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Interview with Foreign Secretary Rt. Hon. Philip Hammond MP

Interview with Foreign Secretary Rt. Hon. Philip Hammond MP

    Parliament Street’s Charlotte Kude met Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond yesterday. He shared his thoughts about the general election campaign, his hopes for a referendum on Britain’s relationship with the European Union and outlined his strategy to fight ISIL and prevent terrorist attacks on British soil. Philip Hammond is Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. He was Secretary […]

We should not tolerate the intolerant

We should not tolerate the intolerant

Parliament Street’s Charlotte Kude analyses the meaning of last week’s events for French society and the wider western world. Also featuring in TheCommentator We are at war. Not my words, those of a French MP last Thursday. Finally, someone says it. This is a war that we didn’t start. Let me clarify: the West is not at war against Islam and never has been. However, it will defend itself […]

The Meaning of Fraternité: Every attack on Jews is an attack on us all

The Meaning of Fraternité: Every attack on Jews is an attack on us all

  Joseph Weissman is Media Analyst at the Embassy of Israel   Immediate lessons have been drawn from last week’s terror attacks in Paris, as France has bolstered its security by calling up thousands of troops to protect sensitive sites across the capital. Half of these protected sites are Jewish, following the murder of four Jews in the kosher bakery […]

Attacking clergy should be made a hate crime

Attacking clergy should be made a hate crime

By Clare George-Hilley   The political playing field in the lead up to the 2015 general election is likely to be one beset with the biggest, trendiest policies and bright new ideas, but all three of the main parties are missing a trick. For too long now, political strategists have turned a blind eye to potentially the biggest vote winner […]

by · 24th January 2014 · Church & Faith, Blog
Hate crimes against Christians here, not just abroad

Hate crimes against Christians here, not just abroad

By Clare George-Hilley Attacks on members of the clergy are alarmingly frequent, much more so than you might imagine. The authorities must do more and the attacks should be classified for what they are: hate crimes. Being a Christian is a pretty challenging vocation in modern Britain, with the seemingly relentless attacks and mockery from the media and pressure groups […]

by · 20th January 2014 · Church & Faith