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Newsline 20 December 2013

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Double-talk and betrayal put massive obstacles in the way of women’s rights

Double-talk and betrayal put massive obstacles in the way of women’s rights

Opinion | Thu, 12 Dec 2013

Using the language of freedom, Islamists are turning back the clock on women's human rights. Segregation in universities is just another example, argues Anne Marie Waters.

CofE General Synod member Andrea Minichiello Williams urges Jamaica to keep law that criminalises homosexuality

CofE General Synod member Andrea Minichiello Williams urges Jamaica to keep law that criminalises homosexuality

News | Thu, 19 Dec 2013

Church of England General Synod member, Andrea Minichiello Williams, has urged the Jamaican Government to keep the law that criminalises homosexuality and carries a potential penalty of ten years hard labour.

French Government denies it plans to lift veil ban

French Government denies it plans to lift veil ban

News | Mon, 16 Dec 2013

A new report by a French Government committee has created controversy after it called for an end to the ban on Muslim headscarves in schools.

The President’s Broadcasting Year – behind the scenes

The President’s Broadcasting Year – behind the scenes

Opinion | Thu, 19 Dec 2013

Being President of the National Secular Society is nothing if not unpredictable. And this year has been no exception for Terry Sanderson...

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