The current Irish Government is committed to holding a referendum on doing the same. Absolutely Fabulous actress Joanna Lumley has been announced as the host of this year's Bafta film awards.She will take on Irish actress Saoirse Ronan for Lady Bird, Annette Bening for Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, Frances Mc Dormand for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Margot Robbie for I, Tonya.The Shape Of Water, a fantasy romance directed by Guillermo Del Toro, leads the nominations at the 2018 awards with 12 nods, including best film.
And there has been an ongoing spate of humanist bloggers being hacked to death with machetes in Bangladesh, as Islamists work through a “hit list” of 84 names as well as increasingly targeting others.
As one head of RE at a secondary school here in England tweeted, “I use this clip at GCSE & A Level for prob of evil.
If RE teachers in Ireland have are they also ‘guilty’ of blasphemy?
The main international effort to repeal blasphemy laws has been through the End Blasphemy Laws campaign, spearheaded by the International Humanist and Ethical Union and European Humanist Federation, of which the British Humanist Association is a member.
Over its two years the campaign has seen successful repeals in Norway, Iceland, Malta and France.