Oklahoma student fighting to remove Ten Commandments from school
An Oklahoma teen and his sister are facing harassment after he contacted the nation's leading atheist group in a bid to have the biblical Ten Commandments removed from every classroom of his public high school.
For Indonesian Atheists, a Community of Support Amid Constant Fear
In predominantly Muslim Indonesia, where trumpeting one's disbelief in God can lead to abuse, ostracism and even prison, atheists find careful ways to build a community of support.
Turkish pianist Fazil Say convicted of insulting Islam
Internationally renowned Turkish composer and pianist Fazil Say was handed a 10-month suspended prison sentence today for blasphemy. Say, an atheist, was found guilty of insulting Islam via Twitter posts.
Atheist Prof. Higgs: Stop calling Higgs boson the 'God particle'
Scottish physicist Peter Higgs told a London newspaper recently that God does not exist and so people should stop referring to the Higgs boson as the "God particle."
Police in Bangladesh arrest 'Atheist bloggers' for defaming Islam
Police in Bangladesh say they have arrested four atheist bloggers for "defaming" Islam and the Prophet Mohammad. The police action follows calls from Islamic fundamentalist groups for a crackdown on secular bloggers.