Category - sectarianism

  • 26 Jul 2014

    ‘It looks as if the end could be very near.’ This was the emotional response of Canon Andrew White, the Vicar of Baghdad this morning, when asked about the prospects for Christianity in Iraq. He was at pains to stress that Christians and Muslims in Iraq have lived and worked together peacefully for centuries: it is terrorism, not Islam that is the problem.

  • 4 May 2014

    Pluralism and respect for all are values threatened by the rise of Narendra Modi, said sculptor Anish Kapoor at a packed Westminster meeting.

  • 28 Feb 2014

    A packed meeting at Westminster has focused on Narendra Modi, prime ministerial candidate of the far-right Bharatiya Janata Party in India’s forthcoming elections.

  • 14 Aug 2013

    'Weird name, wonderful play'. That's one verdict on Creepie Stool, which runs from 16-21August (then 26 Aug) at Just Festival in Edinburgh. Anna Schwoub reports.

  • 9 Aug 2013

    Bigotry, suspicion and sectarianism - how do they emerge in human relationships and in history? Anna Schwoub introduces a trio of plays at Just Festival 2013 that help to answer those questions, showing how history often resonates painfully in the insecurities of the present.

  • 6 Aug 2013

    Members of the Scottish government's independent advisory group on combatting sectarianism say that the time for change is now.

  • 6 Aug 2013

    As part of a series of events at Just Festival looking at how to break down barriers and confront bigotry locally and globally, a discussion is taking place tonight (Tuesday 6th August), on tackling sectarianism.

  • 2 Aug 2013

    The Just Festival in Edinburgh will get off to a dramatic start with appearances from the cast of 'Tejas Verdes' and 'Singing I'm no a Billy he's a Tim' at its official opening event on 3 August 2013.

  • 26 Aug 2012

    The final Festival of Spirituality conversation and Civic Cafe, The Power of Youth and Football to heal a Divided City, proved extremely rewarding, writes Katie MacFadyen. The issue of dealing with sectarianism and bigotry is something that should involve all of us.

  • 25 Aug 2012

    An important conversation takes place today (Saturday 25 August) on 'The Power of Youth and Football to Heal a Divided City', during Festival season in Edinburgh.