Tag: media2016

Current Affairs Featured Middle East Opinion Palestine Politics 8 Min Read

Reckless Reporting of UNESCO Resolution on Al-Aqsa

UNESCO Resolution on Temple Mount: Alleged Denial of ‘Jewish Links’- Only a Media Spin!  The UNESCO Resolution on “Occupied Palestine” was endorsed recently by its Executive Board which comprised of representatives from 58 states. It was approved by 24 votes to 6, with 26 abstentions and two absentees. And, already,

Comment Current Affairs Featured General Islamic Law Politics UK 7 Min Read

Imam Shakeel v The BBC: Time for the community to wake up

Imam Shakeel Begg of Lewisham Mosque, London, recently lost his case for libel against the BBC. Firstly, I would like to say that I wish to express my support for Imam Shakeel. He is a model imam who works diligently for his community in keeping with his Islamic principles. He

ITV’s “Ex-Muslim” Documentary – a missed opportunity

I have always keenly examined the psychology of the ‘Ex-Muslim’ phenomenon so I was intrigued to hear of ITV’s documentary on ‘Ex-Muslims’ on Thursday night. However, within minutes I soon disappointingly realised that it was a missed opportunity for a meaningful, nuanced treatment of the topic, and instead a very

Comment Current Affairs Featured Islamic Law Propagation UK 15 Min Read

No, Daily Mail, you CAN’T have sex slaves – Ali Hammuda’s response

Bismillah, wal-hamdu lillah, wa al-salatu wa al-salamu ‘ala rasulillah All media outlets are not the same – the Daily Mail is a special kind of ignorant Two years ago a spy was caught going around our mosque in Wales. He had been filming secretly, harassing young boys with very personal questions

Current Affairs Education Featured Islamic Thought Opinion Propagation 11 Min Read

Why are we talking about Fireman Sam?

Wrapped in velvet, placed on the highest shelf, perfumed and honoured, the Qur’an has a special place in every Muslim’s heart. The Qur’an is the uncreated speech of the Lord of the Worlds, the Lord and Master of Mankind, the Creator of the Heavens and Earth. Once this is appreciated

Asia Current Affairs Featured India Opinion Politics 10 Min Read

The Politics of Demonising Dr Zakir Naik

Hindu scholar from India speaks out against the Islamophobic campaign against Dr Zakir Naik Ever since a Bangladeshi newspaper reported that Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik “inspired” Dhaka militants, a new frenzy of Islamophobic discourse has begun in India. The Modi Government was quick to grab this opportunity of Muslim-bashing. Home

Current Affairs Europe Featured Opinion Politics UK 6 Min Read

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

Current Affairs Europe Featured Opinion Politics UK 14 Min Read

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

Europe Politics UK 1 Min Read

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

Big Discussions Current Affairs Europe Politics UK 1 Min Read

London Mayor Election – The BIG Discussion

Click above to watch part 1 & 2 of  'London Mayor Election - the muslim vote' | The BIG Discussion.   More BIG Discussions coming soon The Challenge of Radicalisation...but is it real? Panelists include Asim Qureshi, Dr Rizwan Sabir & Sh Haitham al Haddad Economic Destruction: Are Muslims part of