Archive of the

RATIONALIST INTERNATIONAL
Bulletin 2001

Archive of Rationalist International bulletins:
2001

Bulletin # 87, 31 December 2001
  WHAT I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS - Ingersoll
 
Bulletin # 86, 27 December 2001
  International Rationalist Conference in New Delhi: Only 43 more days
  Rationalist International protests against the detention of Shahriar Kabir in Bangladesh
  Sanal Edamaruku in Discovery channel
  Roberto La Ferla (Italy) speaks on Complementary Medicine at the International Rationalist Conference
  "Scams I know" -- Richard Lead (Australia) speaks at the International Rationalist Conference
  Joseph Edamaruku (India) speaks on Art, Aesthetics and Rationalism
  Prof. Ajoy Roy speaks about Rationalism and Human Rights in Bangladesh
  Book on Joseph McCabe by Bill Cooke published
 
Bulletin # 85, 21 December 2001
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE: Registration Closes on 31 December
  Jan Loeb Eisler speaks on Therapeutic Touch
  "Ready for the Battle": Talk and Demonstration by Richard Saunders
  Dr. Mark Newbrook speaks on Sanskrit, Vedic Culture and Historical Linguistic
  Sanal Edamaruku in Japanese TV on 26 December
  Rationalist International Bulletin in German language
 
Bulletin 84, 12 December 2001
  Jim Herrick speaks at the International Rationalist Conference
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE: Registration Closes on 31 December
 
Bulletin 83, 29 November 2001
  God longs for all Hindus! COVERT OPERATIONS OF THE EVANGELICAL CHURCH IN INDIA - Sanal Edamaruku
  Reports from Bangladesh:
  Writer and Human Rights campaigner Shahriar Kabir jailed
  Violence against Hindu minority – Hundreds flee the country
  Bill Cooke speaks at the International Rationalist Conference
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE: Registration will close soon
 
Bulletin 82, 24 October 2001
  CIVILIZATION AS WEAPON - REFECTIONS AT THE TIME - Sanal Edamaruku
  LEWIS WOLPERT SPEAKS AT THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE
  IAIN MIDDLETON NOW HONORARY ASSOCIATE
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE: New Delhi, India: 8-12, February 2002
 
Bulletin 81, 27 September 2001
  A Call for Caution and Prudence - Paul Kurtz
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE: New Delhi, India: 8-12, February 2002
 
Bulletin 80, 26 September 2001
  RELIGION'S MISGUIDED MISSILES - Richard Dawkins
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE: New Delhi, India: 8-12, February 2002
 
Bulletin 79, 23 September 2001
  DEMONSTRATION IN DHAKA DEMANDING RELEASE OF DR. SHAIKH
  ELLEN JOHNSON MEETS AMERICAN EMBASSY OFFICIAL IN WASHINGTON D.C.
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE: New Delhi, India: 8-12, February 2002
 
Bulletin 78, 18 September 2001
  A PRICE WORTH PAYING? - SANAL EDAMARUKU
  ELLEN JOHNSON NOW AN HONORARY ASSOCIATE
  DR. SHAIKH: DEMONSTRATION IN WASHINGTON ON 22 SEPTEMBER
  INDIA: FIGHT AGAINST ASTROLOGY IN UNIVERSITIES TAKES A LEGAL TURN
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE: New Delhi, India: 8-12, February 2002
 
Bulletin 77, 6 September 2001
  DR. SHAIKH ASYLUM: DIPLOMATIC NEGOTIATIONS BEGIN
  PAKISTAN: NEWSWEEK BANNED FOR ARTICLE ON DR. SHAIKH
  UK: NON-DEMOCRATIC PAKISTAN REMAINS SUSPENDED FROM COMMONWEALTH
  NEPAL: "UNTOUCHABLES" MARCH TO EQUALITY
  GREECE: POWERSTRUGGLE BETWEEN STATE CHURCH AND GOVERNMENT
  IRELAND: EURO IS BAD FOR ALMSBAG
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE : REGISTRATION OPEN NOW
 
Bulletin 76, 3 September 2001
  IRAN: FILM MAKER TAHMINEH MILANI ARRESTED
  TIMES REPORT ON SAI BABA - BRITAIN MAY ISSUE OFFICIAL WARNING AGAINST THE GODMAN
  CANADA: CHILD SPANKERS SEEK RELIGIOUS ASYLUM IN USA
  INDIA: NUN CONVICTED FOR TORTURE IN MOTHER TERESA'S CHILD CENTER
  THAILAND: GOVERNMENT CONSULTS ASTROLOGERS
  UK: TEENAGERS' SEX MYTHS
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE : REGISTRATION OPEN NOW
 
Bulletin 75, 24 August 2001
  LAHORE HIGH COURT ADMITS APPEAL AGAINST DR. SHAIKH'S DEATH SENTENCE
  INTERNATIONAL PROTEST AGAINST BLASHEMY LAWS IN PAKISTAN
  BLASPHEMY LAWS IN PAKISTAN
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE : REGISTRATION OPEN NOW
 
Bulletin 74, 19 August 2001
  DR. SHAIKH CONVICTED TO DEATH: YOUR SUPPORT NEEDED NOW!
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE : REGISTRATION OPEN NOW
 
Bulletin 73, 17 July 2001
  HONORS FOR PAUL KURTZ AND SARASWATHI GORA
  BANGLADESH: TASLIMA NASREEN CONVICTED IN ABSENTIA
  USA: A MODERN VERSION OF NOAH'S ARK
  INDIA: GOOD MARKS FOR RATIONALISTS
  BANGLADESH: TASLIMA NASREEN CONVICTED IN ABSENTIA
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST  CONFERENCE: New Delhi - 8-12 February 2002
 
Bulletin 72, 23 May 2001
  THE "MONKEY-MAN" IN DELHI
A FIRST-HAND REPORT ON HOW THE RATIONALISTS STOPPED THE MASS MANIA -- Sanal Edamaruku
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST  CONFERENCE: New Delhi - 8-12 February 2002
 
Bulletin 71, 30 April 2001
  SIR HERMANN BONDI NOW HONORARY ASSOCIATE
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST  CONFERENCE: New Delhi - 8-12 February 2002
  UK: CHURCH GOES DOWN THE TUBES, FEELS FORMER BISHOP
  PHILIPPINES: CATHOLIC CHURCH SENDS WOMEN TO THEIR DOOM
  USA: UNCONSTITUTIONAL PRIVILEGES BECOME "EQUAL RIGHTS"
  UK: WHERE HAVE ALL THE UFOs GONE?
 
Bulletin 70, 13 April 2001
  REMEMBERING MADALYN MURRAY O' HAIR -- Sanal Edamaruku
  THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE New Delhi, India: 8-12, February 2002
  THE NETHERLANDS -- FIRST COUNTRY TO LEGALIZE EUTHANASIA
  EVOLUTION OF MAN -- A CORRECTION
 
Bulletin 69, 2 April 2001
  Creative Rationalism -- THIRD INTERNATIONAL RATIONALIST CONFERENCE --New Delhi 8 -12 February 2002
  MALAYSIA VOWS TO DEFEND SECULARISM
  EVOLUTION OF MAN -- NEW ANCESTOR DISCOVERED
 
Bulletin 68, 19 March 2001
  LIBERY AT STAKE - Sanal Edamaruku
  MADALYN MURRAY O'HAIR IS DEAD
  RICHARD LEAKEY AND PIETER ADMIRAAL NOW HONORARY ASSOCIATES
  CREATING THE TALIBAN: "CIA MADE A HISTORIC MISTAKE"
  ITALY: UNPLUGGING VATICAN RADIO
 
Bulletin 67, 7 March 2001
  CREATING GOD'S OWN COUNTRY - Sanal Edamaruku
  USA: AMNESTY CONDEMNS TRADE WITH US-MADE TORTURE TOOLS
  BRITAIN: NEW LAW TO CHECK EXPORT OF TERRORISM
  FRANCE: FATHER CONFESSOR GOES ON TRIAL
  VATICAN: FINE-TUNING THE HANDPICKED HEIRS
 
Bulletin 66, 22 February 2001
  BULLETIN NOW ALSO IN SPANISH LANGUAGE
  ALGERIA: UNCOMPROMISING FIGHT AGAINST FUNDAMENTALISM
  USA: ATHEISTS TO PICKET WHITE HOUSE
  GERMANY: DISSECTION OF HUMAN BODY STILL TABOO
  USA: "COACHING" DEMOCRATIC DEVELOPMENT !
  VENEZUELA: THE CULT OF THE CATHOLIC VOODOO QUEEN
  USA: EXCITEMENT ABOUT JESUS - WAS SHE BLACK ?
 
Bulletin 65, 14 February 2001
  PROPOSALS INVITED FOR RATIONALIST INTERNATIONAL AWARD
  THREATS DON'T WORK
  BANGLADESH: FIGHTING FOR SURVIVAL AS A SECULAR STATE
  BARRY WILLIAMS NOW HONORARY ASSOCIATE
  NEW ZEALAND: DEATH DURING CHRISTIAN EXORCISM
  SAUDI ARABIA: SHARIA LAW INCOMPATIBLE WITH HUMAN RIGHTS CONVENTION
  INDIA: A MESSAGE FROM GOD GANESH
 
Bulletin 64, 4 February 2001
  INDIA: AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE COME THE "HOLY" VULTURES
  PAKISTAN: NEW BLASPHEMY CASES - ZEALOTS ON THE RAMPAGE
  USA: IN THE NAME OF HUMAN RIGHTS...
  EGYPT: ATHEIST AUTHOR SALAHEDDIN GETS IMPRONMENT
 
Bulletin 63, 30 January 2001
  MADALYN MURRAY O' HAIR DISAPPEARANCE CASE:
    FBI SEARCHERS BELIEVE THEY HAVE FOUND REMAINS OF THE MISSING ATHEIST LEADERS
 
Bulletin 62, 28 January 2001
  BRITAIN: OPENING THE GATE FOR A NEW ERA OF MEDICINE
  BRITAIN: HOTBED FOR YUPPIE JIHADIS
  KUWAIT: SETBACK FOR WOMEN'S FIGHT FOR POLITICAL RIGHTS
  THAILAND: TEENAGE LEADERS OF GOD'S ARMY WANT TO GO TO SCHOOL
 
Bulletin 61, 21 January 2001
  AFGHANISTAN: DEATH PENALTY FOR CONVERSION
  ANTONY FLEW NOW HONORARY ASSOCIATE
  GERMANY: NAZI FORCED LABORERS IN CHURCH INSTITUTIONS
  INDIA: CONFISCATED MAGAZINE BACK IN MARKET
 
Bulletin 60, 16 January 2001
  PAKISTAN: HIGH COURT REJECTS BAIL TO DR SHAIKH
  DAVID TRIBE NOW AN HONORARY ASSOCIATE
  BANGLADESH: HIGH COURT DECLARES FATWAS ILLEGAL