Federation of Student Islamic Societies

Pass The Samosa, Not The Blame

Zara Mohammed | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Zara Mohammed

Its 11.56pm, after some very long standing for the beautiful night prayers of Ramadan, in one of London's biggest mosque, I open my phone to a barrage of messages asking if I am safe? I then hear the announcement for everyone to be vigilant, as another attack has been reported. If we are all supposed to be praying right now who could possibly be out killing?

Stop Demonising the Mainstream Muslim Community, the Biggest Barrier to Violent Extremism

Omar Ali | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Omar Ali

Sadly the Woolwich atrocity has been followed up by a wave of anti-Muslim violent extremism - a mosque that was petrol bombed last night is just one of many violent attacks on mosques, Muslims and their property in Britain.

FOSIS Must do More to Demonstrate its Rejection of Extremist Narratives

Rupert Sutton | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rupert Sutton

Back in February a Federation of Student Islamic Societies (FOSIS) spokesperson wrote on this website that criticism of his organisation's failure to fully challenge extremism was misleading and part of an effort to "criminalise the activities of Muslim students on British campuses".

FOSIS Are a Good Example of Muslims Engaging With Society

Assed Baig | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Politics
Assed Baig

Such is the level of racism and Islamophobia in society that when encountered by a politically active Muslim, people automatically seem to put them in the radical or extremist box.