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  • 20 December 2009

    EHF member DFW organised a conference for young people at Klingberg, Germany, in November to discuss secular values.  We have a full report  on this successful event. 

  • 15 December 2009

    Two events in late 2009 – the immensely important Lautsi judgement on crucifixes in Italian classrooms and the Swiss referendum on minarets – gave us the opportunity to join with IHEU and the two principal Belgian laique organisations in producing an article published in the Belgian newspaper Le Soir on December 15 (...)

  • 15 December 2009

    The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against Italy’s compulsory display of crucifixes in State school classrooms.  Meantime in a referendum Switzerland has voted to ban construction of minarets. 

  • 21 November 2009

    A rally was organised by One Law for All in Hyde Park, London, on 21 November 2009 to protest at the iniquities of sharia (Islamic religious) law and its infiltration into European Muslim communities.

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    Bishops currently meeting in Rome at the extraordinary synod on family are falling to provide what many Catholics around the world are demanding from their religious leadership on the issue of sexual and reproductive health and rights, namely, change. 

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    A Palestinian poet and leading member of Saudi Arabia’s nascent contemporary art scene has been sentenced to death for renouncing Islam.

    A Saudi court on Tuesday ordered the execution of Ashraf Fayadh, who has curated art shows in Jeddah and at the Venice Biennale. The poet, who said he did not have legal representation, was given 30 days to appeal against the ruling.