Tag: DAVID CAMERON

Recapturing Ramadān from Capitalism

The economic boom caused by Ramadan in the UK is described as third after Christmas and Easter. Laura Stuart asks if Muslims are using this power effectively...

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Summary of Our Legal Case Against Prevent

What follows is a summary and some reflections from the four-day hearing at the High Court for the judicial review into the UK Government’s counter-terrorism strategy. It was a great educational experience for me personally, after which I am genuinely optimistic and happy—by the Grace of Allah. There were many

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I’m a non-binary Briton. And proud.

All this hype about Muslims not being British enough reminds me of Barack Obama’s 50% white heritage and the question that no one asks: Just how white do you have to be to not be black. The clear answer is you would need to be 100% white. We have become

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The Politics of Anti-Semitism

It has been incredible to watch how swiftly the government, the mainstream media and dissidents within the Labour party have exploited comments made by a handful of politicians to try and undermine the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn with allegations that there is a problem of anti-Semitism within the party. It

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Is David Cameron OK with “an” Islamic State then?

On Wednesday 20 April 2016, David Cameron defamed Imām Sulaiman Ghani from Tooting at Prime Minister's Questions as an "IS supporter" - a popular acronym for ISIS. Downing Street's Press Office later clarified that Mr Cameron really meant Imām Ghani supported "an" Islamic state. The basis of this claim, Downing Street

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Londoners Reject the Politics of Racism & Fear

Since London woke up to confirmation of a resounding win for Labour’s Sadiq Khan in the Mayoral Elections, another campaign of blame apportioning in the Conservative Party seems to be underway. The “blame game” for the Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith’s defeat began before the final vote count at London’s City

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Muslim leaders’ statement defending Sh Sulaiman Gani

Editors Note; If you are an Imam or Scholar and would like to add your name to the statement of support please leave a comment below All praises be to Allāh and may peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. On Wednesday 20th April 2016,

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David Cameron Caught Smearing Sh Suliman Gani

How a south London Imām found himself at the centre of British politics The last few days have seen a turn for the worse in the Tory campaign for London Mayor. The unsavoury tactics started quite early on when Zac Goldsmith’s campaign team started a slew of guilty-by-association arguments against

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The ‘Regulating Madrasas’ Bill: battered, bruised and bloodied, but not dead yet.

Madrasas can give a slight sigh of relief, for now, before taking a deep breath and wondering what the government will try next. The proposal for regulating “Out-of-school Education Settings” appears less likely to proceed as planned after the government received many thousands of replies to the consultation from piano

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Response to Ch 4’s “Jihadis Next Door”

Jihadis under your bed Last night’s shocking Channel 4 documentary reminded me of the age-old relationship between opinion-formers and power. From Biblical Pharaohs and Roman Emperors to the modern nation state, there have always been some ideologists in the service of the ruling elite, propagating their necessary myths, eulogising their