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UK: Shun Shunning: Shunning is Abuse and Torture

Wednesday 25 March 2020, by siawi3

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23. 03.20 - 07:27 (13 hours ago)

Shun Shunning: Shunning is Abuse and Torture

On the second International Atheist Day, 23 March 2020, which was established in 2019 by a number of ex-Muslim and atheist organisations, we call on families, communities and societies to end the heinous practice of shunning atheists, ex-Muslims and freethinkers.

Shunning is akin to long-term psychological torture and a form of social death penalty.
See here counselling psychologist Savin Bapir-Tardy’s piece on its adverse effects on those who are shunned.

A recent panel discussion on Apostasy, Shunning and Survival, highlights why we must #ShunShunning!

Watch the panel discussion with Actress Nazmiye Oral, Youtuber Fay Rahman, Journalist Khadija Khan, Student Activist Saff Khalique, Clinical Psychologist Savin Bapir-Tardy and Født Fri (Born Free) Foundation Director Shabana Rehman; chaired by CEMB Spokesperson Maryam Namazie and MCed by Nahla Mahmoud.

Also watch Poet Elewisa Mwhamadu Kuusi’s poem on this important issue.

Please help us highlight, expose and shun shunning via social media platforms.