Our government’s lunge for censorship suggests a fear among both officialdom and elected representatives that our society cannot defend itself against bad ideas
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While the UK has form condemning barbaric acts inflicted on Christians because of their faith. It is time now to turn the words into action.
With last year’s vote on Syria in mind there will be a lot of attention given to what the Labour response will be – while we need caution and reflection, the response from the Labour party must reflect the severity of the situation now.
TweetToo many young Muslims are going abroad to fight with ISIS – but we should talk about this without posturing or point-scoring. In June, shortly before ISIS’s take-over of large chunks of northern Iraq, British Muslim commentator and journalist Sharif Nashashibi wrote: “One would be forgiven for thinking there is an exodus of British Muslims […]
Crying foul because of the identity of the messenger should not undermine the importance of his message, writes Jonathan Russell.
Former Northern Ireland secretary Peter Hain has argued that all crimes related to the troubles that have not yet been solved should be left like that.
Andrew Noakes of the Labour Campaign for Human Rights asks a pertinent question: what if the war on terror has turned out differently?