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Secular Jihadists from the Middle East is a podcast with atheist, exMuslim hosts.

May 30, 2018

In this episode, we spoke to Leon Korteweg, a young man in the Netherlands who joined a group of white nationalist skinheads and neo-Nazis soon after the 2004 assassination of Theo Van Gogh in broad daylight. Van Gogh had worked with Ayaan Hirsi Ali in producing the short film "Submission,” which criticized...


May 24, 2018

Rafya is a Pakistani woman who was married off at seventeen. After enduring years of mistreatment and abuse, she finally gathered up the courage to leave her husband, but this came with a cost: he ripped their three-year-old daughter from her arms. When Rafya tried to get her back, he registered a blasphemy case...


May 19, 2018

This week we speak to Jimmy Bangash, a gay British-Pakistani ex-Muslim and activist member of the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain. Jimmy grew up in a traditional Pashtun family in London where he stood in ardent opposition to the patriarchy and misogyny in his community. He is a poet and writer who focuses on...


May 10, 2018

Maryam Namazie is a true pioneer of the growing ex-Muslim movement. The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain (CEMB), which she started more than a decade ago, now has thousands of members worldwide and assists hundreds of ex-Muslims every year. In 2015, the CEMB launched the unexpectedly viral #ExMuslimBecause movement, and...


May 7, 2018

Unlike our discussion with scheduled guests, live streams with Ali and Armin will be streaming live publicly. On these live streams, we'll take pre-requested questions from our Patrons (Mossad's Shoe tier +) and questions from anyone present during the live chat if we run out of Patron requested questions. We also might...