Archive of the

RATIONALIST INTERNATIONAL
Bulletin 2000

Archive of Rationalist International bulletins:
2000

Bulletin 59, 22 December 2000
  GERMANY: MOVE TO TIGHTEN BLASPHEMY LAW
  BRITAIN: PSYCHIC TEST FAILS TO PROVE ESP
  BRITAIN: WILL SANTA CLAUS WEAR A BISHOP'S ROBES ?
  IRAN: DISSIDENT CLERIC STARTS CYBER WAR
  RUSSIA: CONTROVERSY OVER RE-REGISTRATION OF RELIGIONS
 
Bulletin 58, 10 December 2000
  REFLECTIONS FOR ROMANS AND NON-ROMANS - Sanal Edamaruku
  THE NETHERLANDS: WOMEN ON WAVES
  DR SHAIKH CASE: FIR NOW AVAILABLE
  BANGLADESH: WOMEN JOIN THE ARMY
  VATICAN: WAITING FOR THE POPE STRIP
 
Bulletin 57, 7 December 2000
  A YARDSTICK OF CIVILIZATION - Sanal Edamaruku
  THE CASE OF DR SHAIKH: LAWYER APPOINTED
  BARBARA SMOKER AND PROF. MIKE ARCHER NOW HONORARY ASSOCIATES
  PAKISTAN: TICKET PUNCHING IMMORAL!
  VATICAN: BEWARE OF BARBIE AND MICKEY MOUSE!
 
Bulletin 56, 29 November 2000
  IS THE HUMANIST MOVEMENT DYING? - Sanal Edamaruku
  JAPAN: COURT RULING AGAINST SOLE HEALER CULT
  THAILAND: BUDDHIST MONKS' SECRET NIGHT LIFE
  AFGHANISTAN: NO BEARD - NO CHANCE!
  UK: CHILD SOLDIERS SERVING IN CONFLICT AREAS
  IRAN: TRIAL AGAINST TOP REFORMIST WOMAN POLITICIAN
 
Bulletin 55, 20 November 2000
  GLOBAL ETHICS - A RATIONALIST VIEWPOINT - Sanal Edamaruku
 
Bulletin 54, 06 November 2000
  ANNOUNCEMENT: DR HENRY MORGANTALER BECOMES HONORARY ASSOCIATE
  MORE ABOUT DR YOUNUS SHAIKH
  THE ENLIGHTENMENT: A STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES
  BLASPHEMY LAWS IN PAKISTAN
  ATTACHMENT: PHOTOGRAPH DR SHAIKH
 
Bulletin 53, 29 October 2000
  NOW IT IS SAI BABA'S TURN! - Sanal Edamaruku
  USA: WITCH HUNT IN OKLAHOMA HIGH SCHOOL
  UK: NOW AN ATHEIST SOCIETY!
  GREECE: MUDSLINGING SAINTS TAINT CHURCH OF CYPRUS
  MUSLIM FUNDAMENTALISTS TRY TO SPLIT UP RUSSIA
 
Bulletin 52, 20 October 2000
  PAKISTAN: DR. YOUNUS SHAIKH ACCUSED OF BLASPHEMY, FACES DANGER OF DEATH PENALTY
 
Bulletin 51, 13 October 2000
  TIME TO CELEBRATE! - Sanal Edamaruku
  MEXICO: CATHOLIC HARDLINERS FOR CHANGE OF ABORTION LAW
  USA: HUSH MONEY TO SILENCE SEX CHARGE AGAINST PRIEST
  INDIA: NO MORE VULTURES IN THE TOWER OF SILENCE
  RU-486: A CORRECTION
 
Bulletin 50, 03 October 2000
  THE DANGER OF PROMOTING FALUN GONG - Sanal Edamaruku
  USA: CHRISTIAN GROUPS AGAINST RU-486
  TALIBAN IS ANTI-ISLAMIC, SAY MUSLIM CLERICS
  BEIJING/VATICAN: CRIMINALS AMONG 120 NEW CHINESE SAINTS
 
Bulletin 49, 24 September 2000
  EDUCATING WITH HOT KNIFE!
  USA: REPORT ABOUT RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
 
Bulletin 48, 17 Sept. 2000
  Encounter in Makkanpur: Scenes from the ongoing anti-superstition campaign of Indian Rationalist Association
 
Bulletin 47, 10 Sept. 2000
  VATICAN: SCIENCE a la POPE
  VATICAN: THE POPE IS THE POPE IS THE POPE: Declaration against religious pluralism and relativistic theories
  KASHMIR: WOMEN WITHOUT PURDAH UNDER THREAT OF FUNDAMENTALIST GUN-SQUADS
  USA: RELIGIOUS FREEDOM REPORT AS A POLITICAL WEAPON
 
Bulletin 46, 02 Sept. 2000
  A NOTORIOUS POPE TO BE BEATIFIED TOMORROW
  "AMERICAN CONSTITUTION DOES NOT GUARANTEE FREEDOM FROM RELIGION" --CLAIMS VICE-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: Anti-defamation League protests
  RELIGION IS NO REASON FOR NOISE POLLUTION --SAYS INDIAN SUPREME COURT
  SPIRITUAL SUMMIT: A BALANCE SHEET
  BANGLADESH: SHAHRIAR KABIR INJURED IN FUNDAMENTALIST ATTACK
 
Bulletin 45, 26 August, 2000
  BRITAIN TO ALLOW HUMAN CLONING; AUSTRALIANS TO CLONE EXTINCT TIGER
  CONTROVERSIAL SHROUD OF TURIN ON EXHIBITION
  THE LAST CZAR NOW A 'SAINT'
  SAUDI ARABIA TO JOIN UN CONVENTION ON WOMEN'S RIGHTS "WITHIN ISLAMIC LAW"
 
Bulletin 44, 21 August, 2000
  CREDIBILITY OF UNITED NATIONS AT STAKE: CHARLATANS, PREACHERS, FAKES AND PHONIES IN UN SUMMIT FOR "WORLD PEACE"
  SANAL EDAMARUKU HONORARY ASSOCIATE OF RPA AND NZARH
  EQUAL RIGHTS IN NORWAY!!
 
Bulletin 43, 27 July, 2000
  ARE CHRISTIANS REALLY PERSECUTED IN INDIA?
  INDIA: UNIVERSITY COURSES FOR HINDU RITUALS AND ASTROLOGY !
  NEW HONORARY ASSOCIATES OF RATIONALIST INTERNATIONAL
  ISLAMIC DRESS CODE FOR FOOT BALLERS
  IRANIAN REFORMIST LEADER BACK FROM JAIL
  PHILIPPINES: MUSLIM FUNDAMENTALISTS KILL CHRISTIAN CIVILIANS
  JAPAN: AUM CULT LEADERS SENTENCED TO DEATH
  UDANDA: TOTAL NUMBER OF CULT MASSACRE VICTIMS 780
 
Bulletin 42, 25 June, 2000
  ISKCON STUDENTS FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST GURUS FOR RAPE, TORTURE AND ABUSE OF CHILDREN
  EGYPTIAN AUTHOR SALAHEDDIN FACES TRIAL FOR ATHEIST WRITINGS
  NEW HONORARY ASSOCIATES OF RATIONALIST INTERNATIONAL
 
Bulletin 41, 6 June, 2000
  BRITAIN: CHARLES, PRINCE OF THE ABSURD
  HONORARY ASSOCIATES OF RATIONALIST INTERNATIONAL
  IRAN: FIRST PARLIAMENT WITH REFORMIST MAJORITY STATED FUNCTIONING
  RUSSIA: CZAR NICHOLAS II MAY BE CANONISED
  INDIAN RATIONALISTS CRITICISE GOVERNMENT PLANS TO FINANCE HINDU RELIGIOUS FESTIVAL
  UNITED NATIONS: VATICAN TRIES TO BLOCK WOMEN'S RIGHTS
 
Bulletin 40, 14 May 2000
  INDIA CROSSES ONE BILLION POPULATION MARK
  WAS SOVIET UNION AN ATHEIST STATE?
 
Bulletin 39, 1 May, 2000
  REMEMBERING JYOTI SHANKAR
 
Bulletin 38, 27 April, 2000
  Literary Award for Taslima Nasrin and Closing of News Papers in Iran
 
Bulletin 37, 19, April, 2000
 
Bulletin 36, 15 April 2000
  SALMAN RUSHDIE IN INDIA
 
Bulletin 35, 4, April, 2000
  Comments by Paul Kurtz at the January 17th Second International Rationalist Conference
 
Bulletin 34, 26 March, 2000
  Obituary for Nicolas Walter, veteran British rationalist and humanist
 
Bulletin 33, 16 March, 2000
 
Bulletin 32, 28 February, 2000
 
Bulletin 31, 17 February, 2000
 
Bulletin 30, 13 February, 2000
 
Bulletin 29, 9 February, 2000