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  • Blasphemy Laws Hurt Another Person—Support Free Speech on August 17th!!!

    Vancouver, British Columbia Soheil Arabi was arrested six years ago by Iranian authorities for criticizing the prophet Muhammad. He was sentenced to death, and then his sentence was reduced to seven and a half years. Since then has been tortured regularly and was severely injured on April 29, 2019. His life is now in danger. Reports indicate that he is suffering from testicular swelling due to torture. His nose has been fractured, and it's difficult for him to breathe. He is also in experiencing problems with his heart. Atheist Republic has been informed that a few days ago Soheil's mother, Farangis Mazlum, was also arrested.

    People are rallying in cities all over the world to free Soheil and to protest blasphemy laws. Join the Atheist Republic in front of the Iranian Embassy in your city between 6-8 pm on August 17, 2019.