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ANALYSIS Religion is like sex education: it must permeate the whole curriculum

by Prof John Wolffe - 27th April 2016

RELIGION’s social and cultural importance must be explored in Britain for security’s sake, Professor John Wolffe told MPs this week.

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ANALYSIS Now it’s official: Pakistan’s blasphemy law is ‘manmade’ - and promotes ‘religious vigilantism’

by Naeem Shakir - 20th April 2016

DOES Pakistan have the political will to undo what's wrong with this heinous law, asks Supreme Court attorney Naeem Shakir.

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Peaceful 'pillow protesters' take on EDL

by David Knowles - 11th April 2016

THE English Defence League's latest protest was met with pillows, tea and cake. DAVID KNOWLES was there to investigate.

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