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Thank you for saving their lives in 2021

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5 mn read The end of the year is approaching and what a bizarre year it has been. In our first full year of operations, we received 137 requests for help. Some of them simply needed contact with like-minded people, to cope with daily life in a hostile environment. We created several online support groups for them. Others […]

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For 19 years as a refugee in Egypt, Abdalla Hassan’s Life is threatened daily with Islamic extremists Attacks.

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< 1 mn read Mr. Hassan, a 31 year old Somali citizen has been a refugee in Egypt since 1993. Like Abdalla, millions of such cases are ignored by the human rights organizations, Arab media and authorities unfortunately sometimes even UNHCR. Victims and advocates of the cases are under the inevitable death threats. Abdalla decided to speak out over […]

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How the SUN helped Asif and his family survive

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2 mn read And how we can help their unborn baby to be born in freedom? Series about how SUN helped community members in 2021 In december 2020 we were contacted by Asif from Pakistan. He was desperate because he and his family had to hide in a secret place. After coming out as an atheist to his […]

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Help me before I get killed

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3 mn read After the fall of Afghanistan, the Taliban announced a general amnesty in the media, but the reality is that the Taliban arrest, torture and kill dozens of their political and religious opponents every day. Facts like these are not published because they control the media internally.Those who have gone into hiding, the Taliban visit their […]

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Born Muslim, and Grew Up Atheist: The story of triumph and horror

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3 mn read I am a 28-year-old who grew up in a religious family. I considered myself Muslim until the age of 20. I didn’t really have a specific reason, I just followed what my parents had taught me. Since my late father was a devoted Muslim scholar (Mullah) as well as my mother, I never dared to […]

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The life of a human rights activist, Nangailay, is threatened by the Taliban forces.

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2 mn read Life of Nangailay before Taliban took over Nangailay is an Afghan activist and atheist. He has been campaigning for the education and rights of youth in Zabul province of Afghanistan for the past six years. During this period, he provided educational opportunities to hundreds of youth and solicited for support from the government to solve […]

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The dream of an Afghan atheist

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5 mn read We are a generation whose whole life is tied to the war. During my childhood in the 90s, I first saw the Taliban. People with angry and scary faces, whose names people were afraid to hear. During the previous period of Taliban rule,  the destruction caused by war and violence shattered the hopes and dreams […]

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Chinar, a secular activist in Afghanistan, faces death threats from religious groups.

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2 mn read Chinar shares his story with SUN My name is Chinar (alias) and I am from Helmand province of Afghanistan. Helmand is one of Afghanistan’s war-torn provinces and a major hub for the Taliban, religious groups and mafia networks. Like many Afghan families, I have experienced and seen murder, war, and deadly attacks.Since I was a […]

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Socio-Economic Empowerment Programme for Secularists in Uganda.

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3 mn read Social and Economic Empowerment Programme The religiousness of African states has created an unfriendly atmosphere for secularists and other non-religious persons and entities. This unchanging climate has denied many young, vibrant and talented young people from pursuing their goals and aspirations to the heights they dream of. In Africa, a person could be subjected to […]

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The daily horror show in Afghanistan

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2 mn read While the horror story continues, the world has lost interest On the day the Taliban took Kabul, my WhatsApp just kept buzzing. Panic, sadness, and anger competed for precedence. Ilham, who has fled to Turkey before, feared for the fate of his younger brothers. He imagined already seeing his sisters, still children, being taken away […]

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Yemenite youth worker on the run for his life

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3 mn read Maeen Aldahbali’s life is at stake for his activism against recruitment of children into Militia groups in Yemen. Maeen Aldahbali is a Yemenite who has been highly concerned and perturbed by the recruitment of kids into militia groups. His work in the streets of Yemen got him an offer to take a government job doing […]

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How Dalal, a Yemeni transgender, tries to survive in a hostile muslim-world

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4 mn read Dalal is a Yemeni transgender woman. Her childhood was full of oppression and harassment. Her family was suppressing her feminine behavior. Dalal didn’t know why her family oppressed her. She didn’t know that those feelings inside her were her truth. She was harassed during her childhood by her relatives. “My family did not know that […]

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Embattled Atheist finds refuge for family after harrowing airport escape

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3 mn read Gunmen presented one last terrifying obstacle to an atheist’s flight to freedom from Somalia as they almost halted his family’s escape. Mumimo (an alias to protect his identity) reflected on his harrowing trip from the safety of his hotel room in an African country. He recounted how his Somalia escape to a more secure country […]

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“Sometimes when we listen to her we cry. She desperately needs to play outside”

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3 mn read Abandoning Islam is considered as crime of apostasy in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, but Asif and his wife had stoicly chosen to accept the risk of living an authentic life as non-believers regardless. Sharia Law dictates that citizens have an obligation to kill apostates like them. His own extended family took that obligation seriously, […]

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Asif and his family are ready to travel if Covid and finances will allow it

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< 1 mn read Can we help to bring an end to this living hell for this family? Pakistan Abandoning Islam is considered as crime of apostasy in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, but Asif and his wife had stoicly chosen to accept the risk of living an authentic life as non-believers regardless. Sharia Law dictates that citizens have […]

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Water Spirit wants to choose herself who to love and how to live – Middle East

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2 mn read If you don’t live in a theocratic country, you might not understand just how difficult it can be, but Water Spirit has been living it. She never intended to become a non-believer, but as many of us know it can happen to any one of us despite our intentions. Case: Water Spirit from the Middle […]

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Fear and hope as Mumino’s Family Waits to Escape Somalia to Safe Haven

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4 mn read Mumino had been living quietly as a Muslim for much of his life. It wasn’t until he converted to Christianity in 2006 that his fellow countrymen noticed his change and began to attack him. As he fled from place to place, he found he wasn’t safe – his beliefs led to more attacks and arrests […]

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Abandoned by Family and Friends, Absame Has to Take Care of Himself – Somalia

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2 mn read “Absame went ahead and did his own personal investigation of checking the veracity of the faith he had imbibed at his mother’s, it turned out for him, this religion was false and the best decision for him was to leave. Absame acted on his convictions and stopped going to the mosque totally. It won’t be […]

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