siege of aleppo
Opinion

The Siege of Aleppo Has No Easy Answers

November 28, 2016 Ivor Jones 0

Eighty-two men, women and children shot on the spot. Homes and buildings bombed to smithereens to create a landscape reminiscent of Dresden. Innocents blasted into oblivion by indiscriminate ‘air strikes’ or trapped under tonnes of rubble. Children freezing to death

Opinion

The Vilification of Ex-Muslims and Islamic Reformers

October 12, 2016 Ivor Jones 3

Those fighting for Islamic reform are some of the bravest, courageous and most important people alive today. We owe them our support. When Martin Luther sent his Ninety-Five Thesis to the Archbishop of Mainz, a document which attacked the cynical

Burkini, France,
Culture

The Twofold Wrongheadedness Of The Burkini Row

August 30, 2016 Ivor Jones 0

“The burkini is like a uniform, a symbol of Islamist extremism.” These were the words of David Lisnard, the Mayor of Cannes, explaining why he was banning the use of ‘burkinis’ on beaches in his city – a city just