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Obstructionist tactics to block human rights groups from advising UN condemned by UN Special Rapporteur

Obstructionist tactics to block human rights groups from advising UN condemned by UN Special Rapporteur

Fri, 31 Oct 2014

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of assembly and association, has criticised repeated efforts to block human rights NGOs from being able to advise the United Nations.

Alliance for a Secular Europe protests Pope’s planned address to the European Parliament

Alliance for a Secular Europe protests Pope’s planned address to the European Parliament

Fri, 31 Oct 2014

Over a dozen members of the Alliance for a Secular Europe group have written to the President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, objecting to his invitation to Pope Francis to address the Parliament.

National Secular Society welcomes call for faith schools to face Ofsted inspections of their religious teaching

National Secular Society welcomes call for faith schools to face Ofsted inspections of their religious teaching

Thu, 30 Oct 2014

The National Secular Society has welcomed calls from Labour's Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt for religious teaching in faith schools to be inspected by Ofsted.

NSS calls on Welsh Government to review compulsory collective worship

NSS calls on Welsh Government to review compulsory collective worship

Thu, 30 Oct 2014

The National Secular Society has called on the Welsh government to review the legal requirement on schools to provide worship after parents expressed concern about prayers being imposed on children in non-denominational schools.