Letter to President Hollande

In the aftermath of the 13 November Paris terror attacks, the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) wrote to President Hollande. The open letter from the week after the attacks is now published in full below, in English and in French. (You can also read our public statement on the attacks.) Dear Mr President, I write to [...]

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Europe stands with Bangladeshi atheists at Solidarity Book Fair in The Hague

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Creationism is dead in Iceland

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In the News: Defend Salman Rushdie Against Iranian Fatwa and Bounty

In Defence of Salman Rushdie, Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB), 2016-02-25 We […] are outraged to learn that forty state-run media outlets in Iran have raised $600,000 (£420,000) to add as bounty to Ayatollah Khomeini’s death fatwa on the...

Christy Sheats Supporter Causes Christians to Speak Out

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$1bn Bank Heist Foiled By A Rather Hilarious Mistake

Photo credit: Hurst Photo/Shutterstock When there’s billions of dollars on the table and you’ve been snooping around the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, make sure you...