The news of an Iranian girl murdered by her father in sleep shocked the whole country once again. 13 year old Romania's throat was slashed by a sickle in a village in the north of Iran. Murderer was her father and his reason was her elope with a 35 year old man (the eloping with... Continue Reading →
28 days of detention which freed me!
8 years ago, on this day, the turning point of my life happened, a kafkaesque ordeal that taught me what freedom means, and how everyone takes it for granted. I realised that not only was I physically detained in an obscure place waiting for some unknown fate to be decided by unseen judges, but I... Continue Reading →
Has Islam liberated women?
Has Islam liberated women? Has it given them equal rights? Growing up, I was taught that women before Islam were low-class citizens and had no rights whatsoever until Islam came and liberated them. In Islam, it is taught that pre-Islamic Arabs practised female infanticide because they considered girls as a burden, women were harassed sexually... Continue Reading →
Rape culture in religion
I was once caught by the university security guards for wearing a Metallica necklace. while I was in a room being questioned and accused of devil worshipping, there was a girl there, crying. She was gang raped by a group of students, and she was asking for help. The security guards being busy with my... Continue Reading →
Ex-muslim conference in Melbourne
So this awesome event is coming up in Melbourne. Grab your tickets below. A conference on the plight of ex-Muslims, their persecution and their human rights. Losing your religion can be hard, but for some, it can be fatal. For a Muslim, punishments for abandoning the faith range from ostracism and rejection by the family,... Continue Reading →
Sex on TV! Nauzubillah
So Islamic republic of Iran is a fascinating regime. What's more fascinating is the media in Iran. Being run by the state and controlled by the supreme leader's direct supervision, heavily censored, full of propaganda, zero tolerance and so on... are only a few peculiarities of the Islamic republic of Iran's media. A few days... Continue Reading →