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Turkish Atheist to be Prosecuted for Insulting Islamic Value

An Istanbul court has accepted an indictment against prominent Turkish pianist Fazıl Say for his remarks in support of atheism, Doğan news agency reported. The indictment calls for the pianist to be sentenced to 1.5 years in prison for "insulting the religious values of a section of society." According to allegations, Say said in a Tweet that “wherever there is a stupid person or a thief, they are believers in God. Is this a paradox?” On a different occasion, Say tweeted, “After tonight, everyone in the country will be an atheist.” Hurriyet Daily News

 

Atheists Helping the Homeless

Charitable atheists in USA founded in order to help the homeless people "Atheists Helping the Homeless" organisation in September 2009 and so far they have supported more than 1,500 homeless people and this without the preaching them.. Atheists Helping the Homeless was founded in September of 2009 in Austin, Texas by three proud Atheists who wanted to help people in need. We found that not only was Austin becoming the homeless mecca of the state, but that a lot of preaching at the homeless was going on.

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Women only - Pink metrobus in Turkey

Some 60,000 signatures, demanding that Istanbul operate pink metrobuses catering solely to women, were delivered to the Istanbul Municipality as a part of an action lead by the conservative Felicity Party, private broadcaster NTV reported on its website today. The head of the Felicity Party’s Istanbul branch, Selman Esmerer, said the pink vehicles would eliminate the discomfort experienced by older and pregnant women, as well as those traveling with children, on the overcrowded transport system, while also preventing sexual harassment.

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LIBIDO: First atheist journal of Turkey is out

Libido: The first journal about atheism in Turkish language is buyable since April 11 2012 at the several bookstores.  
The journal named Libido is defining itself as Bulletin of Theology and Psychoanalysis according to magazine cover. 
With the first issue April 2012 the journal Libido can be buy since April 11, 2012 at following bookstores.

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