We the proposition define the motion(LEADERS OF COUNTRIES THAT USE EXTRA-TERRITORIAL RENDITION SHOULD BE TRIED FOR WAR CRIMES) as:'Leaders are responsible for the practice,execution and admission/permission of extra-territorial detention.They are wary of the covenants that they or their predecessors
Today's motion is "Polygamous marriage should be recognised". As proposition we define this motion as: marriages that involve more than one spouse for a person, should be recognised as a legal practise. As more and more types of marriages start being accepted around the world, we start to question w
“ Say to the believing men that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty: that will make for greater purity for them: And Allah is well acquainted with all that they do. ” — Qur'an [24:30]
“ And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their mo
"Say: 'If the whole of mankind and Jinns were to gather together to produce the like of this Qur'an, they could not produce the like thereof, even if they backed up each other with help and support.'" (Chapter 17:88) This and many other verses of challenge appear in the Quran, challenging mankind to
The war on terrorism that started after 9/11 is still ongoing. It goes through name changes but the core of the conflict remains the same; we are involved in a conflict against a nebulous group of terrorists. This is neither a war in the conventional sense, nor is it winnable in the conventional sen
There was almost certainly room for a negotiated settlement in the late 1640s. There had been an increasing polarisation, away from the peace party, a middle group, and a war party into two camps, Presbyterian and independent. This meant that there was no one to smooth relations and come up wit
Despite all the bad press religion gets from militant atheists, organised religion is purely benevolent. Though it has undoubtedly been used as a pretext for many evil deeds throughout history, from the Crusades through to Nick Griffin, this does not mean that religion is malevolent itself (indeed q
Research informs us that one in ten students are believers in creationism. Professor Michael Reiss ignites old controversy as to whether creationism should be taught alongside evolution in science lessons.
Hostage taking media coverage, creates sympathy and dialogue for not only the hostages but the hostage-takers, who bring into light their political agenda and strife. They come out as victims/heroes and governments are portrayed as the bad guys who moved them to this 'desperate' criminal act. Govern
This debate is about the authenticity of the Quran, of it being a genuine text revealed by God. The motion stands with the view that the Quran, which was revealed to Muhammad more than 1400 years ago with the intent of guiding all mankind, is in fact His Speech, untainted and perfectly preseved.
There is much literature about this very subject of which some suggests that Christianity was very different than it is today and that the present state of this religion,as well as its beliefs,contains very little of the true religion and a lot of deceptions created by the church and powerful countr
Each person has a right to choose his or her preferences. You are not gay nor straight nor bisexual but simply choose as you wish. You choose who to have all types of relationships with, including those of a sexual nature. You could be sexually attracted to either gender at any time based on your cu
Focusing on the Abrahamic God that appears in the three monotheisms (Judaism, Christianity and Islam), the objective of this debate is to figure out wheteher the existence of God is significantly probable or extremely improbable, but also what the beneficial aspects of believing versus not believing
Debatewise Islamic schools debate
Yesterday in BBC 1 panorama program http://news.bbc.co.uk/panorama/hi/default.stm , the topic was about Islamic schools in Britain and how those extremist Muslims who teach there are encouraging seg