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Student secular society’s website deleted after “ominous” threat sent from Saudi Arabia

Student secular society’s website deleted after “ominous” threat sent from Saudi Arabia

Thu, 02 Jul 2015

The Manchester Free Speech and Secular Society's website has been deleted, shortly after the group received a message warning they would "feel remorse" if they didn't stop criticising Islamic fundamentalism.

NSS briefs UN committee on state of children’s rights

NSS briefs UN committee on state of children’s rights

Wed, 01 Jul 2015

The National Secular Society has warned that faith schools are becoming increasingly divisive and inimical to the realisation of children's rights in a submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Academy teaches “abstinence” as contraception and sex education in line with the “Maker’s Instructions”

Academy teaches “abstinence” as contraception and sex education in line with the “Maker’s Instructions”

Wed, 01 Jul 2015

A parent has raised serious concerns with the National Secular Society over the strongly religious nature of sex and relationships education at their child's school.

Widespread local denial over Trojan Horse, as DfE accuses select committee of ‘downplaying’ the scandal

Widespread local denial over Trojan Horse, as DfE accuses select committee of ‘downplaying’ the scandal

Tue, 30 Jun 2015

A Birmingham councillor has warned of widespread local denial over the Trojan Horse scandal, days after the DfE said downplaying the affair risked undermining counter-extremism efforts.