Tag: MOSQUES

Current Affairs Featured Middle East Opinion Politics Syria 8 Min Read

Church bells toll but are the mosque mimbars silent?

The cruel joke of Russia & Assad's 'humanitarian' ceasefire The Russians and the Syrian regime have supposedly agreed to a 'humanitarian pause' and opened 'humanitarian corridors' in Aleppo. The big question is - was this a genuine humanitarian gesture? The answer, unfortunately, is an unambiguous, categorical, undeniable and definitive, NO. We are

Current Affairs Europe Featured Middle East Opinion Palestine Politics Syria UK 6 Min Read

Are Refugees More Welcome in Churches than Mosques?

Refugees welcome here! The Guardian newspaper recently ran a story about the Reverend Sally Smith, a vicar from Stoke-on-Trent, hailing her as a present-day Good Samaritan. The vicar is indeed worthy of such praise as she has wholeheartedly welcomed refugees into her parish and into the Christian community. She has

Current Affairs Education Featured Opinion Politics Propagation UK 21 Min Read

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