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The law lords today overturned a court ruling that teenager Shabina Begum's human rights were violated when she was banned from wearing full Islamic dress at school.
Dr Ghayasuddin Siddiqui, leader of the Muslim Parliament, has condemned the Iranian daily Hamshari’s plan to publish cartoons satirising the Holocaust.
A national festival to promote Muslim culture which is being partly funded by the government has refused to stage an event designed to highlight the lives and experiences of gays and lesbians.
Recognizing the Un-Recognized: Inter-Country Cases and Muslim Marriages & Divorces in Britain. A policy research by Women Living Under Muslim Laws, 2005.
WLUML is participating in this conference on 12 January 2006, which will feature national and international experts on key areas of women’s rights, immigration law and domestic violence.
A Protestant evangelical pressure group has warned that it will try to use the government's racial and religious hatred law to prosecute bookshops selling the Qur'an for inciting religious hatred.
Salma Qureshi, a computer programmer and British Muslim, tells the BBC of her ambition to become one of the UK's first female imams.
Information on the Catholic Action Group (CAG), a small but very vocal conservative group in the UK, launched in 2005 and opposed to initiatives concerning sexual health and reproductive rights.
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