In the latest issue of CHARTIST, Tehmina Kazi writes on the complications found in efforts to unite Muslims During September 2014, the #notinmyname hashtag went viral. Young British Muslims at the East London-based Active Change Foundation created a video condemning ISIS, with a tagline at the end: “ISIS do not represent British Muslims.” This was…Details
British Muslims for Secular Democracy (BMSD) response to the torture and murder of Shahzad Masih and Shama Bibi
PRESS RELEASE – 7th November 2014 British Muslims for Secular Democracy (BMSD) are alarmed and deeply saddened to hear about the torture and murder of Christian couple Shahzad Masih and Shama Bibi, in a village in the Punjab, Pakistan. The incident occurred after a local, Yousaf Gujjar, alleged that Shama Bibi had burnt the Qu’ran.…Details
Most citizens with progressive politics want policies predicated on the philosophy of humanism, not religious dogma. They want modern ethical approaches to abortion, contraception, embryonic stem cell research, same-sex marriage, sex education, recovery programs, and the right to die. Internationally, progressives want full recognition of human rights. Secularism is seen as the only way to…Details
Muslim Women Deserve Better than Sharia Law.