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.
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Biden upset with Israel over Gaza aid worker deaths

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US President saves harshest criticism of Zionist aggression against Gaza for tragic deaths of seven, while 33,137 have already gone.

Dr. Asim Qureshi of CAGE takes on Michael Gove

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In this episode of Empowered by Islam21c, we look at one of the masterminds behind the recent "extremism" redefinition.

Michael Gove’s Muslim obsession behind extremism rethink

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By expanding the definition of "extremism", the government is continuing to kettle Muslims while falsely portraying us as "extreme".

This Is Why Allah Delays Victory | Shaykh Dr. Ali Ahmed

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In the midst of the ongoing genocide and broader oppression in Palestine, spanning not weeks or months but 75 years, we explore the divine wisdom behind apparent delays in divine intervention. Joined by Shaykh Dr. Ali Ahmed, we dissect the complexities of oppression, resilience, and the divine timeline, going into discussions that address today's challenges. Victory may seem delayed, but its arrival is imminent.

Israel Cannot Cancel Ramadan for Gaza | Ustadh Ahmed Hammuda

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Ustadh Ahmed Hammuda was our guest for the very first episode of our Empowered by Islam21c Podcast where we discussed the events in and around Gaza following Operation Al-Aqsa Flood.  4 months later, with Israel showing no cessation of hostilities, we have returned for the sequel that nobody wanted...

BREAKING: Israel’s ICJ LOSS is a BIG Deal

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In this episode of Empowered by Islam21c, Dr. Salman Butt speaks with Dr. Anas Altikriti on today’s ICJ judgment in favour of South Africa.

Israel in COURT for Genocide: What You Need to Know

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What is the ICJ and why was this an historic week for the world?Can the master’s tools really help dismantle the master’s house?What are the possible outcomes and how can we prepare for them?What should we do now? “I think the current international order is finished” Renowned Lawyer Ustadh Fahad Ansari explains what the World Court or International Court of Justice (ICJ) is, what happened this week in the genocide case brought by South Africa against Israel, why it is an historic occasion, and what we can do to prepare for the judgement and beyond. #Gaza #Palestine #Israel #genocide #GazaGenocide

Israel taken to World Court over landmark genocide case

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South Africa’s landmark genocide case against Israel is heard today at the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

Israel is DESPERATE | Shaykh Omar Suleiman

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In this episode of 'Empowered by Islam21c', we spoke with Shaykh Omar Suleiman to hear how the Palestinian cause has forced international powers to shed all pretences and masks.  Using his experiences of fearlessly speaking truth as a starting point, he reflects on the resilience displayed by the people of Gaza day and night. They are fully aware that their suffering is propelling Da'wah, bringing people from around the world to accept Islam. #israel #palestine #dawah

I Used to Be a Mouthpiece for Israel. Then This Happened | Sh. Abdurraheem Green

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In this episode of Empowered by Islam21c, we hear the story of how Shaykh Abdurraheem Green was moved by the Palestinian struggle and how he went from being a supporter of Israel to being a proponent of freedom for Palestinians. #israel #palestine #dawah