Maryam Namazie

last updated 6/17/2017

Maryam Namazie

Spokesperson at Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain

Box 1919, London, Greater London, United Kingdom

General Information


Spokesperson - Equal Rights Now

Guest Lecturer - Peter Tatchell




Honorary Associate - National Secular Society

Member, Advisory Board - The Raif Badawi Foundation

Central Committee Member - Worker-communist Party of Iran

Honorary Associate - Rationalist International

Emeritus Member - Secular Global Institute

Founder - Ex-Muslims

Spokesperson - One Re Ltd


Member - Central Council of the Organisation for Women's Liberation

Board of Trustees Member - Social Cohesion

Representative - British Muslims

Member of the Organisation - Women's Liberation Central Council

Member - Organisation of Women's Liberation

Member - Central Council

Founder - Women's Issue

Member - Council of Former Muslims of Great Britain

Member - Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and Dilshad

Member - HOPI

Secretary of the International Relations Commitee - Communist Workers Party

Co-founder - Humanist Society of Scotland

Founder - Committee for Humanitarian Assistance

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The Freethinker - The voice of atheism since 1881 » Ruled by fear: young Muslims who choose to abandon Islam

In a new documentary that exposes the fear felt by young Muslims wanting to leave Islam, Maryam Namazie, of the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and a columnist for the Freethinker, told the makers of the film:
The film follows the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain, a volunteer support group led by Iranian-born activist Maryam Namazie which supports ex-Muslims, often referred to as apostates or unbelievers, both in the UK and abroad. Maryam says: Maryam Namazie says they remain defiant: Namazie has also spoken against cultural relativism in regards to human rights and equality, denouncing the fact that Western propaganda disregards violations of human rights and the oppression of women in countries ruled by Islamists, under the excuse that these actions are part of the culture of the countries where they occur. She has also pointed out that she believes the greatest opponents of sharia law and Islamism are precisely people who have lived under its rule, and that no one should have lesser rights for having been born in the place where they were born.

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Maryam Namazie Maryam Namazie is a human rights activist and head of the Council of Ex-Muslims of Great Britain, as well as the One Law for All campaign, campaigning against Sharia law in the United Kingdom.

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What's wrong with Maryam Namazie's view of Sharia law ? Maryam Namazie, member of the Extremist organization, Council of ex-Muslims, takes another opportunity to strike at Islam with her recent article in the Guardian, “What isn't wrong with Sharia law ?.

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