Tag: POLITICS

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.

Current Affairs History Islamic Thought Propagation 16 Min Read

The Jihad of Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali’s biggest fight outside of the boxing ring was in the arena of the U.S. Supreme Court, and the court’s 1971 decision is a huge part of his legacy. What is also very interesting is that his case at the Supreme Court was all about the concept of Jihad

Current Affairs Europe Featured General Middle East Opinion Politics UK 20 Min Read

Manufacturing the Muslim Enemy

Islamophobia - a thousand years of deadly lies What we are witnessing in today’s socio-political climate is not the first period of intense propagation of Islamophobia in the West. There have been a few other periods which stand out in history and each is intimately linked with empire. In the

Current Affairs Europe Featured Politics UK 11 Min Read

I’m a non-binary Briton. And proud.

All this hype about Muslims not being British enough reminds me of Barack Obama’s 50% white heritage and the question that no one asks: Just how white do you have to be to not be black. The clear answer is you would need to be 100% white. We have become

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Podcast – Was the government caught deceiving Muslims?

https://soundcloud.com/islam21c/podcast-was-the-government-caught-deceiving-muslims Why did the government go to such great lengths to cover up its covert funding of some "independent Muslim organisations"? Click above to listen to the latest podcast with your host Dr Salman Butt, and hear what Ibrahim Mohamoud (CAGE), Asim Qureshi (CAGE), Dr Ben Hayes, Prof Arun Kundnani