Tag: CVE

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How can Muslims work for Prevent after this damning report from the People’s Review of Prevent?

"With the publishing of the People’s Review of Prevent report, the situation where Muslims work for or facilitate Prevent is no longer tenable."

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Newly released list of Prevent Priority Areas proves the policy is oppressive at the core

By injecting funds into the oppressive Prevent programme in areas with high concentrations of Muslims, the government can no longer claim that it is unbiased against Islam. 

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May is playing a dangerous game exploiting Finsbury Park attack

If we are not very careful right now, then our horror, anger and frustration provoked by the rising and increasingly violent tide of Islamophobia will be misused against us.

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Indian Revolt 1857: the role of the Ulama 160 years on

Z A Rahman ponders over the difference: the revolt led by the Ulama of India in May 1857 & the Ulama of CVE in 2017...

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Exploiting Female Islamic Scholars

I have always found it fascinating to read the various pity pieces about Muslim women; how we need saving from hairy chest-and-women-beating Muslim men; how our hijabs should be ripped off by the illuminated hand of enlightenment rationalism; how we must be leveraged out of sadistic servitude-laden homes and thrust

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War on Terror 2.0 to be “Global War on Islam”

Reality shows are supposed to convey a sense of reality using “real-life” people. The “reality” is, however, that the shows are as real as the statements coming forth from the mouths of politicians. This is the case in a post-modern age when lying has become an unquestioned furniture of an increasingly dire political landscape. As the flurry of well-orchestrated distraction events unfold

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The Stupidity of Comparing Hijab to Pole Dancing

The Politics of Hijāb The hijāb is a concept which goes beyond the sublunary. It connects to the spiritual by obliterating worldly expectations in favour of conformity to that which is most pleasing to Allāh, Most High. It is, for many Muslim women, attuned to their faith, a source of

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Is the ‘CVE’ Industry the New Imperialism?

Globalising 'Countering Violent Extremism' - The New Imperialism? “We could favour the birth of a new Islam, more inclined towards compromise and tolerance of Europe; to encourage the young generation of ulama who are working in that direction…” ~ French Colonialist, Edmond Douttee, 1901. “It is the modernists whose vision matches