Posted: Fri, 14 Jul 2017
A lecture at Manchester Art Gallery will pay tribute to the National Secular Society's founding president Charles Bradlaugh on 9 September.
Posted: Thu, 06 Jul 2017
More British people are becoming non-religious, according to the National Secular Society's initial analysis of the latest British Social Attitudes survey.
Posted: Mon, 20 Mar 2017
Turkish secularists have expressed their fears for the country's secular future ahead of a referendum to drastically increase the power of President Erdogan.
Posted: Fri, 17 Mar 2017
A conference around the theme of 'defending progressivism' is to be held in London on April 29.
Posted: Wed, 08 Mar 2017
The United Nations' Special Rapporteur Karima Bennoune has recommended that states provide for the separation of religion and state to help counter religious extremism.
Posted: Wed, 18 Jan 2017
A secularist report produced by academics and campaigners has urged the Government to reject calls for more religious privilege.
Posted: Thu, 29 Sep 2016
Two commemorations have been held this month to celebrate the life and work of Charles Bradlaugh, who founded the National Secular Society 150 years ago.
Posted: Tue, 26 Apr 2016
The Turkish politician charged with redrafting the country's constitution has called for an Islamic constitution as opposition leaders warn that "Secularism is there to ensure that everyone has religious freedom."
Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2016
The UK National Secular Society has congratulated the founders of a new organisation to promote public understanding of secularism in the Pacific Islands.
Posted: Tue, 16 Feb 2016
A liberal international Catholic group has criticised the Pope for misrepresenting secularism in a joint declaration he issued with Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2016
A Pew survey conducted in January 2016 has found that most Americans are still put-off by an atheist presidential candidate, with 51% saying they would be less likely to support a non-religious aspirant.
Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2016
The French education minister has said that the meaning of secularism has been twisted and that teaching must be overhauled to show that Laïcité protects pupils.
Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2015
The International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) has warned that worldwide "persecution of the non-religious has escalated" in the past year.
Posted: Tue, 08 Dec 2015
A coalition of Muslim writers, activists and politicians has launched a "Muslim Reform Movement" rejecting violence and calling for a defence of secularism, democracy and liberty.
Woolf Commission’s multifaithism 'completely at odds with the religious indifference that permeates British society'
Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2015
The National Secular Society has criticised a new report on the role of religion and belief in public life for calling for a multi-faith approach "completely at odds with the religious indifference that permeates British society."
Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2015
Turkey's most famous modern pianist has been awarded the International Secularism Prize (Prix de la Laïcité) by the France Committee of Secularism, two years after being convicted of blasphemy for a series of tweets.
Posted: 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.
Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2015
The Kurdistan Secular Centre (KSC) is appealing for international help and support to promote secularism and the separation of religion and state.
Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2015
Several Members of Parliament have praised secularism in a debate on Bangladesh, and the NSS is calling on them to support secularist principles in the UK as well.
Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2015
The London School of Economics has published its "People's Constitution" which would enshrine secular principles across the UK.