Tag: MAYOR

Current Affairs Europe Opinion Opinion Politics UK 12 Min Read

London Inferno: A tale of two cities

Laughing with your friends as you walk back from the night prayer. Looking forward to seeing your wife and then eating the suhūr together. Perhaps letting your mind wander to what you should buy for your children’s Eid presents. Suddenly you see hint of a flame in the distance. Your

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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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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

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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