Blasphemy

Freedom of expression is an “empowerment right” – #FreeMubarakBala

Every now and then, the issue of blasphemy rises to the surface and makes headlines due to its infringement upon the right to free speech. It is saddening that some countries have taken it upon themselves to assume moral authority and act as ethical judges by scrutinizing people’s freedom of free speech and expression; a …

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PRESS STATEMENT – We condemn the arrest of Mr. Mubarak Bala, President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria

The Atheists In Kenya Society condemns the arrest of the President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, Mr. Mubarak Bala, by the Nigerian administration. We understand that Mr. Bala was arrested and detained at the Kaduna police command, Nigeria, for allegedly insulting Prophet Muhammad on Facebook. Bala was arrested on Tuesday afternoon (28th April, 2020). …

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