Tag: TORY

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Four reasons Jeremy Corbyn might be good for Muslims

“Let us be a force for change in the world.” The founder of the Stop the war coalition, supporter of the Amnesty International, admirer of Karl Marx, the “modest, unassuming man,” Jeremy Corbyn has overtaken many news headlines, created twitter storms and somehow managed to make it to my Instagram

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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

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Post Election Analysis: now the real work starts

Post Election Analysis: now the real work starts England lost, Scotland won Upon seeing the blued England on the election result maps, many have been covering a sense of woe with jokes about moving to Scotland. On first impression it seems like the politics of hysterical terror-alert fears and immigrant-bashing

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An Alternative Muslim Guide to the General Elections

While the UK is in the grip of election fever, Britain’s Muslims are facing up to the dizzying quandary of which electoral outcome, if any, can truly benefit the legions of Muslims in the UK. Muslims in Britain constitute 4.8% of the population, making us the second largest faith group in

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The government’s absurd letter to “The Muslims”

Today those of us who have read Eric Pickles letter to Muslim community leaders and Imāms are reeling in shock as we and our leaders appear to be held collectively responsible for acts of criminality committed by Muslims in France and elsewhere. Mr Pickles says, “Let us assure you that

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#ToddlerTerror: How to Spot a Terrorist Toddler

In a seemingly desperate attempt to flog the dead horse, PREVENT, the Home Secretary Theresa MayCarthy has done something remarkable. Again. Under the proposed new Counter Terrorism and Security (CTS) bill she is trying to get through parliament to get even more powers of arbitrary arrest, detention, passport confiscation and

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David Cameron’s outrageous speech reveals much

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95o-EPjSUus#t=12 On 19 December 2014, the Prime Minister of Britain hosted a reception in Downing Street to mark the Jewish festival of Chanukah 2014. It is one of the most stomach-churning speeches you will ever hear and reminiscent of William Gladstone’s views of Catholicism. Shortly after the end of his