Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 15-Oct-2016 to 21-Oct-2016.
When in Rome, one is supposed to do as the Romans do. Children know this, but the memo appears to have bypassed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani: Mr Rouhani and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi spoke at Rome’s Capitoline Museum after Italian firms signed business deals with Iran. But several … Continue reading
Nobody says it better than Rick Mercer: See “Trudeau’s ‘Jeep’“
Update: Samar Badawi has been released from her interrogation and is now free on bail. As if the Saudi jailing and torture of Raif Badawi (you will recall he was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1000 lashes merely for setting up a website and after receiving 50 lashes was … Continue reading
The Vancouver Sun and other Canadian media report Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he isn’t planning for the moment to call Saudi Arabian authorities to ask that jailed blogger Raif Badawi be freed. Trudeau himself says “It’s not in my immediate plans.” “Raif Badawi has a family who are here … Continue reading
Ensaf Haidar, has posted a top urgent message on Facebook with an update on her husband’s condition: TOP URGENT: Saudi Prison administration transferred Raif Badawi to a new isolated prison and Raif started a hunger strike since Tuesday The prison administration transferred today my husband Raif Badawi to a new … Continue reading