Humanists UK News Feed

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  1. Humanists UK has welcomed the release of a new report which documents the persecution faced by humanists, atheists, and other non-religious people, including in 70 countries that have severe punishments for leaving a religion or expressing non-religious beliefs. The 2019 Freedom of Thought Report by Humanists International, released today, finds that while eight countries have […]
  2. Humanists UK today announced that tickets for its Rosalind Franklin Lecture and Voltaire Lecture are now on sale. The organisation plans to announce its Darwin Day Lecture on Wednesday, 13 November, when tickets for all three events will also sell as part of a combined ‘multi-lecture pass’, allowing attendees to purchase one ticket for all […]
  3. Humanists UK is encouraging all of its members and supporters to ask their GPs to back dignity and compassion for everyone by voting in support of assisted dying in the Royal College of General Practitioner’s survey, which closes on 13 December 2019. Earlier this year the RCGP announced that its 53,000 members across the UK […]
  4. Humanist representatives are preparing to take part in all of the national Remembrance Day ceremonies across the UK this Sunday, including at the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Westminster, the Welsh National Service, the Northern Ireland Service, and the Scottish National Remembrance Service. Humanists UK and its armed forces section, Defence Humanists, […]
  5. Humanists UK has teamed up with its patron Stephen Fry to launch a new campaign film entitled ‘Every Human Being’, which celebrates the commitment that humanists make towards the basic rights that everyone is entitled to by simple virtue of being human. The 57-second video, narrated by Stephen Fry, opens with an allusion to Article […]