Tag: islamophobia

PRESS RELEASE, 2022-08-16

For immediate release AFT Condemns the Attack on Salman Rushdie and Urges the Canadian Parliament to Repudiate Motion M-103 Montreal, 16th August 2022 — Atheist Freethinkers (LPA-AFT), an association which promotes secularism and supports the rights of atheists, unequivocally denounces the

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The “Islamophobia” Scam

David Rand 2022-05-14 This talk was accompanied by a presentation of some thirty slides which we suggest you consult while reading through the text below. The video below is also available in our Youtube channel. This talk is an English

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In the News:
Masih Alinejad Opposes Ilhan Omar’s Islamophobia Bill

Why I’m opposed to Ilhan Omar’s bill against Islamophobia, Masih Alinejad, Washington Post, 2022-01-25. The legislation does not provide a clear definition of Islamophobia,… Is criticism of the Taliban a form of Islamophobia? The bill H.R.5665 – Combating International Islamophobia

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In the News:
Medical Journal Censors Criticism of Veil

Timeline of Events: 2021-11-08: CMAJ shows on its cover an image of a young girl wearing a hijab, prompting protests on social media, including criticism from Yasmine Mohammed, author of “UNVEILED: How Western Liberals Empower Radical Islam”. 2021-12-20: CMAJ publishes

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Blog 129: Lessons from the Muslim Association of Canada

David Rand 2021-12-09 The Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) recently received a $225,000 grant from the Ontario government to produce a course to combat so-called “Islamophobia” in schools. (It also received a $349,000 grant from the Canadian government for similar

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“Islamophobia” is Blasphemy

By Atheist Freethinkers Position adopted 2021-03-20. Minor corrections 2022-04-29. We, Atheist Freethinkers, strongly support the End Blasphemy Laws campaign whose goal is the repeal of all laws, in all countries of the world, which criminalize “blasphemy” or “insult to religion”

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Blog 121: Controversy about Islamoleftism in France

David Rand 2021-03-01 A storm is currently raging in France: a furious controversy concerning the term “Islamoleftism” (« islamogauchisme » in French). Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education declared on February 14th 2021 (on the television network CNews) that Islamoleftism is a

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Blog 120: American—and Canadian—Indecency

David Rand 2020-10-31 The beheading of schoolteacher Samuel Paty, the 16th of October 2020 in the Parisian suburb of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, sowed confusion and anger—and generated a wave of determined resistance—in France. The target of this barbaric act was simply performing

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2020-08-08: Why We Support Bill 21

AFT On-line Event, 2020-08-08 David Rand, President, Atheist Freethinkers Publication date: 2020-08-11 This talk was accompanied by a presentation of some thirty slides which we suggest you consult while reading through the text below. The video of the presentation is

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