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Andrew Copson is chief executive of the British Humanist Association and first vice president of the International Humanist and Ethical Union
Comment: The world is silent while atheists are persecuted

On the International Human Rights Day, we should remember the victims of blasphemy laws which persecute atheists and non-believers. The Foreign Office should support the International Humanist and Ethical Union as it campaigners for greater attention from governments.

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BHA signs letter calling on Prime Minister to secure Human Rights Act

The British Humanist Association (BHA) is one of over 70 civil society organisations in the UK signing a letter calling on Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to secure and advance the Human Rights Act. The British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) has led in this call and all the signatories to the letter to David Cameron and Nick Clegg are united around a fundamental belief in the equal dignity of all people and the legal protection of basic human rights.