International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) 28 June 2010
Several hundred people joined One Law for All on 20 June at Downing Street to show their opposition to Sharia and religious-based laws in Britain and elsewhere and to demand universal rights and secularism.
A new report "Sharia Law in Britain: A Threat to One Law for All and Equal Rights" was published on the day to coincide with the rally.
Human rights activist Gita Sahgal said of the report: "I think it is highly significant that in Britain there has been silence where there should have been condemnation. There is active support for 'Sharia laws' precisely because it is limited to denying women rights in the family. No hands are being cut off, so there can’t be a problem.
Maastricht University 21 June 2010
By Press release
Fifteen-year-old pupils from schools with high ethnic diversity perform worse than comparable pupils from schools with homogenous student populations. This applies not just to the immigrant children, but also to the pupils from the country in question. For the latter group, the negative effect is strongest in school systems with a hierarchy of school types, such as the Dutch and German systems.
"I don’t even go to school when I have my periods because there’s too much pain...." —Dalya M., 18-year-old student
The call to prayer reverberates off the walls in the Islamic Cultural Center in Madrid, Spain's largest mosque. The sun sparkles on the white marble. On the roof a minaret sticks out into the blue sky like a
GalliaWatch 27 May 2010
This map has elicited over a thousand comments at François Desouche.
The French government, it is well known, does not allow ethnic statistics to be published, but someone found this in a scientific journal on sickle cell anemia, a condition that afflicts primarily blacks, be they African or Antillian. The numbers in red indicate the number of babies screened; the numbers in green indicate the percentage of at-risk babies.