Press Release Archives for April, 2016

State Dept. Urged to Act as Deadly Bangladesh Attacks Continue

April 25, 2016

Responding to a new wave of deadly attacks, the Center for Inquiry (CFI) is leading a coalition effort to urge the State Department to strengthen its engagement with the Bangladesh government to ensure that fundamental rights to belief and expression are fully protected. Secularists, religious minorities, and other activists …Full Release »

Bluegrass Star Dr. Banjo Tells Secular Americans to Be True to Themselves

April 21, 2016

Though he thrives in a musical genre in which religious hymns are commonly on the setlist, Pete Wernick — better known as “Dr. Banjo” — says many of the beliefs in hymns he loves to sing don’t seem plausible to him. In a new video, Wernick tells a personal …Full Release »

Atheist Student Murdered by Islamists in Bangladesh, Center for Inquiry Demands Action

April 06, 2016

The Center for Inquiry is saddened and outraged to learn that a university student in Bangladesh has been killed in an attack by suspected Islamic extremists. Najimuddin Samad, a 28-year-old law student at Jagannath University, was hacked to death and shot by several assailants as he was returning home …Full Release »