This week Baroness Caroline Cox launched a bill in the House of Lords to uphold principles of gender equality for all Britain's women. Without once mentioning the word, it has Britain's so-called sharia courts in its sights.
This proposal reflects a growing groundswell of concern about the impact of these courts upon the lives of Muslim women.
On Tuesday afternoon this week Home Secretary Theresa May unveiled the long-awaited paper that details the Coalition’s plans for the now discredited ‘Prevent’ strand of the previous regime’s strategy for combating terrorism – known as CONTEST.
In the run–up to the strategy’s publication, there has been a considerable amount of anticipatory comment not the least of which has come from the Home Secretary herself.Read more »
PAUL MARSHALL, the Hudson Institute researcher and media commentator whom I admire enormously for his relentless championing of disenfranchised Christians around the world, has a nice turn of phrase.
He says that describing the massacre of Christians in Egypt as ‘sectarian clashes’ is like describing KKK lynchings as ‘racial clashes’.Read more »