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Episode 2

The Big Questions, Series 7 Episode 2 of 21

Nicky Campbell presides over a special debate recorded at Queen Mary University of London, asking just one question - should human rights always outweigh religious rights?

Amongst those taking part are David Lammy MP, Maajid Nawaz from The Quilliam Foundation, Rev Lynda Rose from Voice for Justice, philosopher Dr Stephen Law, prof Tina Beattie from Roehampton Univeristy, Davis Mac-Iyalla from LGBT Christians in Exile, Rev Betty King, Charlie Klendjian from the Lawyers' Secular Scoiety, Muslim community organiser Sahar Al-Faifi, Rev Sharon Ferguson from the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement, Harmaner Singh from Sikhs in England and Rabbi Neil Janes from the Liberal Jewish Synagogue.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Sun 12 Jan 2014 10:00

The Big Questions featured in this episode

Should human rights always outweigh religious rights?

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Role Contributor
PresenterNicky Campbell
ParticipantDavid Lammy
ParticipantMaajid Nawaz
ParticipantLynda Rose
ParticipantStephen Law
ParticipantTina Beattie
ParticipantDavis Mac-Iyalla
ParticipantBetty King
ParticipantCharlie Klendjian
ParticipantSahar Al-Faifi
ParticipantSharon Ferguson
ParticipantHarmander Singh
ParticipantNeil Janes
EditorJill Robinson
DirectorRob Hopkin

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