PARIS (Reuters) One of the few cartoonists to survive an Islamist militant attack on France’s Charlie Hebdo journal is leaving the publication, saying he can no longer bear the pressure.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (Reuters) According to monitoring service SITE Intelligence Group, Islamist militant group Ansar al-Islam Bangladesh said al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) had claimed responsibility for the attack.
“What almost bothers me more is that no one from the Bangladesh government has reached out to me. It’s as if I don’t exist, and they are afraid of the extremists.”
(RNS) A prominent philosopher-scientist has pulled out of a popular public science forum over concerns about one of its funders, the John Templeton Foundation.
(RNS) The Central African Republic is bad, Malaysia is getting worse, and ISIS fighters should face the International Criminal Court.
(RNS) Nancy Ellen Abrams’ new book on the origin of God argues for God as a science-rooted creation of humanity’s “collective aspirations.”
(RNS) Washiqur Rahman was silenced. But atheists, humanists and other nonbelievers in the U.S. won’t be. They’re speaking out about his death.
(RNS) An atheist group that raised funds after national disasters is facing questions about its tax-exempt promises to donors and how the money was spent.
PARIS (Reuters) Dieudonné was found guilty of condoning terrorism by posting a joke on his Facebook account after January’s Islamist attacks in Paris.