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Dr Abdullah Sahin, Reader in Islamic Education, University of Warwick, comments on the ways New Zealand's people and politicians have responded to the terror attack on two mosques in Christchurch.


Dr Abdullah Sahin on the London Islamic Centre attack

Dr Abdullah Sahin, expert in Islamic Education in the Centre for Education Studies, comments on the car attack outside an Islamic Centre in north London during a time of spiritual significance in both the Islamic and Hebrew calendars.

Wed 19 Sep 2018, 15:59 | Tags: Religion, News, racism, crime, Terrorism, Islam

Dr Abdullah Sahin on the Danish ‘burqa ban’

On the day that the Danish ban on garments such as the niqab and burqa comes into effect, Dr Abdullah Sahin, expert in Islamic Education, discusses the significance of this controversial measure.

Wed 01 Aug 2018, 15:08 | Tags: Religion, Expert comment, Europe, Law, Islam, Denmark

"It only takes one person or a small group to daub slogans on a wall" - Dr Charles Turner comments on anti-Polish vandalism in Israel.

Over the weekend the Polish embassy in Tel Aviv was vandalised with swastikas. Dr Charles Turner comments on how this may affect relations between the two countries, especially in the wake of Poland's controversial Holocaust law.


OFSTED warning against indoctrination in schools - expert comment from Dr Ruth Wareham

Indoctrination "can happen in any school where pupils are compelled to adopt a particular religious world-view" says Dr Ruth Wareham, commenting on today's warning from Amanda Spielman, Chief Schools Inspector, that some UK schools are narrowing children's horizons in the name of religion.


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