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Farcical democracy in the EU referendum

On 3rd of November 2016, three senior most judges of the British high court gave a landmark ruling that the British Parliament alone, not the government, has the ultimate authority to trigger Article 50, the formal process to exit the European Union. The government had so far insisted that it does not require any parliamentary […]

By |November 5th, 2016|Activism, Human Rights, International, Philosophy, Politics|0 Comments

Bonya Receives Freedom From Religion Foundation’s ‘Forward’ Award 2016

Thanks to Freedom from Religion Foundation for the Forward Award. Thanks for being a partner at this critical time, helping the freethinkers in Bangladesh from half the world away. Let me introduce myself first and then I will come to the situation in Bangladesh.

I am Rafida Bonya Ahmed, I normally write with my middle name […]

Take Home Messages of the Recent Political Conventions in USA

I do not know – how many people, who watched the Democratic National Committee (DNC) convention in Philadelphia, noticed resounding boos… from the diehard Bernie-supporters at the moment Bernie endorsed Hillary for President. So, it was clear that Bernie supporters were disappointed with him for his public endorsement of Hillary Clinton. On the other hand, […]

By |September 26th, 2016|Activism, bangalee freethinker, Politics|0 Comments

Is Angela Merkel an angel or an agent for damage and destruction?

By the middle of 2015, after nearly four years of vicious Syrian conflict and at the height of ISIL’s (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) march towards Baghdad to make the Islamic Caliphate a reality, refugees started pouring out of Syria and Iraq in large numbers. Nearly two years earlier, the self-proclaimed Caliph, Abu […]

By |September 24th, 2016|Activism, International, Mukto-Mona, Politics, Religion|5 Comments

keynote address at Reason Rally 2016 in Washington D.C

24 hours ago the wife of a police officer was killed in Bangladesh by Islamic Militants while walking her six years old son to school. According to her son, 3 people stabbed his mom all over her body and then shot her in the head before fleeing on a motor cycle.

Her fault?

That her husband, a […]

Reason Rally Mini-Con’s Keynote Speaker is Bonya Ahmed

The Rise of Bonya Ahmed: The Reason Rally Mini-Con Keynote, A Center for Inquiry Post

By |June 6th, 2016|Activism, Freethinking|0 Comments

Reason Rally, Washington DC, 2016

Live Streaming:

The Reason Rally, the largest gathering of atheists, agnostics, humanists secularists and freethinkers are taking place in Washington, DC this Saturday (June 3) and tomorrow Sunday. The gathering will raise issues regarding the separation of church and state, the role of science in education and public policy, climate change, reproductive and LGBT rights, etc. […]

By |June 5th, 2016|Activism, Free Speech, Freethinking|0 Comments
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