The Christian Institute - Extremism News https://www.christian.org.uk/news/extremism The latest extremism news posts from The Christian Institute en-us Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:57:10 +0000 Sat, 23 Jun 2018 12:57:10 +0000 info@christian.org.uk (The Christian Institute) Places of worship boosted by Home Office fund https://www.christian.org.uk/news/places-worship-boosted-home-office-fund/ Churches and other places of worship which have been attacked, or are likely to be targeted, will receive additional funding from the Home Office.

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Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:30:30 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/places-worship-boosted-home-office-fund/
Govt confirms: Ofsted will not inspect churches https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-confirms-ofsted-will-not-inspect-churches/ Churches will not be inspected as part of Government attempts to counter extremism, the Department for Education has confirmed.

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Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:26:08 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-confirms-ofsted-will-not-inspect-churches/
UK Govt accused of 'vague and confusing’ approach to extremism https://www.christian.org.uk/news/uk-govt-accused-vague-confusing-approach-extremism/ The UK Government’s broad approach to combatting extremism “has an adverse effect” on the human rights of individuals and communities, according to a human rights advocate.

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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:56:14 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/uk-govt-accused-vague-confusing-approach-extremism/
Govt drops Equality Oath plans https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-drops-equality-oath-plans/ The Government has dropped plans to require public office holders to swear an oath to equality.

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Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:17:31 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-drops-equality-oath-plans/
'Terrorists win if laws beat down the rights we hold dear' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/terrorists-win-laws-beat-rights-hold-dear/ Fundamental liberties such as free speech must not be trampled on in the fight for national security, the terrorism watchdog has warned.

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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 08:40:42 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/terrorists-win-laws-beat-rights-hold-dear/
Target terrorism, not uncomfortable views, Govt warned https://www.christian.org.uk/news/target-terrorism-not-uncomfortable-views-govt-warned/ “Extremism” is an unhelpful word that should be avoided in everyday political debates, a new poll suggests.

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:15:54 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/target-terrorism-not-uncomfortable-views-govt-warned/
Queen's Speech confirms Govt pushing ahead on 'all forms of extremism' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/queens-speech-confirms-govt-pushing-ahead-forms-extremism/ Plans for a Counter-Extremism Commission have been announced in the Queen’s Speech, but free speech campaigners called for the Government to pause its plans and consult widely.

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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 16:37:20 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/queens-speech-confirms-govt-pushing-ahead-forms-extremism/
Tory extremism manifesto pledge ‘a risk to civil liberty’ https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tory-extremism-manifesto-pledge-risk-civil-liberty/ The Christian Institute has warned that counter-extremism plans contained in the Conservative Party manifesto could lead to dangerous censorship of public debate.

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Fri, 19 May 2017 14:45:35 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/tory-extremism-manifesto-pledge-risk-civil-liberty/
Equality Oath would be 'slap in the face' for Christians https://www.christian.org.uk/news/equality-oath-slap-face-christians/ The Christian Institute has issued a fresh warning over plans for an Equality Oath, as it appears the Government is pressing forward on the issue.

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:48:45 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/equality-oath-slap-face-christians/
'Politically correct West won’t admit to the war on Christians' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/politically-correct-west-wont-admit-war-christians/ There is a war on Christianity and the West is failing to acknowledge it, a Daily Telegraph columnist has said.

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Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:29:22 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/politically-correct-west-wont-admit-war-christians/
‘Extremism definition still undecided’, admits Home Secretary https://www.christian.org.uk/news/extremism-definition-still-undecided-admits-home-secretary/ The Government still has not decided on a clear legal definition of extremism, the Home Secretary has admitted.

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Mon, 06 Mar 2017 16:59:58 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/extremism-definition-still-undecided-admits-home-secretary/
'Conservative Anglicans are like ISIS', says Tory MP https://www.christian.org.uk/news/conservative-anglicans-like-isis-says-tory-mp/ Church of England members who support traditional marriage are much the same as Islamist terrorists, according to one Conservative MP.

Keep on reading: 'Conservative Anglicans are like ISIS', says Tory MP

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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:02:57 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/conservative-anglicans-like-isis-says-tory-mp/
Kids who go to badger protests may be considered extremists https://www.christian.org.uk/news/kids-go-badger-protests-may-considered-extremists/ Children who attend protests against badger culling risk being reported to the Government’s anti-terrorism programme, an MP has said.

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Thu, 02 Feb 2017 16:59:25 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/kids-go-badger-protests-may-considered-extremists/
PM says UK leads world in tackling non-violent extremism https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-says-uk-leads-world-tackling-non-violent-extremism/ Theresa May says the “whole spectrum of extremism” must be tackled, despite a widespread outcry over the threat to free speech.

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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:36:54 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/pm-says-uk-leads-world-tackling-non-violent-extremism/
Bible-believing Christians could be hit by Extremism Bill https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bible-believing-christians-hit-extremism-bill/ People who practise their faith in a traditional, conservative way could face police investigations under a Government Extremism Bill, the terrorism watchdog has warned.

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Tue, 03 Jan 2017 16:59:41 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/bible-believing-christians-hit-extremism-bill/
Govt considers 'Equality Oath' for public officers https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-considers-equality-oath-public-officers/ All holders of public office could be forced to swear an ‘Equality Oath’ showing their allegiance to so-called British values, a Cabinet Minister has said.

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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 17:09:49 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/govt-considers-equality-oath-public-officers/
'Catch-all extremism policy is waste of time', says former Cabinet MP https://www.christian.org.uk/news/catch-extremism-policy-waste-time-says-former-cabinet-mp/ A former Cabinet Minister has called for the Government to ‘reset’ its extremism policy, after concerns were raised by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:29:31 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/catch-extremism-policy-waste-time-says-former-cabinet-mp/
Justin Welby: I’m an extremist, according to the Govt’s definition https://www.christian.org.uk/news/justin-welby-im-extremist-according-govts-definition/ The Archbishop of Canterbury says the Government has a seriously flawed view of extremism that places Christians alongside extreme Muslim groups.

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Wed, 09 Nov 2016 17:12:03 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/justin-welby-im-extremist-according-govts-definition/
The Little Book of Non-Violent Extremists https://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-little-book-of-non-violent-extremists/ To mark the launch of our new publication ‘The Little Book of Non-Violent Extremists’, the Institute will be highlighting famous people who were vilified in their own day, but who are now regarded as heroes.

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:45:36 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/the-little-book-of-non-violent-extremists/
'Choudary ruling shows new extremism laws not needed' https://www.christian.org.uk/news/choudary-ruling-shows-new-extremism-laws-not-needed/ The conviction of Anjem Choudary shows that new counter-extremism powers are unnecessary, free speech campaigners have said.

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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:27:02 +0000 https://www.christian.org.uk/news/choudary-ruling-shows-new-extremism-laws-not-needed/