GPs have accused NHS England’s new policy on participating in counter terrorism’s Prevent Extremism strategy of identifying patients susceptible to radicalization as asking GPs to be a government’s intelligence agency
Former Guantánamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg has been remanded in custody after appearing in court in London charged with terror offences related to Syria.
The all-knowing words of London Mayor, Boris Johnson, are now telling us that Muslim parents are to be blamed for failing to carry out their proper responsibilities.
Judging by the latest revelations in the 21-year old saga over the killing of Stephen Lawrence, the Metropolitan Police Service is marred not only by incompetence and racism, but also corruption.
Over half of Muslim schools in England have surpassed the national average of students achieving 5 or more GCSE’s or equivalent A*-C grades (including English and Math GCSEs ).
Anelka – who was recently given a five-match ban and an £80,000 fine by the FA for the quenelle gesture he made at Upton Park in December – announced on Twitter that he was terminating his playing contract, which had three and half months to run.
Young Muslims volunteered their Saturday helping a local project planting tens of thousands of trees in Hertfordshire.
Indian Muslim Welfare Society, a Batley, West Yorkshire, based community organisation, raised £15,000 for flood affected areas in the South West of England
The Government’s Help to Buy mortgage scheme has now been extended to include Shari’a compliant alternative to mortgages, Home Purchase Plans.
Shadow Secretary of State for Justice, Sadiq Khan, is to run this year’s London Marathon. The Labour MP for Tooting will run the 26.2 miles on April 13 for The Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund – which raises money for the most vulnerable people in society.
The killers of Drummer Lee Rigby erupted into aggression in an Old Bailey courtroom as they were sentenced for murder.
Ehsan Jafri, an Indian MP, was brutally murdered at his home by Hindu mobs during anti-Muslim riots in 2002. More than 2000 Muslims were murdered, hundreds of Muslim women raped across Gujarat.
Denmark joined a list of European nations to ban non-stun slaughter on February 17. EU regulations prohibit non-stun slaughtering of animal but give member states the leverage to make exceptions for religious slaughter.
Leaked Myanmar Government documents reveal severe violations of human rights of Rohingya Muslims in the country, including restrictions on the freedom of movement, marriage, childbirth, and other aspects of daily life in northern Rakhine State.
The United Nations Children’s Fund has announced the number of children affected by Syria’s civil war which started three years ago this month, has more than doubled in the last year.
Britain’s Muslim MEP has been appointed Chair of the EU Parliament watchdog body which was set up to stop unethical behaviour by MEPs.
Two former Guantánamo Bay detainees have asked a French judge on February 27 to subpoena a former prison commander they accuse of overseeing their alleged torture.
The family of a severely autistic man allegedly beaten in an unprovoked attack by two Bedfordshire police officers, have dismissed reassurances that the incident will be investigated by another force.
The International Football Association Board (IFAB) - an umbrella organisation of British football associations, alongside Fifa, that determines the game's rule - was forced to reconsider its kit laws to avoid a repeat of the debacle that forced the Iranian women team on the brink of qualification for the London Olympics to forfeit a qualifier in 2011.
Katy Perry’s new music video has been edited a week after it premiered to remove a pendant which read ‘Allah’ after an online petition against the ‘Dark Horse’ video attracted over 65,000 signatures from around the word.
A Middlesbrough fan has been convicted of religiously-aggravated public order offence last month after he ripped up pages torn from the Qur’an at a football match, and told a steward “we hate Muslims”.
Employers often find it difficult to deal with absences relating to maternity issues. Whilst this case is a clear example of the pitfalls of not adhering to your own procedures for absences, it provides clarity as to how those absences should be considered.
Ayesha Chaudhry is an Associate Professor of Islamic and Gender Studies at the University of British Columbia. The book under review is based on her PhD research on the topic of domestic violence in Islamic tradition at New York University.
The last time I saw Tony Benn was in the basking sunshine of the Tolpuddle Martyrs festival, last summer. It was an honour to join him at the front of the annual march and to share a stage with him
All the great and the good have written or spoken about the late Tony Benn. I am going to skip the usual homage and reminisce about him on a personal note as to what he meant for me and some of my generation.
When I’m not writing, I work in mental health. Mental health has always been the poor relation to physical health but it is clear that the disparity between the two is increasing exponentially.
The unprecedented winter floods in the UK have garnered a variety of responses due to their sheer scale; leaving thousands without power and exceedingly angry due to the perception that the Government has not done nearly enough.
Children in the UK are eating too much salt, according to a study published in the Journal Hypertension.
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.