You can dismiss the support request pop up for 4 weeks (28 days) if you want to be reminded again. Or you can dismiss until our next donations drive (typically at the beginning of October). Before you dismiss, please consider making a donation. Thanks!
One Time
$5/month (US)
$10/month (US)
Support II via AmazonSmile Internet Infidels Needs Your Support!
dismiss for   28 days   1 year   info
2017 Internet Infidels Fundraising Drive / $35,052.22 of $40,000.00
Support Us! By providing information which is nearly impossible to find elsewhere, the Secular Web has sought to level the playing field by offering arguments and evidence challenging supernatural beliefs. In an ocean of religious confusion, help us maintain a drop of sanity!
87.63%
 

Secular Web The News Wire

[ Wire | Search | Archive | Submit | About | RSS ]

News Items: 2017/11/16

2017-11-16

permalink
Buddha tattoo woman Naomi Coleman wins compensation
A woman who was deported from Sri Lanka for having a tattoo of the Buddha on her arm has won compensation...Granting her compensation of 800,000 Sri Lankan rupees - about £4,000 - the country's Supreme Court said her treatment was "scandalous and horrifying" and ruled her rights had been violated.
 
2017-11-16

permalink
Church of Satan tells followers ‘Christians own paedophelia’, following allegations against Roy Moore
"Many of the people coming to the defence of Moore [will] decry the horrors of moral relativism but then equivocate when one of their own is cruising shopping malls for underage prey," the Church of Satan's Reverend Raul Antony told Newsweek.
 
2017-11-16

permalink
In Myanmar, The Persecution Of the Muslim Minority, The Rohingya Continues
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Maung Zarni, fellow with the Cambodian Documentation Center, specializing in genocide in Buddhist countries, about how the Burmese justify their actions and what it would take to broker a resolution to the current crisis.
 
2017-11-16

permalink
Assaults against Muslims in U.S. surpass 2001 level
The number of assaults against Muslims in the United States rose significantly between 2015 and 2016, easily surpassing the modern peak reached in 2001, the year of the September 11 terrorist attacks, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of new hate crimes statistics from the FBI.
 
2017-11-16

permalink
Pakistani police clash with protesters at anti-blasphemy sit-in
Pakistani police have clashed with protesters and arrested dozens in an attempt to disperse an anti-blasphemy sit-in staged by a hardline cleric, which has blocked a main entrance to Islamabad for a week, choking traffic and putting the capital on near lockdown.
 
Top
Support Us