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Gay ‘marriage’, polygamy and female inequality: where’s the link?

by Staff Reporter - 19th June 2012

Lapido checks out what Islamic and human rights activists are saying about the cultural consequences for the UK if heterosexual marriage is redefined.

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UK: Hindu Sewa Day pulls out of government Jubilee initiative

by Chine Mbubaegbu - 30th May 2012

Selfless performance? Sewa Day Chairman, Arup GangulyInterfaith groups fall out over a few thousand pounds on eve of historic celebration.

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Brotherhood face both ways as Egypt votes for its president

by Jayson Casper - 24th May 2012

‘Clarifying Islam’: MB presidential hopeful Mohamed Morsy. Photo: ReutersMB hopefuls renounce punishment for conversion – and a new caliphate in Jerusalem.

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