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Family guilty of 'honour' murders

Family guilty of 'honour' murders | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Three members of an Afghan-Canadian family are found guilty of murdering four of their female relatives in a case of so-called honour killing.
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Brainwashing To Believe

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On Friday 13 January this year, The Telegraph reported that Islamic terrorist have been brainwashing children into believing that if they strapped a bomb to their chest and detonated it in a public place, that the bomb would only kill Americans. The story said this:
“The largely illiterate boys are fed a diet of anti-Western and anti-Afghan government propaganda until they are prepared to kill, he said. But the boys are also assured that they will miraculously survive the devastation they cause.”

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Nigeria killings called ‘ethnic, religious cleansing’

Nigeria killings called ‘ethnic, religious cleansing’ | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

The head of Nigeria’s Christians said Saturday the killing of dozens of faithful in attacks blamed on Islamists suggested “ethnic andreligious cleansing” reminiscent of the start of the 1960s civil war.

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Graphic: Anatomy of a stoning | National Post

Graphic: Anatomy of a stoning | National Post | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
In Saturday's National Post we look at the brutal practice of stoning. This method of execution is still practiced in certain countries, notably Iran, where it is used to punish adulterers and other criminals.
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Atheist Saeed Khalid must not be deported to Pakistan | Maryam Namazie

Atheist Saeed Khalid must not be deported to Pakistan | Maryam Namazie | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain is supporting ‘apostate’ Khalid Saeed’s demand for asylum in Sweden. We are astonished to hear he has been refused asylum and urge the Swedish authorities to reconsider and grant him protection.

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Major Religions Ranked by Size

This is a listing of the major religions of the world, ranked by number of adherents.
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Islamic science has come to this pitiful end

Islamic science has come to this pitiful end | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The words of the Prophet Muhammad (sallallahu 'aleihi was-sallam) have been tested scientifically, and found hilarious.
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Intolerant Islam

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If you’re involved in the skeptical and/or atheist community, it’ll have been pretty hard to miss the University College London Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society storm in which they were asked by their union to remove this image from a promotional Facebook page for their weekly pub meet because someone had found it offensive and complained.

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Santorum wants to impose 'Judeo-Christian Sharia' - CNN.com

Santorum wants to impose 'Judeo-Christian Sharia' - CNN.com | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Dean Obeidallah asks: How do his claims that U.S. civil law should reflect Christian law differ from the Taliban in Afghanistan?
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Fears for Australian man facing 500 lashes - Religion and Beliefs - NZ Herald News

Fears for Australian man facing 500 lashes - Religion and Beliefs - NZ Herald News | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Grave fears are held for the survival of an Australian man sentenced to 500 lashes and a year's jail for blasphemy during a pilgrimage to Islam's holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

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Parents support Judeo-Christian teaching: LNP

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Queensland's Liberal National Party has strongly backed religious instruction in state schools, arguing Islamic and non-religious parents often want children brought up with a Judeo-Christian grounding

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A More Honest COEXIST Poster | Friendly Atheist

A More Honest COEXIST Poster | Friendly Atheist | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

After my rant about the misguided Christian COEXIST poster, the folks at Truth-Saves made one that’s much more realistic (click on the image for a larger version):

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