"Well, things are changing in the Islamic world in a positive direction, despite the strong expansion of fundamentalist Islam since the 80s of the previous century (right after Saudi Arabia discovered their oil).. you can check this article about…"
"I've been to Casablanca and didn't see anyone who looked like Errol Flynn.
I live in London and have Moroccan friends so I'm able to buy the finest Moroccan hash. It's great for baking cakes and I recommend it to all.
"Frankly, I'm impressed. That these guys are willing to come forward at all and express their rejection of islam if not embrace atheism completely is one hell of a radical action in an islamic state. I also find it interesting that,…"
Some atheist friends from Morocco made this video where they explain why they left Islam, and I added English subs to it.. this is one of the first shy attempts at coming out by atheists in the Islamic world, in a mostly intolerant society.. but in recent years it seems that atheism has been increasing in magnitude, just as it is in the rest of the world.. :)See More
It's a language barrier and social barrier that's rough enough to work through without the added ick of religious platitudes. Whether you have it, know someone who does, or are just interested in knowing more, all are welcome!
"All activists have been apparently released except Zineb, the co-founder of the mouvement. So far, she seems to be completely missing. Not even the police could tell where she is.
A BBC interview with her sister Nora. Go to minute…"
"Thanks. Two days ago only some Moroccan and Spanish websites had a published the story. About the case of the guy from Fes, although it was never published in official press as far as I (but then you can't trust official press here), I did"
"Wow. That's quite brave of him. I would never dare do something of the sort, especially in a country where one risks the capital punishment for declaring their atheism, compared to 3 years imprisonment in Morocco where I live currently.
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