Activist Sherif Gaber indicted in Egypt

Secular activist Sherif Gaber, who is campaigning for a humanist society in Egypt, has been charged with blasphemy by the conservative-religious Al-Nour party. He could face up to 15 years in prison. He had already been sentenced once to one year of forced labour for fighting for LGBT rights.

Link to his page with further information.

Since he has to go into hiding or leave the country, he seeks support.

First regional meeting in Berlin of Atheist Refugee Relief

Regionaltreffen Berlin
Impressions of the first regional meeting in Berlin, photos © Evelin Frerk

After the Secular Refugee Relief has been presented to the public at the celebration of “10 Years of Ex-Muslims” on 17 November 2017, numerous requests for help but also many offers of help have reached us.
Since then, the number of tasks and potential has grown enormously.

Support offers came from all over Germany and sometimes even from abroad, most from the Berlin region. Therefore, the first regional meeting was held in Berlin on January 5, 2018. Continue reading “First regional meeting in Berlin of Atheist Refugee Relief”