Conservative MP says anti-discrimination law is “unwanted”

Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017

A Conservative MP has criticised attempts to outlaw caste based discrimination on the basis that it is "unwanted" by the Hindu community. Read More »

Turkish secularists fear Erdogan’s theocracy as referendum looms

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. Read More »

Defending Progressivism conference announced

Posted: Fri, 17 Mar 2017

A conference around the theme of 'defending progressivism' is to be held in London on April 29. Read More »

LibDems to debate ending religious discrimination in schools

Posted: Fri, 17 Mar 2017

The National Secular Society has welcomed news that the Liberal Democrats' spring conference will consider the party's policy on taxpayer-funded faith school in England. Read More »

Police called following disturbance after bookshop accused of throwing away Qurans

Posted: Fri, 17 Mar 2017

Police in Bradford attended the site of a skip near a former bookshop after 'shocked' locals reportedly discovered books, including a Quran, had been thrown away. Read More »

European Court of Justice: Employers can require staff to wear religiously neutral clothing

Posted: Tue, 14 Mar 2017

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has advised that employers can ask their staff to "dress neutrally" provided rules are consistent and apply to all religious symbols equally. Read More »