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26th Jul 2019

Not the way to become PM reneging on Islamophobia pledge

Whoever becomes the country’s next prime minister, it is certainly not the way to start by backtracking on pledges. This applies to the commitment all the leading candidates made to carry out an independent investigation into the extent of Islamophobia … Continued

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

Brexit: two-and-a-half years wasted
25th Jan 2019

Brexit: two-and-a-half years wasted

(Photo:UK Parliament/ Mark Duffy) It is two-and-a-half years since Prime Minister, David Cameron, made the fateful decision to hold an entirely unnecessary referendum on whether the UK should leave the EU. Its primary aim was a vain attempt to heal … Continued

30th Nov 2018

Six arrested over Grenfell Tower bonfire

Aqila Mumthaz Bobbi Connell, 19, and dad Clifford Smith, 49, and neighbour Paul Bussetti, 46, handed themselves in to south London police on November 5, after the horrific footage showed the men mocking the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze by burning … Continued

Opt-out organ donation law is being considered in England
24th Aug 2018

Opt-out organ donation law is being considered in England

A change in the law on organ donation is being considered by Parliament, under the proposed system adults will be presumed organ donors unless they have specifically recorded their decision not to be. The Government has said an ‘opt-out system’ … Continued

Johnson opens floodgates for more anti-Muslim hate crimes
24th Aug 2018

Johnson opens floodgates for more anti-Muslim hate crimes

(Photo: Pixabay.com/CC0 Creative Commons) Boris Johnson is expected to get off scot-free after his latest Islamophobic outburst against Muslim women who wear the veil. Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Cressida Dick, has already, perhaps rather rashly, prejudged that the former Foreign Secretary … Continued

Mentoring scheme to tackle racial disparity launched
26th Jul 2018

Mentoring scheme to tackle racial disparity launched

Minister for the Cabinet Office, David Lidington has launched the Rochdale Mentoring Scheme on July 3. (Photo: FCO/Creative Commons) Hamed Chapman A Mentoring Scheme has been launched in Britain to tackle race disparity suffered by ethnic minorities in employment. Chancellor … Continued

PM praises mosque support Grenfell Tower fire survivors
29th Jun 2018

PM praises mosque support Grenfell Tower fire survivors

PM, Theresa May hosts an Eid reception (Photo: Downing Street) Ahmed J Versi Prime Minster, Theresa May, thanked Muslims at Al-Manaar Mosque situated short distance from Grenfell Tower, for opening up the mosque to the survivors of the fire. “Everything … Continued

UK gives Israel virtual licence to massacre Palestinians
8th Jun 2018

UK gives Israel virtual licence to massacre Palestinians

(Photo: Ashraf Amra – Anadolu Agency ) If any country warranted the odious description of being labelled as a pariah state none is more deserving than Israel. Since its creation 70 years ago, its behaviour has been distinctive and out … Continued

Palestinians mowed down by Israel as world just watched
8th Jun 2018

Palestinians mowed down by Israel as world just watched

Grandmum of 8-month-old Palestinian Leila Anwar Ghandoour mourns with her family. The baby died from tear gas inhalation in Gaza on May 15. (Photo: Mustafa Hassona/AA) Hamed Chapman The British Government had the ignominy of being among countries refusing to … Continued

23rd Feb 2018

Closure of Sharia councils not viable option, review finds

Hamed Chapman Sharia councils are not quite the ogre they are as presented by sections of the media, certain agenda groups and even some politicians, according to a year-long review into the application of Sharia law in England and Wales. … 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

Rohingya Muslim survives after playing dead for days
24th Nov 2017

Rohingya Muslim survives after playing dead for days

Rohingya Musilm refugees fleeing Myanmar military attack in Rakhine state reach Bangladesh border of Palongkhali of Coxs Bazaar on October 17 (Photo: Stringer/AA) Büşra Nur Özcan, Fatih Erel and Kubra Chuhan The 25-year-old teacher hid among the bodies of his … Continued

Priti Patel’s resignation fails to lift veil over secret Israeli meetings
24th Nov 2017

Priti Patel’s resignation fails to lift veil over secret Israeli meetings

Priti Patel was forced to resign as UK International Development Secretary after holding 12 unauthorised meetings in Israel including one with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Photo: Commons) Hamed Chapman Development Secretary, Priti Patel, was forced out of Theresa May’s cabinet … Continued

Audit only partly exposes scale of UK’s racial discrimination
26th Oct 2017

Audit only partly exposes scale of UK’s racial discrimination

PM Theresa May’s pledge to publish Race disparity in the UK   exposes scale of race discrimination. Photographer: Kate Green/AA   It may have been long overdue but the publication this month of Race Disparity Audit pledged by Prime Minister, Theresa … Continued

EXCLUSIVE: Internet companies need to go ‘further and faster in automating detection and removal of terrorist content online’
29th Sep 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Internet companies need to go ‘further and faster in automating detection and removal of terrorist content online’

Lord Ahmad at the UN meeting (Photo: Foreign & Commonwealth Office) Ahmed J Versi Prime Minister, Theresa May, told the United Nations General Assembly on September 20 that tech firms needed to develop the capacity to take down terrorist-related material … Continued

Finsbury Park terror attack victim was alive when he was struck by van ploughing worshippers
28th Jul 2017

Finsbury Park terror attack victim was alive when he was struck by van ploughing worshippers

Father of six Makram Ali died of “multiple injuries” (Photo: Metropolitan Police) Elham Asaad Buaras The autopsy on Makram Ali, the only person killed in the Finsbury Park terror attack – has revealed that he died from “multiple injuries” and … Continued

Worst of insidious terrorism
23rd Jun 2017

Worst of insidious terrorism

(Photo: Ardfern Creative Commons) Two heinous terrorist attacks were carried out during the general election campaign but politicians from all parties did not let it derail the political process. A suicide bomber insidiously detonated an improvised explosive device, packed with … Continued

23rd Jun 2017

Best of British democracy

Rarely has it been so crucial for the population to exercise their right to vote than in this month’s general election. So much was at stake after the snap election called by Prime Minister, Theresa May. She called the election … Continued

Entire families wiped out in London tower block fire
23rd Jun 2017

Entire families wiped out in London tower block fire

Photographs of the missing (Pic/ Twitter) Elham Asaad Buaras Thirty people have died and 12 are in critical condition, in a West London tower block fire that started just after 1 am in the early hours of June 14. With … 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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