Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021
Satire is "the oxygen of a democracy," according to Caroline Fourest, a French writer, filmmaker, feminist, anti-extremist and former Charlie Hebdo journalist. Free speech, including satire, is a vital part of laïcité or secularism.
Women Leaving Islam: the rights of those who leave religion must be protected - Opinion Out Loud Ep 008
Posted: Tue, 01 Jun 2021
The film Women Leaving Islam shows the risks facing those who stand up for the fundamental right to leave religion and the ongoing neglect of minorities within minorities in public life, says Helen Nicholls.
Posted: Tue, 25 May 2021
What does it mean for a school to be 'C of E'? And how far does the Church of England's influence extend over state-funded education?
Posted: Tue, 18 May 2021
The start of an investigation into the Batley Grammar affair raises questions over the government's willingness to ensure assertive religious voices don't dictate what happens in classrooms, says Stephen Evans.
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