Two British psychologists and one criminologist venture onto a slippery road when they suggest extending provisions about domestic abuse to religion-based “ostracism.”
The famous Brick Lane portraits of Mr. Bean and Tina Turner were replaced at night with Chinese Communist Party slogans.
Britse Hooggerechtshof: Jehovah’s Getuigen zijn niet verantwoordelijk voor een verkrachting door een (toenmalige) ouderling in een niet-institutionele setting
Het hof bepaalde dat religieuze organisaties geen schadevergoeding hoeven te betalen voor misdrijven die hun leiders of leden hebben begaan in iemands huis buiten religieuze activiteiten van de religieuze organisatie om.
UK Supreme Court: Jehovah’s Witnesses Not Responsible for Rape Committed by a (then) Elder in a Non-Institutional Setting
Religious organizations should not pay damages for crimes perpetrated by their leaders or members in private homes outside of church-organized religious activity, the court said.
While Mormon temples (open to Mormons only) had been denied exemptions for not offering “public religious worship,” Scientology won its case.
The campaign to prioritize human rights over expediency is pushing forward in the UK with a Lords victory over the government.
China’s human rights record comes under the spotlight again as peers debate the atrocities.
A new genocide bill is given a second reading by UK Lords and goes through to the next round. It can hit China, and other rogue states.
The new British Prime Minister has promised to disband the country’s Confucius Institutes, a tool of Beijing’s propaganda.