Tag: ELECTIONS

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Podcast – London Mayoral Vote Today

https://soundcloud.com/islam21c/the-muslim-vote-london-mayoral-elections To Listen to the Podcast click play in the player above For those who are yet to vote, not sure whether they want to or are sitting on the fence undecided on who to choose here is a short Podcast interview that may help. Join Dr Salman Butt in

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The London Mayoral Elections

It is easy to forget with the domination of the EU referendum in current political debate that there are a number of elections that will take place in May, ahead of the plebiscite in June, which are no less important or interesting. It is perhaps something readers here would much

Current Affairs Editorials Featured 11 Min Read

Review of April, May & June 2015

Click here for our Review of January, February and March 2015 The last twelve months have been full of monumental events for the Muslim ummah all over the globe. From international events to local action alerts, Islam21c has provided a space for scholars, thinkers, activists and readers to share guidance

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An Alternative Muslim Guide to the General Elections

While the UK is in the grip of election fever, Britain’s Muslims are facing up to the dizzying quandary of which electoral outcome, if any, can truly benefit the legions of Muslims in the UK. Muslims in Britain constitute 4.8% of the population, making us the second largest faith group in

Analysis Current Affairs Featured Politics Special UK 16 Min Read

The Muslim Vote: Time for an Informed Discussion

Voting and electoral participation has always been a controversial topic amongst Muslims in Britain with an increasing number of Muslims now adopting the position that voting is not harām, with some yet considering it an obligation. It is no surprise then that with general elections around the corner, there has

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Is Voting Really Haram?

When we discuss the issue of voting, or any other (contemporary) issue of a similar nature, we should try to understand its reality before forming a conclusion regarding its ruling...

Current Affairs Europe Featured Islamic Thought Politics Special UK 12 Min Read

Shaikh Haitham on the 2015 elections

In the name of Allāh; all praise belongs to Allāh; may His peace, salutations and blessings be upon His final Messenger, Muḥammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). Many Muslim leaders call for political participation by highlighting the problems that Muslims in the UK or Europe are facing. Islamophobia, institutional discrimination,

Current Affairs Europe Featured Politics Spirituality UK 14 Min Read

Apathetic Muslim?

It’s that time again… Parliament has been dissolved. Political parties are in full-blown campaign mode. Mud is being slung, promises are being made, battle lines are being drawn. Over the next few weeks leading up to the 2015 general election in May many people will be talking about who to

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Rise of the Keyboard Army | A new era of Muslim political activism

Rise of the Keyboard Army A new era of Muslim political activism Lobbying takes its name from the lobbies, or hallways, of Parliament where MPs and peers gather before and after debates in the Commons and Lords chambers. Today, with the advent of newer technologies, no longer does one need

Europe Opinion Politics Special UK 13 Min Read

Advice To British Muslims Regarding The Coming Elections

In the current climate, many brothers and sisters in Britain have become preoccupied with the issue of the coming elections and debating the question of whether Muslims are allowed to vote and which party is most deserving of our vote. In reply, I would like to present the following clarification