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Religious conservatives’ protests curtail teaching of values of equality and LGBTQ rights

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A primary school in Birmingham has become gripped in the midst of a row which has pitted the LGBT community against religious conservatives. Parkfield Primary School has come...

Human Rights: a cold Turkey?

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Since World War One and the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, Turkey has set its roots firmly in secular values. Kemal Ataturk, the first president of the Turkish Republic in...

The Lyrical Vigilantes of the Civil Rights Movement

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“There is no noise as powerful as the sound of the marching feet of a determined people.” A strong notion from the key figure, Martin Luther King, that echoed throughout the...