Tag: RULE OF LAW

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Trevor Noah, the World Cup & Tariq Ramadan: the French Connection

It seems “We are all French” is nothing more than a thinly veiled excuse for the dominant culture to be able to strip all others of theirs, writes Sh Zahir Mahmood

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Tariq Ramadan – Where is the Outcry?

"Many prominent Muslim figures did not hesitate to take selfies with him and to put him on their panels and on the advisory boards of their organisations," writes Daniel Haqiqatjou. "And this silence is the thanks he gets?"

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The Windrush scandal is just the tip of the racist iceberg in British politics

Many of MPs lamenting the Windrush scandal supported the legislation that paved the way for it in the first place—the Immigration Act 2014

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Why We Must Reject the ‘Commission for Countering Extremism’

Six reasons why Sara Khan is irrelevant - the existence of a commission countering 'extremism' is the real issue in principle...

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Erdogan: Israelis carelessly pollute the gardens of al-Aqsa

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Republic of Turkey and the term President of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation has made a series of remarks condemning the unsubstantiated oppression on the worshippers in the 3rd sanctuary (Haram) and 1st Qibla (direction of prayer) of the Muslims – Masjid al-Aqsa –

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After Nakba – 9 reasons why it is time for Israel’s retirement

Yet again we mark another birthday of the ongoing international catastrophe known as Israel. It has been more than seven decades since almost a million Palestinian were ransacked of their homeland, killed and displaced at gunpoint, replacing an entire indigenous community with another pan-European, American, cross-continental, and anything but native

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Islam21c feature on BBC Radio 4 on Terrorism, Extremism and the Law

https://soundcloud.com/islam21c/dr-salman-butt-on-bbc-radio-4-on-terrorism-extremism-and-the-law Islam21c Chief Editor Dr Salman Butt was part of BBC Radio 4’s programme, Law in Action, speaking about the mounting community pressure against the government’s counter-terrorism and counter-‘extremism’ strategy. Also on the programme was the architect of Prevent, former GCHQ director Sir David Omand criticising what Prevent has become,

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The Modern World’s Debt to Islam

The Modern World’s Debt to Islām Part 1: Out of Darkness Into Light Part 2: How the Justice of Islām Saved Jews & Christians Before the coming of Islām, the world was in a state of oppression and injustice. Pre-Islamic Arabia was a dreadful place to live in. Among the

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How many extremists does it take to change a light bulb?

How many extremists does it take to change a light bulb? If the Home Secretary, Theresa May were asked for the punchline, she would struggle, not because she doesn’t possess a sense of humour, I’ve heard she has a cracking sense of humour, but because she isn’t able to clarify

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Shaker Aamer RELEASED

Many news outlets are reporting the imminent release of Shaker Aamer after more than 13 years in captivity without trial by the USA. It is hoped that he is on a plane said to have left Guantanamo Bay for London only hours ago. The curious case of Shaker Aamer The