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Hunt sides with US President in Islamophobic spate against Khan
28th Jun 2019

Hunt sides with US President in Islamophobic spate against Khan

Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt (Photo: NHS Confederation/Flickr Common) Hamed Chapman The extent of Islamophobia within the ruling Tory party has once again raised its ugly head with Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, supporting the US President’s latest outburst against Labour’s London … Continued

Mystery of Javid’s banquet ban
28th Jun 2019

Mystery of Javid’s banquet ban

Home Secretary, Sajid Javid’s invitation snub from the State Banquet held for US President Donald Trump by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace was not Islamophobic said the Spokesman for the Prime Minister (Sajid Javid profile photo: UK Parliament/CC) -(Banquet … Continued

29th Mar 2019

Birmingham mosque attacks probed by terrorism officers

Nadine Osman Counter Terrorism police in Birmingham are investigating the sledgehammer attacks on five mosques in the early hours of March 21. The attacks in Birmingham are the latest in a series of far-right incidents to hit the country following … Continued

Hizbullah banned under the guise of anti-Semitism
29th Mar 2019

Hizbullah banned under the guise of anti-Semitism

(Photo Creative Commons) Why now? MPs from all sides of the House of Commons challenged the Home Secretary when laying an order before Parliament to proscribe Lebanon’s second largest political party under the Terrorism Act 2000. It was a question … Continued

Islamophobia fuelling terrorist attacks
29th Mar 2019

Islamophobia fuelling terrorist attacks

(Artwork Pat Campbell/The Canberra Times) Muslims have warned about the rising tide of Islamophobia for many years but neither the Labour nor the Conservative governments have been interested in doing anything about it. The response is just the opposite. Many politicians, … Continued

Javid slammed for ‘Asian paedophiles’ comment
30th Nov 2018

Javid slammed for ‘Asian paedophiles’ comment

Home Secretary, Sajid Javid (Photo: FCO/Creative Commons) Harun Nasrullah The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, has been slammed by civil rights campaigners and parliamentarians for tweeting about ‘Asian paedophiles’ on October 19. Javid was reacting on the conviction of 20 men … Continued

Protection extended for places of worship
26th Oct 2018

Protection extended for places of worship

(Photo courtesy of the Home Office) Hamed Chapman As part of Hate Crime Awareness Week, the Government has announced additional funding of £800,000 to provide security measures and equipment for vulnerable places of worship. A £2.4 million funding scheme was … Continued

Home Secretary Javid hits back at those questioning his faith
29th Jun 2018

Home Secretary Javid hits back at those questioning his faith

(Photo: Screengrab Ahmed J Versi/Muslim News) Ahmed J Versi Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, lashed out at those deriding him as “not Muslim enough” after he rejected claims by the Muslim Council of Britain that there was widespread Islamophobia in the … Continued

Clamour grows for Tories to root out Islamophobia in own ranks
29th Jun 2018

Clamour grows for Tories to root out Islamophobia in own ranks

Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, dismissed claims by MCB that there was anti-Muslim hatred within his Party (Photo FCO/Creative Britain) Hamed Chapman The Conservative Party is being accused of being in denial over the extent of Islamophobia within its own ranks … Continued

Javid faces full in-tray
8th Jun 2018

Javid faces full in-tray

(Photo: Richter Frank-Jurgen/Creative Commons) The key to success is to maximise your opportunities. This has certainly been the case with regards to Sajid Javid. This son of a Pakistani bus driver was in the right place to replace former Conservative … Continued

Stop using Muslim women as political football
23rd Feb 2018

Stop using Muslim women as political football

The British Government is weighing up its options with regard to the future of Sharia councils after a review was unable to find any reason to ban them, only to rule instead that their closure is “not a viable option.” … Continued

Why these double standards?
24th Nov 2017

Why these double standards?

Home Secretary Amber Rudd and a contingent of frontbench Tories shared platform with a notorious anti-Muslim Hindu extremist (Photo: Creative Commons) How would the law and law enforcement agencies in any law-abiding country treat and deal with someone befriending with … Continued

Home Office suppressed positive reports on immigration
29th Sep 2017

Home Office suppressed positive reports on immigration

Sir Vince Cable has accused the PM of supressing up to nine expert reports (Photo: Creative Commons) Elham Asaad Buaras Liberal Democrat Leader, Sir Vince Cable, has accused the Prime Minister of suppressing up to nine expert reports that found … Continued

31st Mar 2017

Problems with proposed counter extremism bill yet to be addressed

Ala Abbas Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, admitted last month that the proposed Counter Extremism Bill the Government wants to introduce “raises complex issues relating to freedom of speech and the importance of having a clear legal definition of extremism”. She … Continued

Far-right terrorist threat still played down despite Jo Cox murder
30th Dec 2016

Far-right terrorist threat still played down despite Jo Cox murder

English Defence League protest in Newcastle (Photo: Creative Commons) How much more evidence is needed for the growing threat of right-wing terrorism than the conviction of Thomas Mair for the brutal murder of Labour MP Jo Cox? During the EU … Continued

30th Dec 2016

Hard Brexit will challenge open and fair society

Sir, You are right to feature the Trump Victory (MN issue 331) and its threat to good relations between the US administration and Muslims. Donald Trump’s strident speeches about blocking all Muslim visitors are now being toned down, but remain … Continued

30th Dec 2016

Casey Review calls on Muslim communities to be more “British”

Ala Abbas The 200-page Casey Review released this month which looked into ethnic and cultural “segregation”, mainly among Muslim communities in the UK, has touted the promotion of “British values” as the best solution to the perceived problems of segregation. … Continued

Far-right terrorist jailed for life for murder of MP
30th Dec 2016

Far-right terrorist jailed for life for murder of MP

Far-right terrorist Thomas Mair murdered Labour MP Jo Cox during the EU referendum campaign (Photo: West Yorkshire Police) Elham Asaad Buaras Far-right terrorist Thomas Mair was jailed for life on November 23 for the brutal murder of Labour MP Jo … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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