Tag: NEOCONSERVATISM

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Muslim Council of Britain slams Met Police chief for supporting Islamophobic organisation

UPDATE: The police chief is reported to have avoided the event after pressure - read more The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), the country’s leading Muslim representative body, has criticised a top Metropolitan police chief for his decision to speak at an event of the infamous Henry Jackson Society (HJS).

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“Democratic Subversion” of the Henry Jackson Society

Who is the Real Threat to British Democracy? Part II Click here for part I The pro-Israel lobby and the actions of an employee of the Israeli embassy in London exposed in the Al-Jazeera documentary should be a cause for national concern. However, those sharing the toxic combination of money, undue influence

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Your chance to help Trojan Hoax victim fight back

A landmark legal challenge is currently being fought by the first person to be affected by the Education (Independent School Standards) Regulations 2014. Tahir Alam is the first person to have been “banned from having any involvement with schools” by the Department for Education, following the infamous “Trojan Hoax” scandal.

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Exploiting Female Islamic Scholars

I have always found it fascinating to read the various pity pieces about Muslim women; how we need saving from hairy chest-and-women-beating Muslim men; how our hijabs should be ripped off by the illuminated hand of enlightenment rationalism; how we must be leveraged out of sadistic servitude-laden homes and thrust

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The Stupidity of Comparing Hijab to Pole Dancing

The Politics of Hijāb The hijāb is a concept which goes beyond the sublunary. It connects to the spiritual by obliterating worldly expectations in favour of conformity to that which is most pleasing to Allāh, Most High. It is, for many Muslim women, attuned to their faith, a source of

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Telling the Community’s Story

Scroll down for an interactive timeline of articles published over the last twelve months addressing problems from within, hostility from without and the empowerment of our community. Be it bittersweet introspection addressing the skeletons in our community’s closet, stemming the tide of hostile false narratives and myths, or empowering the

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Summary of Our Legal Case Against Prevent

What follows is a summary and some reflections from the four-day hearing at the High Court for the judicial review into the UK Government’s counter-terrorism strategy. It was a great educational experience for me personally, after which I am genuinely optimistic and happy—by the Grace of Allah. There were many

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IERA vindicated after three-year long investigation by Charity Commission?

On Friday 4 November 2016 the Charity Commission published its concluding report into the statutory investigation into the Islamic Education & Research Academy (iERA). This investigation began in 2013 as a result of many malicious allegations against iERA from Islamophobic organisations, thinktanks and journalists, which appear now to have been

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PREVENT: Reform or Reject

PREVENT is dying. We have reached a stage where there is widespread agreement that there are systemic problems with PREVENT. Its decline is to the extent that beneficiaries and proponents of the strategy acknowledge the need to change it. It has taken us as a society almost ten years to

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Interview with Dr Salman Butt on Radicalisation, Universities & PREVENT

https://youtu.be/gP7cUHWYpeE Click above to watch the video or below to download the podcast Ammar Waraich from the Malik El-Shabbazz Initiative (MESI) interviews Islam21c's Chief Editor, Dr Salman Butt, on so-called 'radicalisation', universities and the Prevent Strategy.  MESI is a new project, launched to explore issues of modernity and society with