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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

End Ban on Female Fans in Iran

Stadiums for All


The ban on female fans in Iran must end. And it must end now!

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Latest Articles or Interviews

Secularism is a Human Right

Interview with AC Grayling


Maryam Namazie: What is secularism and what is the value of secularism for both believers and non-believers?


AC Grayling: Firstly let me say it's a great pleasure to be with you as I'm a big admirer of what you do. Secularism has to be distinguished from atheism and from other isms, like.....Read More


A female earthquake “by stealth”

Maryam Namazie


Tehranˈs Interim Friday Prayers Leader Hojjatoeslam Kazem Sedighi recently said: “In certain towns and cities, some have been seen to have removed their headscarves. This lack of hijab has infiltrated homes via ...... Read More

Art Corner

 “Hijab Girl: Unveiled”


A new comic book series “Hijab Girl: Unveiled” by author and illustrator Sarah Alhazmi, a Saudi youth currently residing in Dubai is a social and political statement on the role of women in Saudi society. Hijab Girl, the series’ protagonist, is a young girl living in Saudi Arabia.


The Saudi Gazette reports: In the opening pages, she is hit by a car owned by an affluent member of society who mistakes her for a garbage bag. After surviving the accident, Hijab Girl meets Fady, a young boy who is convinced Hijab Girl is a superhero after the car hurtles her through the air and she lands in a pair of..... Read More



Volume 2, Issue 5

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

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.... More details here.

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Past Events

22 May 2014
The Oxford Union, Frewin Court, Oxford
Maryam Namazie will be debating "This House Believes Islam is Incompatible with Gender Equality" at Oxford Union

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