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Founder of Ex-Muslims Scotland, Ramin Forghani has announced an inaugural event and first public seminar of Ex-Muslims Scotland.  It will take place on Saturday, 28 June 2014 from 2.00pm to 5.00pm at CitizenM Hotel, 60 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3BW. The seminar is open to members of the public.

Ramin Forghani is the founder of Ex-Muslims Scotland and vice-chair of Scottish Secular Society. He has direct experience of the issues facing Ex-Muslim and the event is intended to provide a forum for an important discussion of matters relating to apostasy, atheism and secularism.

Speaking at the event will be: -

Ramin Forghani

Maryam Namazie – spokesperson for Fitnah, One Law for All and The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain, who is a high-profile campaigner on the issues to be discussed.

Ian Scott – chair of the Humanist Society Scotland

Gary McLelland – Education Policy Officer of Humanist Society Scotland

Garry Otton – Founder of the Scottish Secular Society and author of “Religious Fascism: The Repeal of Section 28″

Professor Paul Braterman – Honorary Senior Research Fellow at University of Glasgow, board member of the Scottish Secular Society and author of “From Stars to Stalagmites: How Everything Connects”

Aliyah Saleem

Speaking about the event, Ramin Forghani commented, “I am delighted to be able to deliver this inaugural event of Ex-Muslims Scotland.  It will provide an important opportunity to bring the topic of apostasy, and the issues facing ex-Muslims, to the public’s attention at a time when the actions of Islamists are dominating the worldwide news agenda”.

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EX-MUSLIMS SCOTLAND

EX-MUSLIMS SCOTLAND IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE COUNCIL OF EX-MUSLIMS OF BRITAIN AIMS TO BE AN ALTERNATIVE COMMUNITY FOR THOSE EX-MUSLIMS LIVING IN SCOTLAND.

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