the World Congress […]

Hopes that New Zealand would bin its blasphemy laws dashed

Last week we reported that New Zealand was on the brink of scrapping its blasphemy laws, but today, to the anger of many, politicians voted to keep them. At least for a while longer. According to this report, parliament had the opportunity to remove decades-old anti-blasphemy laws but bailed out yesterday, leaving blasphemy an offence punishable […]

The Trump Effect: religious fervour engulfs armed forces

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), headed by Michael ‘Mikey’ Weinstein, above, is alleging that Donald Trump’s presidency has led to such a steep rise in fundamentalist Christian evangelising and religious bigotry in the US armed forces that the matter is reaching the level of a ‘national security threat’. According to this Newsweek report, the […]

Muslim Council of Britain chief condemns Manchester atrocity

In the wake of last night’s terrorist attack which killed 22, including children, and injured 59,  Harun Khan, above, General Secretary of  the Muslim Council of Britain said: May the perpetrators face the full weight of justice both in this life and the next. According to this report, at least 22 people, including children, were […]