Should we ban the Burqa in England?

Should we ban the Burqa in England?

Should we ban the burqa in England? Here’s why France’s burqa ban ‘does not violate human rights’ The country’s aim of ‘living together’ justifies the law, said the ECtHR. Two sisters who were fined each €50, after they were caught wearing the full veil in public, show their citations to media outside the town hall in Brussels in August 2011. Image: AP/Press Association Images THE EUROPEAN COURT of Human Rights has upheld France’s ban on…

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Here is why Sharia Law has no place in England

Here is why Sharia Law has no place in England

Here is why Sharia Law has no place in England One: Women Sharia discriminates against women (and Muslim women specifically): compared to feminist victories elsewhere, women are still not considered equal in most Islamic settings. A woman’s testimony is worthy half a man’s in Islam. She gets half the inheritance of her male siblings; a woman’s marriage contract is between her male guardian and her husband. A man can have four wives and divorce his…

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Democratic Disengagement And The Dis-United Kingdom?

Democratic Disengagement And The Dis-United Kingdom?

New Educational Video Discusses ‘How United is the United Kingdom’? Shout Out UK and Sheffield University help young people decode the world of politics with new video discussing constitutional change in the UK The idea of constitutional change has been a solid part of the political debate for the past couple of years. With the Scottish Parliamentary Elections fast approaching and the EU Referendum following suit, the public, parliament and experts are all looking at…

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Islamic Terrorism: Why There Is None in Japan

Islamic Terrorism: Why There Is None in Japan

With all this Muslim terrorism plaguing the world, perhaps it is time to take a look at a country not suffering the same fate and analyse exactly why that is… By: Y.K. Cherson In 2011, Sunni Muslims accounted for the greatest number of terrorist attacks and fatalities for the third year in a row. Over 5,700 incidents were committed by Sunni Muslims, responsible for nearly 56 percent of all attacks and about 70 percent of…

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Europe is not free. Because freedom begins with speaking the truth

Europe is not free. Because freedom begins with speaking the truth

Excerpt from Hungarian President’s speech on 16 March: Ladies and Gentlemen, Europe is not free. Because freedom begins with speaking the truth. Today in Europe it is forbidden to speak the truth. Even if it is made of silk, a muzzle is a muzzle. It is forbidden to say that those arriving are not refugees, but that Europe is threatened by migration. It is forbidden to say that tens of millions are ready to set…

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Therese Hirst on Shari’a divorce law principles.

Therese Hirst on Shari’a divorce law principles.

  “We cannot sit here complacently in our red and green benches (referring to the House of Lords) while women are suffering a system which is utterly incompatible with the legal principles upon which this country is founded. If we don’t do something, we are condoning it.” Baroness Caroline Cox on Shari’a law in the UK. _______________________________ Therese Hirst, English Democrats prospective candidate in West Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner election 2016 writes: As I…

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