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The Unwelcome Guest in Ramadan

We may not notice it, but the tranquility the rest of us enjoy is being shattered for too many families this Ramadan, Dr Layla Aitlhadj explains.

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UN expresses “alarm” over China’s detention of Muslims in Xinjiang

Reports that upwards of one million held indefinitely in re-education camps in China “for even non-threatening expressions of Muslim ethno-religious culture like daily greetings”

You were being manipulated long before Cambridge Analytica came along

If you are anything like me then you will have been a bit sceptical of the scale—and ostentatiousness—of some of the outrage following the Cambridge Analytica scandal this week

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Your smart phones are being hacked – here are three things you can do

The recent revelations by Wikileaks that the CIA and British Intelligence have been developing methods to hack into smart phones and TVs are shocking but not surprising. In the UK, our government already has the right to hack our devices through the ‘Snooper’s Charter’, which the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden

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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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I was wrong; the government’s definition of ‘Extremism’ is genius

Reflections on yet another Counter-Extremism Strategy – Part 1 The government’s new Counter-Extremism Strategy released in a report yesterday has already provoked a barrage of criticism and ridicule. Again. As expected, numerous rational people have been criticising not only its paradoxical and draconian nature, but the increasingly embarrassing lack of

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“Extremism” Disruption Orders: Protecting freedom by removing it

Introduction That those who wish to do you harm lack the competence to carry out their wishes is something that you might pray for. Recently we have noticed an astonishing lack of sophistication among some neoconservative ideologues and politicians, as if a gift from Allāh (subhānahu wa ta’ālā), suggesting that

Life in Britain is about to get MUCH worse…

1984 in 2015: Counter Terrorism & Security Bill A new piece of legislation currently being rushed through Parliament called the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill carries serious implications for communities across the UK. In particular, the Muslim community is brought under particular scrutiny as Part 5 of the Bill seeks to