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December 2018
News > Persecution

Persecution – Pakistani Christian pupil expelled

A 13-year-old Pakistani Christian boy was sent out of his classroom for turning off a tap that had been left running. Fourth grader student Sharjeel was expelled from his class on 16 October 2018 because it was believed that by touching the tap he had tainted the water and therefore he should be punished.…

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November 2018
News > Society

Society – Six-year-olds made to write gay love letters

BBC Manchester filmed a school teacher in Warrington, Cheshire, instructing her class of six-year-old pupils to write gay love letters, and posted the video on its Facebook page, sparking a social media storm. The video shows teacher Sarah Hopson from Bewsey Lodge Primary School telling the children to imagine they were Prince Henry and…

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January 2018
News > Persecution

Persecution: UK – ‘Misgender’ madness

Christian maths teacher Joshua Sutcliffe has been undergoing a lengthy investigation after referring to a pupil as a ‘girl’, when she wants to become a boy. Mr Sutcliffe, who began working at the school in September 2015 and currently teaches children aged 11-18, has achieved excellent results, with his Key Stage 3 students outperforming…

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November 2017
News > Ethics

Ethics – Parents in trans child row

Isle of Wight parents Nigel and Sally Rowe have been subjected to public and private vitriol after taking their child out of a church school and seeking legal advice about it. The parents were told on national TV they ‘had a problem’ and their religious ideals were ‘as extreme as people like Islamic State’,…

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December 1996
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Peace – the answer to drugs

It was Saturday and I was sitting in the jam-packed chapel at the children's private school (nominally Catholic, with over twelve hundred students) with at least three hundred and fifty other parents, the vast majority of whom are well-educated members of the Marseille bourgeoisie. M. José B., the school's concerned and devoted headmaster, had…

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