Tag: Face to Face

The Face to Face series is now available to watch in an easily accessible YouTube playlist.

The articles in this tag relates to their respective episodes.

How the government makes you a terrorist without ever arresting you

In this piece, Asim Qureshi Research Director at CAGE takes us through how a routine stop under Schedule 7 and its specially engineered questions, can lead to oppressive civil orders leaving the individual having been declared guilty without judicial oversight, left to prove their innocence. Further, concerns about the implementation

Awkward questions surrounding the ‘war on ISIS’

All praise be to Allāh and peace and blessings be upon His prophet, Muḥammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). The position of mainstream Muslim scholars and intellectuals is under the spotlight and subject to scrutiny now more than ever in the wake of the anti-Islamic and heretic actions of ISIS.

Current Affairs Theology Videos 14 Min Read

The Language of Mercy in Contemporary Islamic Discourse

In the Bible it states: “Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.” It also states: “If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy

Analysis Current Affairs Europe Politics UK Videos 16 Min Read

Friends of Israel for Sale: The Times, Tories and Think Tanks

The Times newspaper has published an article on two of the groups involved in the gender segregation issue. Recently Muslim students awoke to the reality that the right wing Henry Jackson Society’s project, “Student Rights,” is seeking to curtail the rights of Muslims to enjoy listening to the Islamic scholars they choose, as

Analysis Middle East Politics Syria Videos 16 Min Read

The Syrian Struggle… An Ignored Epoch

As the barbarous Alawite regime grabs at the forelock of defeat, it chooses to carry out a relentless spree of massacres against the Syrian civilian population. In what seems an attempt to obliterate every remnant of innocent life, particularly in the west coastal regions of Syria, government backed forces murder

Analysis Pakistan Politics Videos 14 Min Read

Looking at Pakistan’s Challenges – Does Turbulence Lie ahead?

The 11th of May was a milestone in Pakistan’s 66-year political history, with the first ever handing over of power from one democratically elected government to another. Nawaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League was voted into Office for a third time in his 30-year political career. This proved to

Madrasah’s R Us

  "I don't know how to read the Qur'an, but I want my son to be able to." I remember smiling politely at this mother who had been explaining the reasons why she wanted her son to attend a primary Islamic faith school. She did not wear the hijab (the

America Opinion Politics Videos 10 Min Read

The ‘Obama doctrine’: kill, don’t detain

In 2001, Charles Krauthammer first coined the phrase "Bush Doctrine", which would later become associated most significantly with the legal anomaly known as pre-emptive strike. Understanding the doctrine with hindsight could lead to a further understanding of the legacy that the former administration left – the choice to place concerns