A YouGov poll on attitudes to the causes of Islamic and Christian terrorism shows a significant differences of views between younger and older respondents.
While “religious views” is thought to be the main cause of terrorist acts, in neither Christian… Continue reading
TUESDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2016 AT 6.00 ARRIVAL FOR 6.30PM PROMPT START UNTIL 8.30PM
IN PARLIAMENT (ROOM TO BE CONFIRMED)
The meeting will be considering the vexed questions of religion and interfaith in relation to issues of empire, colonialist abuse… Continue reading
Gillingham MP Rehman Chishti is campaigning for the UK to refer to the so called “Islamic State” (also referred to as ISIS or ISIL) as “Daesh” in line with other countries around the World, calling on the BBC… Continue reading
“If ‘Satanic Islam’ pastor James McConnell goes to jail I will go with him, insists Muslim cleric” is the headline in the Belfast Telegraph, as the Belfast Pastor faces prosecution for a sermon describing Islam as heathen and satanic.
The… Continue reading
For the 30th year the Westminster Interfaith Multi-Faith Pilgrimage for Peace with the Hounslow Friends of Faith in the Hounslow area took place. Two members of the All Faiths Network also participated. Launching the Pilgrimage were MPs Ruth Cadbury (Brentford… Continue reading
Prime Minister David Cameron will include new counter-terrorism measures aimed at tackling radical extremism in the forthcoming Queen’s Speech.
A new Bill will be intended to “catch not just those who spread or incite hatred on the grounds… Continue reading
As the new Conservative government takes shape, there will be interest in the Party’s plans to tackle the fomenting of extremism. Teresa May announced, in the month before the election, that measures would be introduced to deal with ‘entryist’… Continue reading
A press statement on The Church of England official website welcomes the recent Court of Appeals judgement as “upholding the freedom of clergy to be office holders rather than employees”.
The judgement, in the widely reported case regarding former… Continue reading
Last month the All Faiths Network hosted an interfaith forum concerning governmental and institutional responses to religious extremism.
The debate explored critical issues, including suggestions that Government subsidies to interfaith bodies are failing to improve… Continue reading
Home Secretary Teresa May has announced new measures to be taken by the Extremism Analysis Unit to combat extremism.
In a speech at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in London she said the Unit would “help us… Continue reading