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This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala

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Re: This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala
« Reply #30 on: May 06, 2020, 07:15:19 AM »
Thanks for posting this, Tank. Donated and signed the petition. Yeah, the legal reps may not be able to help and the petition may fall on deaf ears, but it's worth trying.

Thank you!
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« Reply #31 on: May 06, 2020, 07:17:22 AM »
Day 8

Well he's still in lock up with access to his legal team.

I'm getting all sorts of shit on Facebook for supporting him.  :rofl:
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Re: This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala
« Reply #32 on: May 10, 2020, 06:45:04 AM »
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It is now 12 days since Mubarak Bala the ex-Muslim atheist was abducted by Nigerian police and sent to Kano state, a predominately Muslim area in Northern Nigeria.

He is being held incommunicado with no access to his legal representative. There are reports/rumours that he is being mistreated.

With the world worried about the Coronavirus pandemic the fate of one person seem trivial. But it isn't because this isn't a mindless virus that bears humans no malice. This is cold hard calculated terrorism.

Islam is often attempts to portray itself as the 'Religion of Peace'. Yet so far I have only seen two Muslims stand up for Mubarak Bala. Just two. I have seen death threats on Facebook against him, but no Muslims stand against these threats.

Silence is tacit agreement.

Speak out, unless you want this to happen to you, your family, your friends, your children or grand children. And if you are a Muslim and think you are safe consider this; what flavour of Muslim are you? Because if you're the wrong flavour the terrorists will come for you to.

Injustice for one is injustice for all.

#FreeMubarakBala

#FreeMubarakBalaNow

#ShameOfKano
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Re: This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala
« Reply #33 on: May 10, 2020, 05:21:11 PM »
Silence is tacit agreement.

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Injustice for one is injustice for all.
*This is something of a useless tangent, so... Little to do with the actual case, all to do with my by-now-deep distaste for the way the mouth-piece person is calling to action.

No, silence is just the absense of sound. That said, what are "we," religious? Or Communists? (Amounts to the same thing, really)

There is no absolute justice, so justice to one (Nigerian Sharia-crowd, for instance) may well be injustice to another (The vast majority of people from liberal and/or secular places)

Is your sense of justice in this more valid to me than the Sharia-crowd's? Certainly. Does that fact make us some sort of "we," with a broadly-shared sense of justice? No. How so, you ask? Then tell me, what is my stance on capital punishment? Laws prohibiting Holocaust denial? Laws regarding gay marriage?
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Re: This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala
« Reply #34 on: May 10, 2020, 09:04:48 PM »
Opposition to blasphemy laws and their selective enforcement may be a sufficient unifying principle. No need to go beyond that, in this instance.
"Religion is fundamentally opposed to everything I hold in veneration — courage, clear thinking, honesty, fairness, and above all, love of the truth."
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Re: This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala
« Reply #35 on: May 11, 2020, 06:40:02 AM »
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Day 13 of the Shame of Kano

Mubarak Bala remains in prison and is still being refused legal representation. No charges have been laid. This is not an arrest it is an abduction. An absolute disgrace. This shows how dangerous religious thinking is.

He will not be forgotten. Almost two weeks held in jail and he still has not seen his legal representative. This shows the respect for the law in Kano state. Despicable.

#FreeMubarakBala
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Re: This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala
« Reply #36 on: May 11, 2020, 06:56:06 AM »
Sent to Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR, Governor of Kano state

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Good Morning

Mubarak Bala, a citizen of Kano state, has been abducted and is being held without legal representation in Kano state. I say abducted because no charges have been laid and he is being held incommunicado. He will not be forgotten. What are you doing about this situation in your jurisdiction?

Regards
Chris Jarvis
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Re: This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala
« Reply #37 on: May 11, 2020, 07:36:49 AM »
Opposition to blasphemy laws and their selective enforcement may be a sufficient unifying principle. No need to go beyond that, in this instance.
Those, I do oppose, as I do any speech-limiting law (And by speech, I mean first-person expression of an opinion or a point of view, and the manner of said expression. Not that any-one here is likely to interpret my words too widely, but The Internet is dark and full of terrors, and I've... Been there. OCD-ridden Discord debates on "Is kiddie porn free speech..." Creepy does not begin to describe them)
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« Reply #38 on: May 12, 2020, 04:53:02 AM »
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Day 14 of the Shame of Kano

Mubarak Bala remains in prison and is still being refused legal representation. No charges have been laid. This is not an arrest it is an abduction. An absolute disgrace. This shows how dangerous religious thinking is.

Two weeks have passed and still not a word. Shame on you Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR for presiding over this travesty. The world is watching you. The world is judging you.

#FreeMubarakBala

#FreeMubarakBalaNow

#ShameOfKano
If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
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If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
“Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.” ― Richard P. Feynman
'It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.' - Terry Pratchett
Remember, your inability to grasp science is not a valid argument against it.

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Re: This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala
« Reply #40 on: May 13, 2020, 08:55:21 AM »
At least some on the international scene are responding. Will Nigerian authorities listen? I doubt it, but that is something.

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Re: This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala
« Reply #41 on: May 16, 2020, 09:24:12 AM »
These Muslim rage boys really don't like me :)

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Re: This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala
« Reply #42 on: May 16, 2020, 09:28:36 AM »
Looks like he blocked me

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Re: This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala
« Reply #43 on: May 16, 2020, 09:50:11 AM »
No. Facebook had a melt down.
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Re: This is serious. This is real. Mubarak Bala
« Reply #44 on: May 18, 2020, 07:55:43 AM »
Getting too woke for Facebook, T? Take a lesson from The Gray Tome; VPN + burner accounts = unbannable.  ;D
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