North America

Negar finally free!

For the full story see http://raelianews.org/news.php

Iranian Raelian leader granted asylum in U.S. after renouncing Islam

Negar Azizmoradi, leader of the Iranian branch of the International Raelian Movement (IRM), has been granted religious asylum in the United States after a long struggle that began when she publicly declared atheist/Raelian beliefs in her home country

Honolulu police drops charges against National GoTopless Day protesters

On October 3, the Honolulu, Hawaii police dropped the charges against GoTopless protesters who had been fined for not having a permit during a protest for equal topless rights in Waikiki on the 4th annual National GoTopless Day held on August 21, 2011

U.S. Federal Court Rules Filmmakers Lied about Raelians

Undisclosed damages to include return of film footage

Swastika Day in North America

Raelians all over North America have gone out on the streets to celebrate this year's World Swastika Rehabilitation Day ( http://www.raelpress.org/news.php

Raelians at World Naked Bike Ride

Raelians in Chicago, Washington DC and Toronto attended local World Naked Bike Ride (WNBR) events

Raelians at Slutwalk

Raelians in Chicago and Toronto took part in local Slutwalks, a new event that was initiated after a Toronto police officer stated that “women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13320785)

Protests in front of French embassy in Washington DC

The US Raelian team has been organizing protests this week in front of the French embassy in Washington DC and French consulates in New York City, Chicago and Boston supporting the leader of the Raelian Movement in France who is doing a hunger strike protesting discrimination against religious minorities in France

1st Sunday of April celebration in Las Vegas

April 3, 2011 was a beautiful day at Spring Mountain State Park in Las Vegas Nevada