News Archives for September 2013

Egyptian, Moroccan Dissidents to Join Online Discussion for International Blasphemy Rights Day

September 26, 2013

CFI will mark International Blasphemy Rights Day on Monday, Sept. 30, with an online discussion featuring persecuted young atheists Alber Saber and Kacem El Ghazzali, who were forced to flea their home countries after facing charges of blasphemy and repeated death threats. Full Entry »

Servile Marriage Dehumanizes Women and Girls, Say CFI’s UN Representatives

September 19, 2013

This week, CFI’s Geneva-based U.N. representative, Dr. Elizabeth O’Casey, raised an alarm over servile marriages, in which young girls, even small children, are force-wedded to adult men for the purpose of satisfying religious or financial obligations, or to form political bonds. Full Entry »