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Prosecution of anti-Islam preacher is “in the public interest”, claims Public Prosecution Service

Prosecution of anti-Islam preacher is “in the public interest”, claims Public Prosecution Service

Fri, 31 Jul 2015

The Public Prosecution Service (PPS) of Northern Ireland have defended their prosecution of James McConnell, the Christian preacher who called Islam "Satanic."

Nepalese Christians defend secularism, amid fears of persecution

Nepalese Christians defend secularism, amid fears of persecution

Thu, 30 Jul 2015

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has warned that dropping explicit reference to secularism from Nepal's constitution could leave Christians at risk of persecution.

NSS calls for new inspection of Islamic school that bans “socialising with outsiders”

NSS calls for new inspection of Islamic school that bans “socialising with outsiders”

Mon, 27 Jul 2015

The National Secular Society has written to the Department for Education and Ofsted calling for a fresh inspection of an Islamic school where pupils are reportedly banned from socialising with "outsiders".

Concerns after protests force closure of abortion clinic

Concerns after protests force closure of abortion clinic

Fri, 24 Jul 2015

The National Secular Society has joined others in expressing concern after an abortion clinic was apparently forced to close after "intimidating protests."