Tag: PROPAGANDA

Editorials Latest Islamic 7 Min Read

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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Setting the Record Straight – Scandals & Propaganda in 2016

Scroll down to see a timeline of some examples of the media and/or state propaganda last year and Islam21c’s attempt at setting the record straight “The mass media serve as a system for communicating messages and symbols to the general populace. It is their function to amuse, entertain, and inform,

Virtual Reality Refugees

Meet the man bringing the issue of immigration detention centres in the UK to the world’s attention through virtual reality film. On a microscopic level, I introduce Darren Emerson, the innovative Director, filmmaker and founder of VR city who simulated a 360° virtual reality film depicting life in the UK immigrant

More Muslims burned alive by ISIS

إنا لله وإنا إليه راجعون Yet again, we are bombarded with another indescribably horrific video of a torturous murder from the non-Islamic non-State production house; swelling their existing monstrous bunch of psychotic material. As the blood of the world boils at the mere receipt of the news, the silence of

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

Reckless Reporting of UNESCO Resolution on Al-Aqsa

UNESCO Resolution on Temple Mount: Alleged Denial of ‘Jewish Links’- Only a Media Spin!  The UNESCO Resolution on “Occupied Palestine” was endorsed recently by its Executive Board which comprised of representatives from 58 states. It was approved by 24 votes to 6, with 26 abstentions and two absentees. And, already,

No, Daily Mail, you CAN’T have sex slaves – Ali Hammuda’s response

Bismillah, wal-hamdu lillah, wa al-salatu wa al-salamu ‘ala rasulillah All media outlets are not the same – the Daily Mail is a special kind of ignorant Two years ago a spy was caught going around our mosque in Wales. He had been filming secretly, harassing young boys with very personal questions

The most memorable plane journey of my life

Recently I had one of the most interesting and most memorable flights of my life. On my way to Malaga from Glasgow International Airport to meet Sh Abdullah Hakim Quick’s Islamic Spain Tour group, I was sat on my seat at the very back row of the plane. A lady

The Politics of Demonising Dr Zakir Naik

Hindu scholar from India speaks out against the Islamophobic campaign against Dr Zakir Naik Ever since a Bangladeshi newspaper reported that Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik “inspired” Dhaka militants, a new frenzy of Islamophobic discourse has begun in India. The Modi Government was quick to grab this opportunity of Muslim-bashing. Home

“Clean War” – When Media & Militarism Meet

  Tell that to the ravens plucking out eyes on the blood-packed sand To fathers cradling the last of their hopes in torn bodies To young girls swelling with the unwanted gifts of swift strong soldiers To mothers and wives pulling on veils of grief as they wash their dead