Death for “apostasy” must not stand! Free Ashraf Fayadh

The International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) joins around 60 human rights organisations internationally, protesting the death sentence handed down last week to Ashraf Fayadh in Saudi Arabia. Following an unfair trial during which he was denied access to a lawyer, Fayadh was variously accused of promoting atheism in his poetry, insulting the Prophet Muhammad, as well as “having [...]

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 [...]