June 22, 2014

Godless Mom Seeking Help to Free Mubarak

MubarakHave you seen the #FreeMubarak hashtag on Twitter and wondered what it was about? According to Godless Mom, a man by the name of Mubarak Bala has been beaten, medicated, and hospitalized in Nigeria for being an atheist.

Evidently, his father decided that atheism is a mental illness and had Mubarak involuntarily hospitalized on the psychiatric unit of Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital. Mubarak is reportedly in fear for his life, which is understandable given that he's an atheist in Nigeria. Godless Mom has provided additional information here.

Godless Mom is asking for help in spreading the word about Mubarak and has posted some ideas about how you can help here. In addition, a petition has been started on Change.org.