OMG you can’t write that!

September 15, 2022

This year we will be marking Banned Books Week 2022 with a fantastic online event open to all – OMG! You can’t write that: Books, Censorship, and Religion.

In light of the recent horrific attack on Salman Rushdie and the increase in book banning in schools in the US driven by Christian fundamentalists, we wanted to create an event that highlights religious censorship of books.

Join us online on Thursday 22nd September, 7:30pm-9pm as our CEO Fraser Sutherland and our panel of experts discuss book banning, censorship, and religion. On the panel we have:

The event is free to attend, with donations to the legal fund of former Scottish Award for Humanism winner Mubarak Bala welcomed. Bala is serving a 24 year sentence in Nigeria after being found guilty in 2022 of 18 counts of public disturbance in relation to a ‘blasphemous’ Facebook post that he wrote.

Follow the link to register. 

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