Protests

NSS urges support for teachers amid anti-LGBT protests and threats

Posted: Wed, 10 Apr 2019

The NSS has urged the government to reconsider a requirement on schools to take pupils' "religious background" into account when teaching about relationships. Read More »

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Government to approve first Jedi faith school

Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019

The government is set to announce that a Jedi academy will be among a series of new schools which it plans to open in England. Read More »

Religious education

NSS expresses support for RE and RSE reform in Wales

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019

The NSS has expressed qualified support for proposed reforms to religious education and relationships and sexuality education in Wales. Read More »

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Brunei introduces death for gay sex and adultery under sharia law

Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019

Brunei will impose death by stoning to punish gay sex and adultery as it implements a draconian form of Islamic law from next week. Read More »

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Home Office uses Bible passages to justify asylum refusal

Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2019

The NSS has criticised the Home Office for citing Bible passages as it refused asylum to a man who converted from Islam to Christianity. Read More »

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NSS questions public benefit of Islamic “anti-Ahmadi” charity

Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019

The NSS has questioned why an organisation that displayed literature calling for the killing of Ahmadi Muslims has charitable status. Read More »

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