Tag: MP

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The Politics of Anti-Semitism

It has been incredible to watch how swiftly the government, the mainstream media and dissidents within the Labour party have exploited comments made by a handful of politicians to try and undermine the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn with allegations that there is a problem of anti-Semitism within the party. It

Why the world needs to know about Edwin S Montagu

Edwin S Montagu - The Jewish MP who opposed the Balfour Declaration On 23 August 1917, when the question of fraudulently giving the land of Palestine to Zionists was discussed in the Commons (what was to be known as the Balfour Declaration), the only Jew in the cabinet in parliament

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Quilliam Foundation Grilled by MPs

Quilliam Foundation grilled as select committee exposes their extremist links and questions credibility. The video of the hearing can be found here on parliament.tv The notorious Quilliam Foundation (QF) is no stranger to controversy, but Tuesday’s hearing in front of the select committee was more than they bargained for or were accustomed

Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for? Muhammad Ibrahim provides some useful online research strategies to help readers to make the most informed decision for who to vote for in their constituency. Due to impartiality and Electoral Commission regulations, specific candidates and constituencies are not mentioned, but are anonymously used as very

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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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