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Iran Stoning Case:

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani Given Leave


Iran Stoning Case: Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani Given Leave Iranian mother of two, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who had been sentenced to death by stoning for adultery and later given a 10-year jail term instead due to public outrage has been allowed to leave prison, a judiciary spokesman ...... Read more

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Stadiums for All


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Latest Articles or Interviews

‘ISIS’ Is No One's Representative.

Interview with Houzan Mahmoud


Maryam Namazie: What is the situation in Iraq for women today with the attacks by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Sham)? There have been reports of increasing rapes and sexual Jihad.


Houzan Mahmoud: In any conflict situation, the first received reports are of attacks on women, restrictions on their movement as well as rape. These are not new of such Jihadist movements or groups, which are heavily armed and extremely primitive. They have no respect for human rights or women’s rights.....Read More


Murder Can Never Be Justified —
On the Israeli Offensive On Gaza.

Maryam Namazie


Those who side with the Israeli state because they despise the Islamists as well as those who side with Hamas because they despise Israeli government war-mongering forget one thing. They do more of what each side does to the other. They justify the mass dehumanisation and collective blame on countless innocent people caught in the crossfire of terrorists.... Read More

Art Corner

Street Art by Black Hand – “Iran’s Banksy”


A striking piece of graffiti in Tehran showing a woman holding up a World Cup in the shape of a washing-up liquid bottle has gone viral. It’s by Black Hand who is sometimes referred to as "Iran's Banksy". It's unclear whether it's a man, a woman, or a group of artists behind the work, but the graffiti keeps springing up around the Iranian capital... Read More



Volume 2, Issues 6 & 7

A Publication of Fitnah - Movement for Women’s Liberation

Secularism is a Right; Freedom is my Culture


Maryam Namazie on human rights


FAQ on Fitnah
Maryam Namazie Responds


Upcoming Events

11-12 October 2014
International Conference on the Religious-Right, Secularism and Civil Rights, London, UK
Notable speakers from around the world will be joining us for a weekend of discussions and debates on the Religious Right, its attacks on civil rights and freedoms, and the role of secularism for 21st century humanity. ... More details here.

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Past Events

12-15 June 2014
Nordic Forum - New Action on Women's Rights, Malmo, Sweden
Maryam Namazie will be speaking at the Nordic Forum on Nude Protest, Secularism and Equality.

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