Posted: Mon, 15 Jan 2018
A highly respected primary school's chair of governors has called for Government guidance on the Islamic headscarf and fasting.
Posted: Wed, 29 Nov 2017
Ofsted has said it will consult "a range of stakeholders" before finalising its guidance over religious garments such as hijabs.
Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017
A former integration tsar has said faith school openings should pause amid news that Islamic schools endorse wife-beating and misogyny.
Posted: Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Schools which force only girls to wear religious garments could be in breach of equality laws, Ofsted's chief inspector has said.
Posted: Thu, 02 Nov 2017
A Muslim advocacy group which works closely with police forces, politicians and councils has been accused of promoting Islamist views.
Posted: Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The NSS has welcomed a ruling in the Court of Appeal that an Islamic school's policy of gender segregation was unlawful.
Posted: Fri, 29 Sep 2017
LSE has accepted that gender segregation at an Islamic Society dinner was unlawful after an NSS-backed complaint.
Posted: Sun, 24 Sep 2017
Girls in dozens of schools in England are forced to wear hijabs, according to National Secular Society research published in the Sunday Times today.
Posted: Fri, 22 Sep 2017
The NSS has written to councillors in Lancashire urging them to stop imposing unstunned meat on school pupils.
Posted: Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Feminist campaigners are calling for a "robust" response to the rise of the hijab in state primary schools.
Posted: Wed, 30 Aug 2017
The National Secular Society has called for clearer labelling on meat slaughtered by religious methods after new quality standards were proposed for halal sheepmeat.
Posted: Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Malaysia's government says it will re-educate ex-Muslims who took part in an atheist meeting after a photo of the event went viral.
Posted: Tue, 25 Jul 2017
The National Secular Society has expressed its support for Richard Dawkins after a radio station cancelled one of his speeches because of his criticisms of Islam.
Posted: Thu, 13 Jul 2017
Legislators in Malaysia's northeastern state of Kelantan have voted to allow the public caning of those who break strict Islamic laws.
Posted: Wed, 07 Jun 2017
Former Chief Crown Prosecutor Nazir Afzal has said that the authorities are "lazy" in reaching minority groups, and still rely on self-appointed 'community leaders'.
Posted: Fri, 26 May 2017
Indonesia's police are to launch a new crackdown on gay people, following a brutal public caning and the mass arrest of 140 gay men at a party.
Posted: Wed, 10 May 2017
Indonesia, Denmark and New Zealand are facing calls to repeal their blasphemy laws, following the conviction of Jakarta's former governor for blasphemy and an investigation into Stephen Fry.
Posted: Wed, 03 May 2017
A large-scale survey of views in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Palestine has reported extensive anti-women views and widespread tolerance of domestic violence.
Posted: Fri, 28 Apr 2017
A Saudi trial based "heavily on Koranic law" has resulted in a death sentence for a 'mentally ill' man who denounced the Islamic 'prophet' Mohammed.
Posted: Thu, 27 Apr 2017
The National Secular Society has accused the Government of dividing communities with the push to open new faith schools, ahead of a new report on religious and racial segregation in Birmingham.