Blog Archives for July 2012

CFI Joins Coalition in Condemning House Reps for Muslim Brotherhood Claims

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
July 26, 2012

The Center for Inquiry today joined 41 religious, secular, and civil rights groups in writing to members of the U.S. House of Representatives to express our disappointment over the lawmakers' allegations that several Muslim individuals who work with the American government might be trying to spread the influence of the Muslim Brotherhood.


Five ways you can help Alexander Aan

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
July 14, 2012

Five ways you can help Alexander Aan, the Indonesian man recently sentenced to two years and six months in prison for allegedly "disseminating information aimed at inciting religious hatred or hostility." 

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Alexander Aan writes letter from Indonesian prison

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
July 14, 2012

Alexander Aan, the Indonesian civil servant sentenced to two years and six months in jail for "disseminating information aimed at inciting religious hatred and animosity," has reportedly penned a letter from his prison cell.

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CFI Emphasizes Gender Equality at UN Conference

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
July 11, 2012

The Center for Inquiry last week submitted a statement at the United Nations Economic and Social Council 2012 High-Level Segment that emphasized the importance of granting women equal rights to fostering economic and social stability.


CFI, IHEU Deliver Joint Statement on Freedom of Expression at UN Human Rights Council

Democratic Discourse with Michael De Dora
July 09, 2012

The Center for Inquiry and International Humanist and Ethical Union last week issued a joint statement during the 20th annual session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva that addressed the importance of protecting freedom of expression on the Internet.