Faith in the community

in News March 20, 2017

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The ECJ rules against religious symbols

The highest court within the EU, the ECJ (European Court of Justice), has made a controversial decision to ban religious symbols from the workplace. Such actions have sparked tensions amongst certain groups of people namely the Muslim community who believe that this decision was singling out the hijab. Indeed, the court case dealt with a… Read more

in News March 17, 2017

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We teach our children not to speak to strangers

This generation is a lot more tech aware, from tablets to smartphones, the National Literacy Trust has found that 86% of school-age children own a mobile phone. There is no doubting the benefits of the instantaneous nature of today’s technology; it is a means for parents to keep up with their children’s’ whereabouts. More so,… Read more

in News March 16, 2017

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Open Letter to the Prime Minister

Europe’s highest Court, The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that the wearing of “any political, philosophical or religious sign” such as headscarves need not constitute direct discrimination. This ruling comes after an employee, who observes the headscarf, was fired from her workplace in Belgium. Whilst this may be perceived as a Muslim focused issue,… Read more