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“Sometimes journalists can step in when police and government fail.”

by - 9th December 2016

‘We’re still a million miles from understanding’: Andrew Norfolk. Photo: Graham Turner. Copyright Guardian News & Media Ltd 2016
‘We’re still a million miles from understanding’: Andrew Norfolk. Photo: Graham Turner. Copyright Guardian News & Media Ltd 2016

THE TIMES’ Chief Investigative Reporter Andrew Norfolk tells ABIGAIL FRYMANN ROUCH how prioritising religious literacy over political correctness gave him the tools to hold three communities to account.

NEWS FOCUS Eurocrats back new European Academy of Religion

by - 7th December 2016

Professor Alberto Melloni: ‘religion is not about fire fighting’
Professor Alberto Melloni: ‘religion is not about fire fighting’

A DOSE of seventeenth-century Persian poetry might do more than the Prevent programme and its ilk ever could, believes Professor Melloni.

Freedom in Cuba remains a dream - writes former World correspondent

by - 30th November 2016

Interminable speeches: Fidel Castro
Interminable speeches: Fidel Castro

CLAPPED-out Russian Ladas, endless speeches, and a ban on charities characterized Castro’s religion-hating revolution, writes former World correspondent MARIUSA REYES

ANALYSIS Could do better: Ofsted is struggling in its attempts to crack down on illegal Islamic schools

by - 23rd November 2016

DR IRFAN AL-ALAWI surveys the state of play between Britain’s unruly Muslim schools that are changing the culture of gender relations, and the courts.

ANALYSIS The Islamization of the Labour Party Part 2

by - 18th November 2016

IN PART TWO of DR PAUL STOTT’s analysis, he looks at the links between the left, academia, the state, and Islamist violence that are proving disastrous to Labour’s electoral appeal.

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