secularist


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an advocate of secularism

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The Iranian-born secularist is well known for her talks which highlight aspects of Islam she does not agree with.
Summary: Tunisian prime minister-designate Habib Essid proposed a new coalition cabinet on Monday including secularists, Islamists and smaller parties, after politicians rejected a line-up announced last week as unrepresentative.
1 million refugees, but has also deepened latent tensions between secularists, leftists, Kurds and Islamists.
The headscarf is understood by secularists to be an emblem of political Islam and therefore a threat to the Turkish republic's secular identity.
The headscarf is an emotive symbol in Turkey, viewed by secularists as the emblem of political Islam.
Critics, including the main opposition party, have said the charges are trumped up, aimed at stifling opposition and taming the secularist establishment which has long dominated Turkey.
The critics are not just the secularists, who are already mobilizing to defeat Ennahda in the next election.
As a secularist and an atheist (again, not the same thing), I have no wish to take away anyone's freedom to follow their religion, as long as it does no harm to others - and as long as it is not forced on others.
The 'Arab Spring', or the 'Great Arab Secularist Disappointment of 2011/2' With its light-hearted name and revolutionary spirit, the Arab Spring exploded onto the pages of history books.
This speech is very dangerous," Said Issam Chebbi, a leading member of the secularist PDP party, told Reuters.
The research involved community consultations with 274 religious and secularist groups, and with governments, human rights groups and ethnic and city councils, plus more than 2000 public submissions.
The charges were the latest to emerge from an investigation into the so-called Ergenekon network, an alleged clandestine organisation set up by elements of the country's security services to defend Turkey's secularist foundations.
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki had a narrow lead over rival Shiites, partial results in Iraq's tight election race showed on Friday, but a secularist challenger remained far ahead in minority Sunni areas.
BAGHDAD, March 13, 2010 (TAP) - Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki had a narrow lead over rival Shi'ites, partial results in Iraq's tight election race showed on Friday, but a secularist challenger remained far ahead in minority Sunni areas.
First, in Chapters Two (about the United States), Four (France), and Six (Turkey), he takes ideology as an independent variable and demonstrates how the dominance of assertive or passive secularist ideology resulted in exclusionary or inclusionary policies.