Society and Culture

New age blasphemy laws must be stopped


Government and Institutions

Julian Jessop featured in The Express

Economic Theory

Kristian Niemietz featured in Moneyweek

Marc Glendening quoted in the Yorkshire Times

IEA Head of Cultural Affairs Marc Glendening has been featured in the Yorkshire Times condemning the suspension of a student from a school in Wakefield for scuffing a copy of the Qur’an.

Marc commented:

“Suspending pupils for ‘showing disrespect’ by dropping a book is not compatible with the right to free speech.

“Britain’s Blasphemy and Blasphemous Libel laws were abolished in England and Wales in 2008 and in Scotland in 2021. In a free society no religion should be exempt from attack and ridicule.”

The full piece can be read here.