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Tag Archive: UCL

Mar 18 2013

A lesson on sex-segregation with more work to be done

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UPDATE: Peter Tatchell just sent information on Islamists being blocked from meeting at East London University after protests; their meeting was meant to be segregated too. Read more here. I had earlier reported on the sex segregation scandal at University College London (UCL)  during a March 9 debate between atheist Lawrence Krauss and Islamist Hamza Andreas …

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Mar 11 2013

Islamist group banned from UCL for gender apartheid

Earlier I reported on how the Islamic Education and Research Academy, an Islamist front, had segregated women and men at a March 9 debate on Islam and Atheism. I also posted a statement by students who were there about the scandal and a statement by the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain. After receiving complaints about sex …

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Mar 11 2013

Institutional incompetence or moral cowardice?

The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain was horrified to learn of sex segregation at an Islamist-organised event in University College London last weekend. Whilst the behaviour of the organisers is wholly predictable (it has since come to light that UCL were repeatedly informed of their intention to segregate the audience beforehand), the university’s failure to …

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Mar 11 2013

Sexual segregation at a UCL event is a scandal

I posted earlier about the sex segregation scandal at UCL. Here’s a statement by concerned students on the matter (updated with a quote from a woman student): A policy of sexual segregation was enforced at an event at University College London on Saturday, with the organisers’ security trying to physically remove members of the audience …

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Mar 11 2013

Sex segregation not miscommunication

On March 9, the Islamic Education & Research Academy (a nice sounding front for Islamism) organised a “debate” at the University College in London between atheist Lawrence Krauss and Hamza Andreas Tzortzis entitled “Islam or Atheism: Which Makes More Sense?” I guess that’s what they call it when they don’t have political power. Just in …

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