29 Jun '14, 10pm

Nigerian Family Thinks Man Must be Mentally Ill Because He’s an Atheist

Nigerian Family Thinks Man Must be Mentally Ill Because He’s an Atheist

A Nigerian man is languishing in a local psychiatric hospital after his family decided his coming out as an atheist could only mean one thing: that he’s suffering a mental illness. The 29-year-old man in question, Mubarak Bala, is being held at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital in Kano, a Muslim state in northern Nigeria that adopted Islamic law in 2000. Mr Bala has been held at the hospital since June 13. The trouble started when Mr Bala decided to tell his family, who adhere to Islam, that he is an atheist. Bala has apparently been open about this fact in the online sphere for a while now, with his biography on the social media site Twitter reading: “Chemical Process Engineer. I stand for Truth&Justice. Religion insults human conscience &reason, duped me that I hav another lifetime. AgnosticAtheist#ExMuslim “ However, Mr Bala’s family were not happy about his publicizing ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/nigerian-family-thinks-man-mu...

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