Despite his nods to inequality, Islamophobia and alienation, Cameron’s emphasis on religious ideology or extremism as the crucial element showed Michael Gove’s continuing influence. He went further than before to link the notion of perverted ideology to the official support and promotion of Islamic reform, the indirect conflation of religious conservatism
The world’s most recognised bank check company has been implicated in the arbitrary closure of accounts belonging to a series of UK-registered Muslim charities and individuals after apparently being falsely smeared or associated with terrorism
There isn’t a week that goes by without another policy from the Government demonising, belittling and condescending Muslims. Misguidedly the Prevent strategy has now been extended to incorporate not just violent but “non-violent extremism”
Boxing champi Amir Khan, 28, and his cousin cricketer Sajid Mahmood, 33, have been awarded honorary university degrees by the University of Bolton
Young Muslims came to the rescue of the elderly residents when their homes had their water supply cut. They delivered hundreds of bottles of water to needy
Black and minority ethnic Britons are once again likely to lose out the most from the latest Conservative budget, which risks widening the country’s racial divide.
Candidates standing to be the next leader of the Labour Party have criticised Prime Minister, David Cameron, for effectively demonising the entire Muslim community in Britain and attempting to deny them the right of having any opinions themselves at all.
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Nick Clegg’s former Head Of Communications has been named Chief Executive of the country’s leading Israel lobby group on July 15.
Sajid Javid’s Department for Business, Innovation & Skills announced on July 14 that it is to lift a partial arms embargo on Israel that was imposed toward the end of last year’s Gaza conflict
A review commissioned by former Deputy PM Nick Clegg into the UK’s surveillance programs has called for a fresh examination into the law for interception of communications in the UK
A group of 30 rabbis asked Israel’s Ambassador to the UK, Daniel Taub, to assist in stopping the demolition of Palestinian homes in a West Bank village.
UK-based advocacy group CAGE has lodged a formal complaint with the UN Special Rapporteur, calling for a full investigation of the British Government
A woman said to be at the centre of an abuse ring has been found guilty of child sex offences. Marie Black, 34, of Norwich, stood trial with nine others, including five women, at Norwich Crown Court. Black denied 26 charges. A jury found her guilty of all but three counts on July 27.
“Events such as this help bring communities together, promote better understanding and create a healthy environment to foster real change,” said Deputy Town Clerk, City of London, Susan Attard, at an Eid event at the prestigious and historical Guildhall.
Armed Forces Muslim Forum (AFMF) organised its annual iftar [breaking of fast] reception at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) headquarters in London on July 7.
Many formal states have struggled to achieve what ISIS has, Iraq being one. The journey that led to this point did not start with the takeover of Mosul, but over a decade ago
Qasier Hamid, 37, was attacked by a group of unprovoked youths, leaving him bloodied and bruised in the city centre of Stockport. He says that he and other Muslims no longer feel safe.
Two Muslim men were shot in the head in two consecutive days, by air rifle pellets, when attending a Mosque in Nelson, Lancaster.
A Woman’s Facebook post claiming she was Islamophobically abused by a National Express driver has gone viral
A man who went into a Sainsbury’s and stuck ‘beware halal is barbaric and funds terrorism’ stickers on meat has been given a month-long curfew on July 23
The Daily Express was forced to remove an online story suggesting that 1.5 million British Muslims support the terror group ISIS after the poll it was based on proved to be flawed
A Christian church leader from Birmingham has been slammed after calling Islam a “religion of hatred’ on August 19
The Employment Tribunal were recently asked to consider a case brought by Miss Mbuyi against her former employer Newpark Childcare (Shepherds Bush) Ltd (Case No 3300656/2014).
Consorts of the Caliphs: Women and the Court of Baghdad. By Ibn al-Sa’i al-Baghdadi, New York: New York University Press. Pp 226. HB. 2015. £19.99
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, the 11th President of India, wrote this in his autobiography Wings of Fire and it became the most tweeted quote of the day in India on July 27, 2015 – the day he passed away
One of the hallmarks of the Coalition Government has been its austerity rhetoric. Since May 2010, we have been told incessantly that the Labour Government left a huge deficit and that we must tighten our belts to reduce it.
Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which seeks to set carbon emission limits on power plants and expand the clean energy economy has elicited a wide variety of responses since it was unveiled in early August,
Following the recent deadly Ebola virus outbreak in Africa, that began in 2013, there is hope that a vaccine that was trialled during the outbreak could herald a breakthrough in preventing the disease; with early results suggesting that the vaccine could be 100% effective.
Sania Mirza created history when she become the first female player from India to win a women’s doubles Grand Slam trophy as she clinched the Wimbledon title with Swiss partner Martina Hingis on July 11
In every issue of The Muslim News I read the Islamophobic attacks not only in the UK but in other parts of Europe and the US.
The genocide against Muslims in Srebrenica isn’t being remembered as other atrocities.
In the weeks since the Election, and with an untamed Tory Government, we can already see how sorely the Liberal Democrats are missed
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.