Fired for NOT Praying? Two Atheists Win Big in Discrimination Lawsuit!

After their company fired them for refusing to participate in daily Christian prayers, two non-religious employees in the United States filed a lawsuit against the firm, winning a $50,000 settlement.

Atheism Under Fire: The Fight for Existence in Religious Kenya

The first atheist organization in Kenya is fighting for its survival after a Christian bishop and politician filed a case to have its registration suspended.

The Atheists in Kenya Society (AKS) said that fundamental civil liberties and rights for non-religious organizations and individuals in primarily religious Kenya are uncertain as it prepared to file a submission last July 24th in response to a petition filed against the group and the Kenyan registrar of societies by Stephen Ndichu, a bishop and speaker of the Kiambu County Assembly.

Atheist Inmate's Victory: Judge Rules Against Forced Religious Rehab

A federal judge in West Virginia ruled that the state’s corrections agency cannot force an atheist inmate to participate in a religiously-affiliated substance abuse program to be eligible for parole.

Charleston-based US district court judge Joseph Goodwin decided after Andrew Miller, an atheist and secular humanist imprisoned at the Saint Marys Correctional Center and Jail, filed a lawsuit against the West Virginian state government last April for allegedly forcing Christianity on incarcerated people and failing to accommodate his requests to honor his lack of belief in God.

Trump’s Attack on Atheists Backfires

In response to the derogatory attacks former US President Donald Trump made against atheists and other non-religious people at a recent event, the Secular Coalition for America, a group of non-religious organizations in the United States that also promote the separation of church and state, issued a statement condemning his remarks.

Criticizing Islam Costs a Life: Kurdish Artist Gunned Down

The Kurdistan region of Iraq was shocked upon learning about the murder of a Kurdish artist in a town in one of its provinces over allegations that he criticized Islam and was an atheist.

Canadian Imam Declares "We Are Commanded By Allah To Hate the Disbelievers"

A Canadian imam delivered a speech describing disbelievers as “living like animals” and claimed Allah commands Muslims to hate them.

The imam, Younus Kathrada, made these remarks during a sermon he delivered at the Muslim Youth Victoria Islamic Center on May 26, 2023. The video of him saying these comments was transcribed and shared by the Middle East Media Research Institute or MEMRI.