Yet another site important to one religious faith has been sequestrated by political leaders of another faith. Today, Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi presided over a religious ceremony to kick-start the construction of a Hindu temple on the site of a mosque whose destruction two decades ago sparked deadly riots across India. Meanwhile, the UK Government says it has raised the persecution of Christians with the  Government in India’s Haryana State and that “India’s strength, like that of the UK’s, is in its diversity and we trust the Government of India to address the concerns of people of all religions.”

Yet another site important to one religious faith has been sequestrated by political leaders of another faith. Last month saw Hagia Sophia in Istanbul appropriated by Turkey's Islamist President Erdogan. Today, Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi  presided over...

As the last Christian is expelled from Mosul by ISIS – Times Article on why the world must respond to the cry of Iraq's Christians – and the full text of the House of Lords debate on Article 18 and Freedom of Belief – with news of Meriam Ibrahim's journey to Rome and ISIS subjecting women to female genital mutilation

http://blog.geopolitical-info.com/?p=957Article 18 – An article of faith Lord AltonAugust 12, 2014The United Nations doctrine ‘responsibility to protect’ has been flouted by the failure of international authorities to protect vulnerable minorities from sweeping...

As the last Christian is expelled from Mosul by ISIS – Times Article on why the world must respond to the cry of Iraq’s Christians – and the full text of the House of Lords debate on Article 18 and Freedom of Belief – with news of Meriam Ibrahim’s journey to Rome and ISIS subjecting women to female genital mutilation

http://blog.geopolitical-info.com/?p=957Article 18 – An article of faith Lord AltonAugust 12, 2014The United Nations doctrine ‘responsibility to protect’ has been flouted by the failure of international authorities to protect vulnerable minorities from sweeping...

The Fate of India's Dalits

The Fate of India's Dalits 2.18 pm: March 5th 2010 Second Reading Debate on Bill to create an Anti-Slavery Day. Lord Alton of Liverpool: My Lords, it is with great pleasure that I add my voice to those supporting the terms of my noble and learned friend’s Bill to...

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For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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High Court’s Welcome Decision To Allow A Challenge To A Barbaric Law

The High Court’s decision to grant permission to hear a landmark case. It has allowed  Heidi Crowter, a 24-year-old with Down’s Syndrome and Máire Lea-Wilson whose boy Aidan has Down’s to challenge a discriminatory and barbaric law which kills 90% of Down’s babies-...

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