Maryam Namazie’s TedX Warwick talk on Creativity in Protesting Religious Fundamentalism has finally been published a year later but without slides. Before my talk, there was an attempt to censor some of my slides with nudity. Also, the Islamic Society at Warwick University had petitioned against my talk. I refused to remove any of my […]
Fast-defying persecuted in #Egypt, #Iran, #Turkey, #Pakistan, #SaudiArabia… In protest, dance, kiss, hug, sing, listen to music… – anything that is religiously prohibited – & share. In protest, I dance. I don’t give a #Ramadamn at #Ramadan Music by Shirin Mehrbod.
The ‘modesty costume’ in Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has rightly become a symbol for women’s protests. Just don’t forget. In real life, this costume is called the #hijab and many #women are imprisoned or attacked for refusing to wear it. Like in #Iran. #SameSexismDifferentCostume #ResistGilead #ResistIslamicTheocracy #8March #InternationalWomensDay #IWD2021 لباس عفت در […]
Prey, review by Maryam Namazie, Evening Standard, 27 February 2021 In her new book , the Somali-born critic of Islam appears more concerned with defending the criminalisation of migration than finding solutions to end the rise in sexual violence against women in the UK and Europe, says Maryam Namazie Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Somali-born […]
#StopVirginityTest #stopart488 #Maroc #Iran http://traditionalvirginitytest.com We fully support Mouvement Alternatif pour les Libertés Individuelles – Maroc and Ibtissame Betty Lachgar in their launch of the “Traditional Virginity Test” campaign, introducing sets of blank bed sheets that denounce and fight the demeaning ritual of ‘virginity testing’. • There is no scientific evidence of a woman’s virginity1. […]
Maryam Namazie, Human Rights Activist, Meenal’s World, 6 February 2021 Maryam’s work has focused on human rights violations against refugees, and has actively campaigned against sharia law. Maryam became well known for her critique of the treatment of women under Islamic regimes. We talk about her family history and her views on the right to […]