The deadline for applications is 13 October 2019, apply now!
IHEUNext World Humanist Congress will take place in Miami (USA) from 6 to 9 August 2020, will you be there with us?
@HumanistsInt has just announced a limited number of travel grants - deadline for applications is 13 October!
The lawyer of an anti-compulsory hijab activist in Iran says his client has been sentenced to a total of 24 years in prison, with 15 years to be served.
IHEUThe illiberal crackdown in Iran continues. For protesting enforced hijab, Saba Kord Afshari, a young woman (20) first arrested last year, has been sentenced to 15 years in jail according to reports
IHEU#ICYMI We've been remembering Dr Narendra Dabholkar, and celebrating 30 years of rationalist activism in Maharashtra, India, with our member organization the Maharashtra Anti-Superstition Society. Vital that they are there to refute quackery and fraud
Sentenced to death in 2014 following accusations of "blasphemy" and "apostasy", Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mkhaitir has now been freed and relocated abroad.
IHEUFREE AT LAST! Blogger accused of "blasphemy" and "apostasy" for writing about slavery and caste in Mauritania is finally released after a six-year ordeal in prison, sometimes under death sentence.
Michael Bloomberg is an unrepentant capitalist who, as he says in his 2017 book A Climate of Hope, is “not exactly your stereotypical environmentalist.” Yet over the past decade, Bloomberg has become arguably the biggest environmental philanthropist...
IHEU"How do we motivate people of all backgrounds and means to help make changes for the greener?" @gregmepstein talks to the man who convinced a billionaire to give $500m to move America @BeyondCarbon
The International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) has joined 31 NGOs in calling on Mauritania to release anti-slavery blogger, Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mkheitir, who remains in detention despite an appeal Court’s decision one year ago tomorrow to...
IHEUThe US @VP has just used an address to the #IRFministerial to call for the immediate release of Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mkheitir.
His is a case which we have highlighted for many years, and we hope these remarks will bring renewed pressure for justice.
Dan Barker is the Co-President of Freedom From Religion Foundation, one of the largest humanist organization in the US campaigning for secularism and freethought, with more than 31000 individual members and hundreds of legal successes in favour of...
Speaking at the UN Human Rights Council, Humanists International has put on record the Reykjavik Declaration on the Climate Change Crisis, warning that the world must wake up to the science
IHEUAnthropogenic climate change is real, we are over-exploiting land and resources, and the threat to biodiversity is extreme. The world must act. That was our message at the United Nations today. Governments of the world must WAKE UP to the science!
UN experts have called for better protection of women human rights defenders. So why is Gulalai Ismail still being harassed in Pakistan?
IHEUShe's been forced into hiding after protesting injustice in the case of a murdered child. Today we've taken human rights defender Gulalai Ismail's case to the United Nations: humanists.international/2019/07/humani… #HRC41
Humanists International is making available £30,000 in grants to support organisations in developing countries over two years.
IHEUWe are proud to announce that @HumanistsInt is making available £30,000 for two year development grants to fund projects for humanist organisations in developing countries - deadline for application is 4 August!
IHEUWe stand with activists in Pakistan calling for charges against @Gulalai_Ismail to be dropped. Gulalai was one of many horrified by police inaction over the rape and murder of a girl earlier this year. Protesting injustice is not "sedition" or "terrorism"!
Our work with "humanists at risk" encompasses: - people accused of 'blasphemy' and 'apostasy' - people facing direct threats to their lives or security - human rights defenders facing harassment or prosecution Globally, the non-religious often...
This day and every day we work to protect humanists, atheists and freethinkers at risk of persecution under authoritarian states, or violence at the hands of extremists.
Please show your support and help us continue this work
IHEUWe just passed £3000 on our crowd-funding appeal for #HumanistsAtRisk. It's good, but there's a long way to go. Please help us improve the security of humanists, atheists, freethinkers who are persecuted for expressing their non-religious views
IHEUAfter dozens of bloggers were threatened by extremists in Bangladesh, and several murdered, freethinkers were forced to flee. We helped many to reach safe countries, but some like Sazzadul remain at risk. Please donate so we can help more #HumanistsAtRisk: gofundme.com/humanists-2019pic.twitter.com/uPZnXibSrU
Are you a humanist? Learn more about the rational, ethical worldview that is humanism
IHEUWorld Humanist Day 2019 has already dawned across much of the planet. Learn more about the humanist worldview: humanists.international/what-is-humani… We'll be launching our #WorldHumanistDay appeal in a less than 6 hours from now. Follow for updates.
IHEU🇧🇼🏳️🌈🇧🇼🏳️🌈🇧🇼🏳️🌈 Congratulations #Botswana! Judges vote unanimously to scrap law against gay sex because it is "discriminatory" & "not in the public interest", citing need for "tolerance, diversity" and saying inclusion is good for all society! pinknews.co.uk/2019/06/11/bot… #Repeal164 pic.twitter.com/IGKcj3jpmG