Day: July 21, 2016

Ireland: Christians, Muslims & atheists call for end to compulsory religious education

Schools in Ireland are forcing children of atheist, secular and minority faith families, into religious instruction and Catholic faith formation. Source: irishnews.com The Evangelical Alliance of Ireland (EAI) has joined Atheist Ireland and Irish Ahmadiyya Muslims in calling for reform to religious education (RE) to allow pupils to choose another subject […]

Toronto: Muslim mother cites racism after she and daughter forced to leave pool.

Thestar.com https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2016/07/20/muslim-mother-cites-racism-after-she-and-daughter-forced-to-leave-pool.html A Mississauga woman who was told she and her daughter had to leave a public swimming pool says city staff discriminated against them for being Muslim. Shazia Dawood took her 11-year-old daughter Birra Alyas to the Applewood Heights outdoor pool in Mississauga on Friday. Dawood said while watching […]