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BIG DEBATE: Atheism VS Islam on Women, Animal Rights, Marriage & Education (Video)

info-pictogram1 The BIG DEBATE: Held on 17th November 2014 at the University of Northampton

The debate juxtaposed the Islamic position with the Atheist (Secular Humanist) position on four topics: Women’s Rights & Leadership, Should religion decide who we marry? (incl. whether or not Gay Marriage should be prohibited or not), Animal Rights and Ritual Slaughter (Halal/Kosher) and whether children from religious families should be ‘forced’ to attend religious assemblies in UK Faith Schools.

Speakers:

Andrew Copson, CEO of the British Humanist Association (BHA), and Vice-President of the International Humanist and Ethical Union – the world union of Humanist organisations.

Abdullah al Andalusi, Islamic thinker, and speaker for Muslim Debate Initiative