Tag: PROPAGANDA

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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

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David Cameron Caught Smearing Sh Suliman Gani

How a south London Imām found himself at the centre of British politics The last few days have seen a turn for the worse in the Tory campaign for London Mayor. The unsavoury tactics started quite early on when Zac Goldsmith’s campaign team started a slew of guilty-by-association arguments against

BBC vs. ‘The Deobandis’ – Round 2

You're Having A Laugh Click here for part 1 It was with baited breath and eager anticipation that I awaited the main course of a two-part BBC Radio 4 programme entitled the 'The Deobandis'. Last week's starter was not at all appetising to the 600,000 so-called 'Deobandis' in the UK. In fact, based on

The Propaganda Genius of “What British Muslims Really Think”

On Wednesday night Channel 4 documentaries aired “What British Muslims Really Think”. According to the host, Trevor Phillips, it is a unique new survey reveals how British Muslims really think. And I can honestly say it was a treat. There is so much that can be said about this thinly veiled

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BBC vs. ‘The Deobandis’ – My Response

BBC Radio 4 - The Deobandis (Part 1) - The Response Click here for part 2 I love a good drama. After much hype and social media chatter, I settled down to listen to the first of a two-part series on Radio 4, 'The Deobandis'. I listened intently and was engrossed

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Daily Mail Propoganda: Smokescreen & Mirrors

Daily Mail Propoganda: Smokescreen & Mirrors The right-wing media schooled us well in propaganda and how to instigate a witch-hunt over the last seven days. The Daily Mail’s “4 month investigation of extremism in Britain” was much to do about nothing. All in all, what comprised of the string of

Sh Haitham on the Govt’s Embarrassing Muslim Brotherhood Report

All praise be to Allāh and may the peace and blessings be upon his messenger Muḥammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). On the 17th of December 2015, the current UK Government finally announced the findings of the review into the work and activities of the Muslim Brotherhood, which was commissioned

The Right-Wing Press: Heirs to the Journalism of Ancient Quraish

Just this weekend, we have seen more than 20 articles, some of which are deserving of front page coverage by the right-wing press. These newspapers appear to have waged an orchestrated and relentless campaign against Muslim dissenters; including Muslim organisations, major and mainstream Muslim scholars, activists and personalities. Selective and

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The assault on university Islamic Societies

One of the most beautiful aspects of being a university student in the UK is that there are an array of different student societies that cater for various groups and activities which can range from the ordinary to the zany – you may see, for example, an Economics Society yet

Are Muslims anti-democratic subversives or champions of a more democratic way?

Are Muslims anti-democratic subversives or champions of a more democratic way? Under a dictatorship it is clear that the ruler is in full control of where the nation is going and how to get there. Any attempt to change the ruler is suppressed and no one expects they have the