UN Special Rapporteur criticises Blasphemy law

Ahmed Shahedd, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of Religion and Belief has called for the scrapping of blasphemy laws and states they are not compatible with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, signed by the UK…

Humanist Society Conference 2018

Tickets are now available for the 2018 conference which will be held at the RSE, George Street Edinburgh on Friday 18th May. Please join us for the biggest Humanist event in Scotland. We have fantastic speakers lined up and as…

Edinburgh Humanists Blasphemy Protest

Humanist Society Scotland Edinburgh group held a protest against Blasphemy laws in early January. The group highlighted cases of Humanists, atheists and free-thinkers from around the world that are persecuted for their beliefs.   A report by the International Humanist…

Humanist Ceremonies

New Humanist Society Wedding Promotional Film

Humanist Society Scotland have launched a new promotional film, which shows footage of some of our registered celebrants carrying out Humanist wedding ceremonies.   Share on: FacebookTwitterLinkedInPinterestEmail

Disbelief at BBC proposal for religious output increase

Reacting to the BBC’s review of Religion and Ethics Gordon MacRae, Chief Executive of Humanist Society Scotland expressed concern saying, “It is extremely disappointing that the authors of their BBC’s review of its Religious and Ethics have chosen to wilfully…

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