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News Sunday 25th January...

US News US gandhi boy beer
Updated: Gandhi-Bot
US beer makers apologise over using Gandhi's image on a beer can.

News Friday 23rd January...

South Asia India One Part Woman Perumal Murugan
Updated: Deathly Censorship
India author announces his retirement from writing after death threats


Watching Religious Censorship

Religious Watch seeks respect for the basic human right of freedom of religion, and this  includes the right not to participate.

This site records examples of those that seek to censor the views of others in the name of religion.


Quotations

"People are fed up with religion. The bar-room talk is that it causes too much trouble in the world"
(The Reverend Ian Gregory)

"Most self-designated Christians seem to have found ways to spin the doctrine that allows them to be as belligerent, violent, intolerant, and murderous as Herod himself. In my personal experience (and I was raised Christian) it's easier to find an atheist practicing the teachings of Jesus than a Christian."
(Philip Slater, Huffington Post)

"Morality is doing what is right, regardless of what you are told. Religion is doing what you are told, regardless if it is right". (Quoted by Al Stefaneli, The God Discussion)

"It's not consumerism that makes millions of people turn away from their churches. It's not relativism. Or narcissism. Or secularism. It's common sense. These churches ask their worshippers to believe in things that are ridiculous. The acid burning through the spiritual life of the West is reason". (Michael Miner, Chicago Reader)


 

News Monday 19th January...

   
South Asia India msg
Update: MSG: More Spiritual Grief
Banned by the Indian censor, unbanned on appeal, re-banned in the Punjab
   

News Saturday 17th January...

   
World News World hebdo protests
Update: N'est pas Charlie
Hateful and violent protests held around the world
   

News Friday 16th January...

   
World News Vatican
World
Sermon on the mount
Update: The Pope Ain't Charlie
The Pope seems argues that a punch is in order for those that insult religion
   

News Thursday 15th January...

   
South Asia India msg
Update: More Spiritual Grief
Indian film censors look set to ban MSG after pressure from religious groups and the government
World News Turkey Turkey flag
Update: Turkey Ain't Charlie
Turkish court orders ISPs to block websites with Charlie Hebdo special edition cover
 

 

Favourites
 The LibertyPhile Islam and how it does or doesn't fit in with modern secular and democratic ideas
 Secular Medical Forum opposing religious influences when they make for bad medicene
 Pat Condell's Godless Comedy Videos with a poke in the eye for religion
 Think Humanism A lively forum for those interested in humanism, secularism and freethought.
 Richard Dawkins.net Noted atheist and author of God Delusion
 The Freethinker Secular Humanist Monthly, a good read in cartoon times
 International Humanist and Ethical Union
 Islamophobia Watch From a different angle but nevertheless very useful
 Islam in Europe Another useful site offering a bit of perspective
 National Secular Society Well worth subscribing to their excellent newsletter
 MediawatchWatch watching nutters such as Christian Voice & Mediawatch-UK