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Detention of Babar; A Failure of both Politics and the Law

Murtaza Shaikh 7 Min Read

On 24 September 2012, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) drove the final nail in the coffin of Babar Ahmad’s 8 year fight against extradition to the US, dismissing claims that

Support Karl Watkins’ Private Prosecution of Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan

Cage UK 8 Min Read

On 6 September 2012, the BBC reported that a British businessman Karl Watkins had instructed solicitors to commence a private prosecution against Babar Ahmad and Talha Ahsan. Mr Watkins has stated that

Misconceptions of the principle: ‘the lesser of two evils’

Sheikh Alomgir Ali 11 Min Read

Throughout the last election campaign there were frequent discussions amongst Muslims regarding the permissibility of participating in the electoral process. This brief article does not intend to address that specific issue (dealt

Seven Years in Captivity: Babar Ahmad Petition

Cage UK 4 Min Read

Babar Ahmad is a 37 year old British Muslim and the longest detained-without-charge British detainee held as part of the global ‘war on terror’. In December 2003 Babar was arrested at his

Babar and the King

Faisal Awan 5 Min Read

In the tafsir of Surah Buruj, with reference to the people of the ditch, we read about the boy and the King in an amazing hadith.  It follows the story of a

Can you ‘Disbelieve’ by Voting?

Saleem Chagtai 13 Min Read

There is a feeling amongst some quarters in the Muslim community here in the UK, and indeed the world at large, that it is kufr and thereby haram for Muslims to take