Tag Archives: Islam

Pakistan’s blasphemy law is a relentless guillotine for minorities

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The number of Pakistanis being sentenced or killed for blaspheming against the accepted strain of Sunni Islam is on the rise.

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We should stand with the prime minister in tackling the threat of ISIS

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The prime minster needs the support of Muslim communities in the struggle against ISIS.

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By denouncing ISIS as ‘not Muslims’, moderate Muslims risk making things worse

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When moderate Muslim groups use takfirism to tackle extremism, this intolerant doctrine is not challenged but reaffirmed.

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Censorship will not consign Jihadism to the dustbin of history

Our government’s lunge for censorship suggests a fear among both officialdom and elected representatives that our society cannot defend itself against bad ideas

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The Caliphate Delusion: the political construct that bears no relevance in the modern world

Ghaffar Hussain, the Managing Director of Quilliam, historicises the Caliphate to show what little relevance it has in the modern world

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1-in-800 young British Sunni men are fighting in Syria/Iraq – this should concern us all

TweetToo many young Muslims are going abroad to fight with ISIS – but we should talk about this without posturing or point-scoring.  In June, shortly before ISIS’s take-over of large chunks of northern Iraq, British Muslim commentator and journalist Sharif Nashashibi wrote: “One would be forgiven for thinking there is an exodus of British Muslims […]

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The Daily Mail wants to start a culture war, apparently

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The Daily Mail’s attempt to start a culture war appears to be unstoppable, even in the face of hard facts.

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Trojan horse and the unbearable silliness of the denialists

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Denial and deflection over extremism is a disservice to Muslim communities.

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Qatar – the sugar-daddies of Islamist financing

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The implications for the Muslim world are grave if the liberal/progressive voices lose the battle for the very soul of the faith.

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Yes, anti-Muslim hate crime really did spike last year

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Tell MAMA’s Fiyaz Mughal gives the lowdown on the state of anti-Muslim bigotry in the UK.

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