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Newsline 28 March 2013

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Bradford issues a report on child protection in Muslim religious ‘schools’

Bradford issues a report on child protection in Muslim religious ‘schools’

News | Tue, 26 Mar 2013

An attempt is being made in Bradford to safeguard the estimated 9,000 children who attend Muslim religious schools in the city.

Leeds City Council under pressure from vested interests over school transport cuts

Leeds City Council under pressure from vested interests over school transport cuts

News | Wed, 27 Mar 2013

Leeds City Council is coming under pressure over its plan to scrap free transport for pupils travelling to "faith schools".

The tensions between Muslim identity and Western citizenship

The tensions between Muslim identity and Western citizenship

Opinion | Wed, 27 Mar 2013

Across the West the arrival of significant numbers of migrants has caused a number of acute and ongoing challenges, notably in terms of social cohesion. These should not be overstated, but nor should they be ignored.

Secularist Thought for the Day competition – and the winner is....

Secularist Thought for the Day competition – and the winner is....

Opinion | Wed, 27 Mar 2013

Our Secularist Thought for the Day competition brought a big response from all over the country. Here's the winning entry...

Competition: Win a copy of AC Grayling’s new book

Competition: Win a copy of AC Grayling’s new book

News | Wed, 27 Mar 2013

We have two hardback copies of AC Grayling's new book The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism to give away.

NSS Speaks Out

Terry Sanderson was interviewed on the BBC Asian Network about the new report about safeguards being introduced in Bradford in relation to madrassa "schools".

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