Aus: MIZ 3/08
Aus: MIZ 3/08
We, the undersigned academics, intellectuals, human rights advocates, and organizations from Bangladesh and around the world, unequivocally condemn recent statements by Bangladesh government officials appearing to blame writers, publishers, and activists for their own deaths at the hands of violent extremists with suspected links to militant Islamist groups. We strongly urge the Bangladesh government to immediately take steps to vigorously protect the rights to freedom of religion, belief, and expression, both in word and in deed.
22nd April 2016 Dear High Commissioner Grandi, When documenting both the goals of your organisation and also the details of your ongoing activities, you frequently employ the term "religion" as a reason for persecution and consequently as a possible reason for a person to be granted asylum.
A new bill aims to force all public and private schools to teach the Bible as a source of values. Guatemala Secular Humanists launched a campaign against this blatant violation of religious freedom. (14-Aug-2015)
In IBKA non-religious people united to assert universal human rights – in particluar the freedom of thought and religion – and the separation of religion and state. We advocate for individual self-determination, promote rational thinking and inform about the social role of religion.
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