Atheists, humanists and freethinkers face widespread discrimination
around the world with expression of their views criminalized and subject
in some countries to capital punishment, the United Nations was told on
In a document for consideration
by the world body's Human Rights Council, a global organization linking
people who reject religion said atheism was banned by law in a number
of states where people were forced to officially adopt a faith.
Read the complete story(Some news sites require registration)