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In defence of Katharine Birbalsingh’s prayer ban

18 January 2024

10:16 PM

18 January 2024

10:16 PM

We won’t know for some time what the outcome of the claim that a London school has broken the law by refusing to allow ritual prayer on its premises will be. But whatever the result, the case neatly exposes the problems of the rights culture we now live in.

The school is Katharine Birbalsingh’s Michaela School in Brent, an non-religious establishment where roughly half the intake is Muslim.

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