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Tag Archive: UK

Mar 29 2014

Female Genital Mutilation – A Nuanced Look at the First Trial

Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena is one of the first people to be charged in the UK under a landmark case allowing for the prosecution of people involved in aiding and abetting the crime of female genital mutilation. Female Genital Mutilation is not a good practice. I have long stood against it. However I have had issues …

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Jan 09 2014

An Example of Islamophobia

“I’m being bullied at school because of my race and religion. They call me a terrorist because they know I’m Muslim. I’ve lost my temper a few times – it really frustrates me because then I end up getting in trouble. Some of my friends stick up for me, but it’s not enough, I want …

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Jan 03 2014

But We Want Gender Segregation

There is a line between Islamophobia and genuine criticism. The problem is Islam doesn’t take criticism well. In response to criticism Islam tends to label ALL criticism as Islamophobic. So… Let’s take the usual one. There is a rising problem with radicalisation of young Muslims and a fetishisation of Jihad alongside a literal translation of …

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Dec 31 2013

When Human Rights Goes Too Far

The European Court of Human Rights has lost its legitimacy in the UK by doing things that frankly the people of this country and their elected representatives do not want. “This is not an issue that unites the Coalition. The Conservative Party’s intention is to go into the next election with an absolutely clear plan …

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Dec 30 2013

IEKYF RQMSI ADXUO KVKZC GUBJ

IEKYF RQMSI ADXUO KVKZC GUBJ Founder of Computer Science Enigma Code

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Dec 27 2013

Not Doing Your Job Means Being Part of the Problem

Whitechapel Haven was one of the first rape crisis centres in the UK. This was  flagship crisis centre that provided dedicated services to people who have been raped. They are technically called SARCs. Sexual Assault Referral Centres.

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Dec 24 2013

Laurie Penny does Not Get The Problem With Gender Segregation

Laurie Penny’s article on the fight against segregation gives me an ample opportunity to take on the issue of segregation. I disagree with her. Her statement that the entire atheist community is filled with “White Men” and that the argument has been co-opted by racists is rather problematic since it actually ignores all the people …

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Nov 26 2013

News – Terror Attack In the UK

This is something Pat Condell didn’t really cover. I know I am flogging the dead horse but really? There are still people who follow him and do so with a huge amount of respect for his “truthiness”. He’s a staunch warrior against the Islamification of Britain, never mind that most atheists in the UK kind …

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Nov 20 2013

Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey

If you haven’t heard already, this year is a big year for the Doctor Who Franchise of which I am a great big fan. And the BBC’s got a cool interactive infographic about his time travel. It’s very very wibbly wobbly timey wimey.

Sep 29 2013

Progressive Liberal On the Niqab

There is a faulty piece of thinking. Something detrimental in another culture cannot be condemned or criticised and it’s women will never appreciate what you do for them when you argue against such a detrimental practice. I am speaking of the Niqab and the Burkha.

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