Mohammed Ansar
Mohammed is a political and social commentator regularly appearing on television and radio.

You can find him on Twitter (@MoAnsar), Facebook (MohammedAnsarUK) or contact him via his personal site.

He is a public speaker and visiting lecturer on Islamophobia, Islam in contemporary Britain and theology. Mohammed has worked on a local and national level tackling extremism and delivering programs on strategic communications and community engagement. A civil rights activist and legal advocate, he works across a variety of sectors in the fields of education, equalities and interfaith.

​Mohammed has appeared on BBC1's Sunday Morning Live, The Big Questions and Politics Show. He commentates on local, national and commercial radio - Radio 4’s Any Questions, Sunday Programme, Beyond Belief, Daily Thoughts, Faith Dialogues and The Asian Network. He is also a regular contributor and guest on LBC Radio and BBC 5 Live. He has been interviewed for Sky News, ITV, CNN, ITN, Reuters, Al Jazeera, RTL, BFTV, Australia Ten and many other news outlets.

Mohammed has a popular blog called ‘Ansar’s on a Postcard’ and is an avid Tweeter.

Entries by Mohammed Ansar

Self-interest, Sycophancy and Strategic Failure - How Britain Lost The War On Muslim Radicalisation

(9) Comments | Posted 23 August 2014 | (13:17)

What we see today - the radicalisation of young British Muslims, the alienation and marginalisation from mainstream society and joining ISIL / Islamic State - has not happened overnight. It has been a slow and painful slide into the abyss.

The British government has been warned repeatedly over...

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If The Government Is Looking For Extremists, Just Look Out Of The Window

(39) Comments | Posted 28 May 2013 | (18:57)

This weekend saw a resurgent far right nationalist movement mobilise across the country on a largely pro-forces and anti-Islam platform. It is an incredibly divisive and dangerous message of schism which our elected officials have been complacent towards by allowing to take-root so significantly.

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Perfidious Albion: Lies, Poverty And The Welfare Cap

(1) Comments | Posted 15 April 2013 | (13:57)

The coalition government knows that their benefit cap which comes into force this week, is going to crush ethnic minority families and force them out of the cities and into ghettos. And they care not. And Her Majesty's Government has all but admitted it.

All warfare is based...

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David Miliband's Departure - A Worrying Sign of the Times

(2) Comments | Posted 26 March 2013 | (23:07)

I'm a Muslim. I stood against the Iraq War. I am against illegal renditions. I am not a Zionist. I am passionate about the Palestinian cause. And yet I am still, despite all of these things, incredibly sorry to see the back of David Miliband.

Usually when I have some...

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Africa: The Solution To Austerity

(0) Comments | Posted 25 March 2013 | (16:31)


Tribalism and religion has always been exploited as a pretext to economic and imperial ambitions. We have always known this but how quick we are to forget.

The studies of a somewhat unknown and insignificant desk researcher for the British Army, was...

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Twitter Should Not Be a Realm Beyond the Law

(3) Comments | Posted 21 January 2013 | (08:57)

Freedom of speech, debate and critical dialogue is vital in a healthy and democratic society; however social media must not be a realm beyond the law of the land.

Last year, Twitter was used as a platform to spread images of child abuse and pornography, and was used...

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Our Complicity In War-Rape

(7) Comments | Posted 9 January 2013 | (22:03)

"Wombs punctured with guns. Women raped and tortured in front of their husbands and children. Rifles forced into vaginas. Pregnant women beaten to induce miscarriages. Foetuses ripped from wombs. Women kidnapped, blindfolded and beaten on their way to work or school. We saw the scars, the pain and the humiliation....

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Advertising Islamophobia Hits London Railways

(145) Comments | Posted 18 December 2012 | (15:05)


An estimated one billion passengers are carried on railway journeys each year. In the UK, despite spiralling costs, it's an important part of everyday life for many people.

According to ONS figures, the Office of Rail Regulation...

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