Tomorrow around the world humanists, atheists and supporters of free speech will be showing solidarity with the Bangladesh atheist bloggers that have been arrested for blasphemy, and those killed and threatened by both state and baying mobs.
To see why April 25th matters read this previous blog, and watch below the video of Sharif Ahmed an atheist blogger who escaped Bangladesh due to the threats to his life which include nearly being lynched.
The British Humanist Association will be handing out flyers outside the High Commission in London on April 25th. Contact your national humanist and atheist groups to see if there are any demonstrations or events you may be able to participate in.
[UPDATE: In view of the tragic loss of life in a factory in Bangladesh with a mounting death toll expected of 100 plus, and a day of national mourning tomorrow the leafleting has been cancelled – check to see if other planned events have been delayed for a later time]
Also fly the scarlet B on social media/ blogs to raise awareness of what is happening in Bangladesh.
Tomorrow show Humanist Solidarity – that belief or no belief is a human right and a freedom to stand together for.
My thanks to “O” and Kevin Spong for sharing the video via twitter.
Article written by John Sargeant on Homo economicus’ Weblog