Tags: Middle East
Posted: Sun, 03 May 2015 09:00
It's grossly distasteful to equate the persecution of Christians in the Middle East with the discomfort felt by some Christians in Britain at having to provide services in a non-discriminatory manner, argues Alastair Lichten.
Posted: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:43
Video has emerged of the Left Unity political party voting on whether to endorse the Islamic State. Although the amendment was easily defeated, Benjamin Jones argues that this is just the latest flirtation in a long courtship between elements of the British far left and the Islamist far right.
Posted: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 11:20
Stephen Evans argues that secularism offers the only realistic roadmap to national unity for the people of Egypt.
Posted: Thu, 09 May 2013 10:40
Secularism does not control belief; it keeps religious oppressors away from power and, most importantly, keeps women safe and free from these oppressors.
Posted: Fri, 03 Aug 2012 11:13
The tightening of the grip of political Islam on the Middle East continues apace. Those young people who put their lives on the line to depose dictators and demagogues are now finding that, in fact, their countrymen seem to like dictators and demagogues – and have used the hard-won democratic process to swap secular tyrants for religious ones.