The Government can help to ensure that one of the faith’s leading authorities publicly stresses the rights of religious minorities and women.
The conflict in Afghanistan isn’t just about ideas, and can’t be insulated from its geographic environment.
Under new proposals, bilateral trade deals with genocidal states would be revoked or prohibited.
The focus should be on greater prosperity for all – not on producing statistics to highlight ethnic differences.
There are three main factors at work – genetics, plus cultural and social factors. And it’s not possible at present to disentangle the mix.
Not being white remains the number one demographic predictor of not voting Tory.
The Home Secretary is afloat on a sargasso sea of returning jihadis, human rights laws, bewildering intelligence, gaps in the law – and a shrieking media.
Some will ask “Trump versus China: where does the UK stand?” The answer will be: “Ask Brussels – as the UK isn’t allowed to have a trade policy of its own”.
Parity is important because it sends a message that we believe in the equality that our women and men are working to protect in conflict zones.
The UK could set a lead by announcing that it will dedicate a fixed or minimum percentage of the aid budget to fighting sexual and gender based violence.
Improving the situation means not only holding the police to greater account, but behaving more responsibly ourselves.
Britain should call in the Burmese ambassador, suspend its training programme with the Burma Army, and continue to press at the UN.
The idea that all groups should have the same outcomes is just an update of the old socialist idea of equality of outcome – ignoring the choices that individuals make.
Conservatives Friends of Bangladesh plays an important part in strengthening economic, cultural and political ties.