July 2012: Dogma will never determine where I sit, what I wear or how I live
- Posted by Maryam Namazie
- On July 3, 2012
- 8 Comments
- Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar
July 2012 is here. The photo for this month’s Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar is that of Amanda Brown, We are Atheism founder.
By the way, here is the censored photo for Facebook since it doesn’t permit nudity…
Incidentally, there is a report in Alarabiya Farsi (though I can’t seem to find the English version) stating that there is a court hearing for Aliaa Magda Elmahdy, the Egyptian blogger whom the Nude calendar is in homage to, and her boyfriend, Karim Amer, on 4 July. She is accused of ‘insulting religion’ and ‘promoting prostitution’. She’s also been accused of ‘acts incompatible with chastity’.
If it’s true – which wouldn’t surprise me – it’s nothing short of an outrage, though, thankfully, Aliaa and her boyfriend are not in Egypt where they would most likely face serious repercussions.
This only reiterates the importance of the Nude Photo Revolutionary Calendar and supporting people like Aliaa.