The longest-serving bishop in the Church of England knew about a paedophile priest in his diocese and did nothing, it has emerged. The NSS has responded by
reiterating its call for a law mandating the reporting of known child
abuse, without exceptions for religious institutions.
A woman convicted of FGM has been jailed for 11 years.
A prominent Iranian lawyer known for defending women who protest against the country's mandatory headscarf law has been sentenced to a total of 38 years in prison and 148
lashes, according to her husband.
A United Nations report has said
the British government should end Northern Ireland's ban on abortion because it violates the UK's obligations on human rights.
Catholic officials are demanding an apology from US
sketch show Saturday Night Live after a comedian compared the church's sex abuse scandals to the allegations against the singer R. Kelly.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been criticised by the head of state
after saying that Israel is "not a country of all its citizens," but rather "the nation-state of the Jewish people".
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has accused a women's
march in central Istanbul of disrespecting Islam by booing the Islamic call to prayer.
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