Dr. Salman Butt

Dr. Butt studied Biochemistry at Imperial College London, followed by a PhD in Chemical Biology, carrying out research into photosynthesis. During his years at university, he became involved in Islamic society da'wah and activism, and general Muslim community projects. At present, he is the Head of Islamic Thought and a regular contributor at Islam21c, and also has a blog on HuffPost. You may find him on social media.
132 Articles

From laziness to leadership, the story of Mohammed Faris

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Dr. Salman Butt is joined by a live audience as he sits down with Mohammed Faris on this episode of Empowered by Islam21c to answer all things productivity.

Why every Muslim must visit Bosnia

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Dr. Salman Butt speaks to Shaykh Mostahfiz Gani on some key lessons we need to learn on the anniversary of the Bosnian Genocide.

Independents the real winners in this election

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Labour landslide has ended 14 years of Tory rule, but the number of seats belies extent of support for Independents.

Let’s be real about this election

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In this episode of Empowered by Islam21c, Shaykh Abdur-Raheem Green discusses some thoughts about the upcoming general election.

Muslim Vote data scientist shows your potential power

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Riaz Hassan, a data scientist, explains the statistical impact of the Muslim Vote in the upcoming general election.

CAGE staff arrested after upsetting Sunak and Braverman

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Six members of CAGE International staff, the "Coconut Six", were needlessly detained and released overnight.

Assange is free, but have we learnt the lesson?

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Dr. Salman Butt shares some of the lessons that Muslims need to reflect on after Julian Assange was released from prison.

Julian Assange a free man after five years behind bars

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The Australian whistleblower is free to return to his home country after a 12-year extradition battle with the US.

The Independent exposing what Labour really thinks of Muslims

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Azhar Chohan is standing as a parliamentary candidate exposing what Labour thinks about Muslims and BAME communities across the UK.

Why do Muslims treat prisoners better than others?

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In this Islamic Thought video, Dr. Salman Butt explores a critical yet often overlooked aspect of the ongoing genocide: the treatment of prisoners.