The country is the biggest recipient of British overseas support. We have a duty to use our influence to curb these barbaric practices.
Posts Tagged: Islam
James Somerville-Meikle: Religious services are essential for many people; the Government must not stop them again.
Furthermore, there have been huge efforts at places of worship to stop the spread of the virus.
Iain Dale: Stop this utter selfishness and pathetic whinging about not having a normal Christmas to look forward to
Plus: After the kidnapping of this Christian girl, we should cut off aid to Pakistan. And: Muslims must face up the fact that terror is claimed in their name.
Garvan Walshe: Macron is running out of time in which to prevail against the far left, far right – and Islamist extremism
After the beheading of Samuel Paty, there are huge questions for the president as to how he can prevent such an atrocious crime again.
On the 60th anniversary of its independence from British rule, the Government must do more to stop militia groups threatening the peace of the nation.
Garvan Walshe: Erdogan has failed his country – and turning the Hagia Sophia into a mosque won’t put food back on Turkey’s tables
Narrow victories and a poor response to the Covid-19 crisis almost certainly indicate it’s time for Turkey’s leader to bow out.
The Prime Minister is being urged to employ more women, but here is one who already makes it difficult for him to get away with sloppy thinking.
How prepared are we for strict social distancing for the forseeable future, compulsory masks, closed leisure facilities – and a semi-functioning economy?
Those with Chronic Kidney Disease, diabetes and high blood pressure must be protected.
He has claimed that the campaign against him is a political tactic – to distract from Labour’s record on anti-semitism.
The only real hope that exists for lasting peace is to strengthen the Afghan government and its institutions, not undermine them.
It is a reversion to the old tribal idea: this people good, that people bad. It challenges the notion that we are all individuals, responsible for our own behaviour.
It is no secret that some senior civil servants in the Foreign Office do not share the Prime Minister’s commitment to implementing the Truro Recommendations.
Johnson will be able to call on the advice and views of the Party’s own Muslim MPs, who now include Saqib Bhatti and Imran Ahmad-Khan.
The real risk of all this is that it gets praised – but is then quietly filed away. What needs to happen is a change of Foreign Office culture.