Scottish parliament

Don’t erode free speech, NSS warns Scottish parliament

Posted: Thu, 23 Jul 2020

The NSS has warned the Scottish parliament that proposals to outlaw 'stirring up hatred' would unacceptably erode freedom of expression. Read More »

Uighur Muslims bussed across China

Parliament set to debate China’s persecution of Uighur Muslims

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020

Parliament is expected to debate China's persecution of Uighur Muslims after more than 100,000 people signed a petition demanding action on the issue.

The petition, which has amassed 125,000 signatures at the time of writing, calls on the government to impose... Read More »

European Court of Human Rights

Mandatory declaration of religion breaches human rights, says NSS

Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020

The National Secular Society has challenged a requirement that parents in Greece must declare their religion on children's birth certificates in an intervention at the European Court of Human Rights.

In Papanikolaou v Greece, the ECHR is considering whether... Read More »

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