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The school that Shamima Begum and two other schoolgirls attended before they left the UK to become Islamic State brides today said it had introduced "robust"
initiatives to prevent pupils being radicalised.
The Anglo-Indian author has long been a staunch defender of free speech and his own life was under threat for many years after Iran's spiritual leader
Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa against him in 1989, following the publication of his novel The Satanic Verses.
"While gays and lesbians have never had the legal right to marry or to form civil unions in Poland, as they can in much of Europe, many felt confident until
not long ago that Polish society was becoming more accepting and that those rights would one day come. They have instead faced a furious backlash from the
Catholic Church and the government."
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