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Proposed Islamophobia definition curtails free speech, new anthology warns

22 August 2019

Christian Concern welcomes today's release of Islamophobia: An Anthology of Concerns, published by cross-party think tank Civitas.

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NHS Trust agrees to Christian Sunday services after legal pressure

30 July 2019

A Christian patient's requests to have Sunday worship services at a medium secure mental health unit in East London have finally been granted after a year-long legal battle with with the NHS on the grounds of religious discrimination.

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Met Police pays damages to Nigerian street preacher after wrongful arrest

28 July 2019

A Christian street preacher has been offered £2,500 in exemplary damages from the Metropolitan Police in relation to his false arrest, imprisonment and unlawful detention. In February, a video showing the aggressive arrest of Pastor Oluwole Ilesanmi (64) was watched by millions around the world, prompting outrage. Officers were shown forcibly handcuffing the preacher, claiming ...

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Christian doctor suing government following dismissal over transgender pronouns

9 July 2019

An experienced doctor will today (Tuesday 9 July) challenge the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Rt Hon. Amber Rudd MP, at Birmingham Employment Tribunal, after he was sacked for refusing to use transgender pronouns. Dr David Mackereth, 56, who had been an A&E doctor for 26 years in the NHS, lost his job ...

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Victory for Felix Ngole in watershed ruling for Christians and freedom of speech

3 July 2019

In a landmark judgment in the case of Felix Ngole, the Court of Appeal has upheld the rights of Christians to freely express their faith and overturned a High Court decision. The crucial outcome represents a major development of the law which results in Christians now having the legal right to express Biblical views on ...

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