March 14th is the International Day to Defend Apostates and Blasphemers. We stand in solidarity with the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and courageous activists like Maryam Namazie to highlight and protest cases of draconian persecution worldwide:
“Countless individuals accused of apostasy and blasphemy face threats, imprisonment, and execution. Blasphemy laws in over 30 countries and apostasy laws in over 20 aim primarily to restrict thought, expression and the rights of Muslims, ex-Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
On 14 March 2013, we, the undersigned, call for an international day of action to defend apostates and blasphemers worldwide by highlighting ten cases though there are countless more…”
For a complete list of individuals see: