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Atheists and Islam – No God, not even Allah

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Atheists and Islam – No God, not even Allah

Ex-Muslim atheists are becoming more outspoken, but tolerance is still rare

Nov 24th 2012 | BEIRUT | from the Economist

A MOB attacked Alexander Aan even before an Indonesian court in June jailed him for two and a half years for “inciting religious hatred”. His crime was to write “God does not exist” on a Facebook group he had founded for atheists in Minang, a province of the world’s most populous Muslim nation. Like most non-believers in Islamic regions, he was brought up as a Muslim. And like many who profess godlessness openly, he has been punished.   Continue reading