Why Robert Spencer Is An Anti-Muslim Extremist: An Open Letter

In which Kaveh Mousavi writes to Robert Spencer to tell him he is indeed an anti-Muslim extremist. [Read more…]


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My Open Letter to the Southern Poverty Law Center

In which Kaveh asks to be classified as an extremist. [Read more…]


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Guest-Post: Modesty Goes Beyond the Hijab

It just becomes very important that when the criticism of hijab is done, it is done in the broader issue of the concept of modesty as a whole and criticize all the ways in which it is enforced – even without the hijab. There are more ways than one of trying to control women’s bodies. [Read more…]


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Shame on You, Southern Poverty Law Center

This drivel of an article could be easily be written by an Islamist apologist, misusing the tragic fact of anti-Muslim in the West to silence honest criticisms of Islam by mixing internal dissidents with bigots. It’s dishonest silencing when Muslims do it, and it’s the same when this so called “human rights” organization does it. [Read more…]


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Basket of Deplorables: Millions of People Can Be Bigoted

Stop ignoring the reality. Stop claiming that the mere fact that the claim is big makes it untrue. You only make yourself look foolish. [Read more…]


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Is Quran Open to Multiple Interpretations?

I’m writing this post in order to bring two new posts on Quranist and Apostate blog, a joint blog with me and progressive Muslim blogger Farouk A. Peru. This time we basically asked if Quran is a book which has an absolutist or relativist approach when it comes to interpretations. While both of us first [Read More…]


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Oppose Burkini Ban Without Resorting to False Equivalences

I make this post in order to bring an excellent article to your attention. The article is written by my dear friend and awesome ex-Muslim author Hiba Krisht, and it argues against the flaws in the arguments of those who want to attack the recent burkini ban. [Read more…]


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And Atheist and a Muslim Discuss Reforming Islam

This is the new installment in my new collaborative project, conversations with Farouk A. Peru of Personal Al Islam. This week we talk about reforming in Islam. This is the opening: Today let’s talk about the idea of reform in Islam. I’m an anti-theist, which means that I disagree with the interpretations of Islam as [Read More…]


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Check Out My Guest Appearance at Naked Diner Podcast

I was on the Naked Diner Podcast with Andrew Hall and his friend Jack. I had a really great time chatting with these guys. I really enjoyed it. You should definitely listen! I talk about Iranian elections, Iranian politics, the experience as an atheist in Iran, an interesting anecdote about my involvement with Iranian Satanists, [Read More…]


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The Unbearable Toxicity of “Native Informant”

Anti-colonialist activists must avoid a pitfall. If they want to stand against colonialism and Islamophobia, they should refrain from creating a black and white image in which the Islamic culture is the absolute good guy, and the internal dissidents and critiques become a blind spot of such a worldview, and brushed aside as “Native Informants”. This will ignore the multitudes of people oppressed within those cultures – women, LGBT, apostates, minority religions, etc – and instead of a liberating movement, this type of post-colonialism ends up being the first line of defense in favor of totalitarianism. [Read more…]


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