Tag Archive: Human Rights

Mar 13 2012

Sharia Law and Human Rights: Take Two

Tomorrow is 14 March – International Day to Defend Blasphemers and Apostates. To mark the day, Anne Marie Waters and I will be speaking on ‘Sharia Law and Human Rights’ at Queen Mary. Sounds familiar? Yup; this is a repeat of the meeting that was cancelled by organisers in January after Islamist threats. Well we’re …

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Jan 16 2012

The Guardian’s at it again

The Guardian  is at it again. It has published yet another article by David Shariatmadari on how a ‘leading barrister’ says ‘Sharia is compatible with human rights’. If you read the article though, it hard to find much evidence on how it is compatible other than that this is the barrister’s ‘interpretation’. So we’re back …

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Dec 15 2011

Debate: Sharia law negates human rights

Here’s the video of the debate at UCL on 8 December 2011 entitled Sharia Law Negate Human Rights: (Thanks to Richard Francis for videotaping and uploading.)

Dec 01 2011

Sharia law negates human rights

THE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC On Thursday 8th of December, from 18:00-21:00 hours at UCL, 26 Bedford Way, London UCLU-Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society and One Law for All will be hosting a debate on a very important topic. The proponents of the motion will be arguing that Sharia Law negates …

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