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MHA concern about compromises on vilification law removal

The following letter was sent to all members of parliament. The Malta Humanist Association is concerned about the apparent direction being taken in the efforts to repeal Malta’s vilification of religion law, including compromises that are being contemplated. Freedom of Expression is one of the fundamental rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, …

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Humanists win debate on religion and society at the Oxford Union

Oxford students voted 120 to 80 against the motion that ‘Religion is a force for good in this country’ at the Oxford Union debating society. The opposition used survey data to demonstrate that there was no difference in pro-social behaviours such as volunteering between religious and non-religious people, pointed to historical and contemporary instances of …

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