Tag: POLITICS

Current Affairs Europe Featured Opinion Politics UK 6 Min Read

How do you make a terrorist?

Part 1 Introduction to the government's "science" behind what makes a terrorist Advocacy group CAGE published a groundbreaking report entitled “The Science of Pre-Crime: The Secret ‘Radicalisation’ Study Underpinning Prevent” on Thursday detailing how the "scientific" framework used to underpin the British government’s counter extremism strategy was based on flawed

Current Affairs Education Europe Featured Opinion Politics UK 17 Min Read

Why I am against grammar schools

Meritocratic Society or Politics in Play? On the 12th of September 2016, PM Theresa May unveiled plans to lift the near 20-year ban introduced by Labour in 1998 against opening new grammar schools. Plans not initially present in the 2015 election manifesto, May’s idea has been met with considerable opposition

How to react to the death of President Karimov

Qatāda b. Rib’i reported that the Messenger (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said: “…(the death of) a wicked person relieves the people, the land, the trees, (and) the animals from him.” President Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan, who was responsible for gross abuses towards human beings and excessive persecution of Muslims

Asia Current Affairs Featured Opinion Politics Turkey 0 Min Read

Why Muslims Support Erdogan – Sh Haitham al-Haddad

https://youtu.be/UYl5J7PoBiE Shaikh Dr Haitham al-Haddad talks about the Islamic legitimacy of the leadership of Turkey's President Erdogan, the problem with military coups, a brief recent history of Turkey, and why he believes that Erdogan is a mujaddid (Islamic reviver) of today. Click above to watch the video or below to

Current Affairs Europe Featured Opinion Politics UK 11 Min Read

The Failed Coup of Britain

In September 2015, Jeremy Corbyn became the leader of the Labour Party with the largest mandate ever won by a party leader in British political history. However, only nine months into his tenure, a long awaited plot orchestrated by a small group of MPs surfaced that attempted to severely undermine

The Bloody Legacy of Western Imperialism in Iraq

The story of the Iraq War did not start in 2003. Indeed, it started many years before with the sanctions placed upon Iraq during the 1st Gulf War.

Current Affairs Europe Featured Politics UK 17 Min Read

EU Referendum Reactions

Yesterday we heard news of perhaps the biggest political earthquake in a generation, the UK voting to leave the EU, with a slim majority. There have been laughs, there have been regrets; there have been cheers and optimism; there have already been broken promises, there have been doomsday predictions and

Current Affairs Featured General Politics UK 11 Min Read

The Brutal Truth About The Assassination of Jo Cox

The shocking and brutal murder of Helen Joanne Cox, a Labour MP, by a neo-Nazi led to an outpouring of grief among the general population last week. People of all faiths and backgrounds paid tribute to the Labour backbencher as she was described by many as a devoted, kind, perfect

Current Affairs Europe Featured Politics UK 12 Min Read

The Killer (not ‘terrorist’) of MP Jo Cox

On the 16th of June, Jo Cox, the Labour MP for Birstall in West Yorkshire, was brutally murdered in her constituency before conducting her weekly surgery. Every testament suggests that she was an honourable politician solely committed to serving her people, and a champion of the rights of the weak

Current Affairs Europe Featured Politics UK 17 Min Read

Guidance on the EU Referendum

It has been almost four months since I first shared some thoughts about the EU referendum and its potential impact on Muslims. I had hoped that since then rational arguments for and against the Brexit would have been put forward for the public to consider and make an informed decision.