29th Mar 2019

May accused of ‘burying head in sand’ over Islamophobia

Hamed Chapman Two Muslim Conservative peers are leading calls for a fully independent inquiry into the extent Britain’s current ruling party is riddled with Islamophobia The latest repeated pleas come as 14 Tory members have been suspended for posting Muslim … Continued

We are all extremists, according to Javid
28th Dec 2018

We are all extremists, according to Javid

(Image: Creative Commons) Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, may have ambitions to eventually replace Theresa May as the next Prime Minister after she was damaged in a party confidence vote. But it is hardly prime ministerial material to make derogatory remarks … Continued

30th Nov 2018

White extremists must not escape terrorism charges

Terrorism is the use or threat of action, both in and outside of the UK, designed to influence any international government organisation or to intimidate the public, according to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). It must also be for the … Continued

30th Nov 2018

The destructive forces of prejudice

Prejudices exist in a wide variety of forms that affect the everyday lives of millions and millions of people in adverse ways across the globe. They shape what the targets of prejudice think about the world and life in general. … Continued

Finsbury Park terror attack violent manifestation of rampant far-right Islamophobia
23rd Feb 2018

Finsbury Park terror attack violent manifestation of rampant far-right Islamophobia

Darren Osborne has been found guilty of carrying out the Finsbury Park terror attack (Photo: Met Police) Elham Asaad Buaras Muslim leaders and anti-hate groups have called for a review of the national security threat posed by far-right extremist groups … Continued

Britain First supporter who tried to run over Muslim released after serving just 33 weeks
26th Jan 2018

Britain First supporter who tried to run over Muslim released after serving just 33 weeks

Marek Zakrocki (Photo: Metropolitan Police) Elham Buaras A Muslim restauranteur who narrowly escaped being run over by a van of a Britain First supporter has told The Muslim News of his dismay at the news his attacker walked free after … 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

31st Mar 2017

Companies can ban employees from wearing the hijab, rules the European Court of Justice

Nadine Osman The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that employers can ban Muslim employees from wearing the headscarf (hijab), but only if they bar all other religious and political symbols. The landmark ruling came amid legal disputes in … Continued

Four killed, 29 injured, in terror attack in Westminster
31st Mar 2017

Four killed, 29 injured, in terror attack in Westminster

PC Keith Palmer and Aysha Frade, two of the three people murdered by the terrorist in Westminster (Photo: Police/Facebook) Ahmed J Versi Four people were killed, two pedestrians, one police officer and the attacker, on March 22 in a terror … Continued

Record number of Britons show solidarity with Muslims on Visit My Mosque Day
24th Feb 2017

Record number of Britons show solidarity with Muslims on Visit My Mosque Day

Portsmouth mosque was one of over 150 mosques to open their doors on February 5 the annual Visit My Mosque Day Hassan Joudi Over 150 mosques across Britain opened their doors on 5 February 2017 for the third annual Visit … Continued

Pre-crime and Punishment: meaning of counter-terrorism measures
24th Feb 2017

Pre-crime and Punishment: meaning of counter-terrorism measures

The Ku Klux Klan officially endorses Donald Trump for president (Photo: Martin/Flickr Creative Commons/November 21, 2009 Dr Kasia Narkowicz Counter-terrorism measures go by different names. Words such as Prevent, Contest, Channel and Pursue echo in Government briefings, the media and … 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

Trump victory sparks widespread condemnation
25th Nov 2016

Trump victory sparks widespread condemnation

Not long after the US presidential election results were announced on November 9, thousands of students in Los Angeles and San Francisco staged walkouts to express their dislike for the new President-elect, Donald Trump.

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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