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Boris Johnson Has Lost The Plot

Sharmeen Ziauddin | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Politics
Sharmeen Ziauddin

Whilst Boris may have appeased some of the electorate by attacking members of the Muslim community, he's definitely lost me as a voter and possibly thousands of others. Social services have enough on their plate without making them work out which brown person is a religious Muslim parent and which is a radicalised Muslim parent.

Setting the Record Straight on Student Rights

Rupert Sutton | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rupert Sutton

With the issue of gender segregation in the media, attacks on those opposing this practice have been epitomised on this website by Hilary Aked, who ignores the broad mass of public opinion that refused to accept guidance excusing discrimination.

Ending Hate and the 'War on Terror'

Bettina Gronblom | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK
Bettina Gronblom

We are caught in a spiral of fear, leading to more violence and not leaving enough room for love. So a big real part of the 'war on terror' is one which takes place within us. It is one where we let our fears lead us to hate. 'Fighting' our own fears then becomes the war worth fighting and the way we can stop this cycle of violence. And we need to start uplifting others along with us.

Islamist Hate Preachers Blocked at East London University

Peter G Tatchell | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Peter G Tatchell

Students and staff should not be subjected to hate and menaces. Universities are supposed to be places of enlightenment, tolerance, liberalism and human rights. It is shocking the way many student Islamist societies are promoting hate preachers who are anti-Semitic, sexist, homophobic and who abuse fellow Muslims.

British National 'Killed In Gas Field Terror Attack'

Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

"Several" British nationals have been caught up in a terrorist attack on an oil facility in Algeria, Downing Street have said. UK sources were unab...

Dutch Photographer Captured Alongside British Journalist In Syria Describes Ordeal

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK

A Dutch and British photojournalist who were kidnapped in Syria by Islamist militants have been freed by members of the Free Syrian Army after a harro...

Egypt's Second Day Of Voting In Historic Presidential Poll

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK

Egypt is voting for a second day in its historic presidential election, the first such free vote in the country's history. The vote - held 15 month...

Egyptians Head To Polls In Country's First Free Election

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK

Egyptians are voting in the country’s first free presidential elections, 15 months after Hosni Murbarak's stranglehold on the country was dissolved ...

Outraged Against Blasphemous Article and Not Killing of Kurds

Ruwayda Mustafah | Posted 08.07.2012 | Home
Ruwayda Mustafah

Muslim youth in Southern Kurdistan staged a protest against what they perceived to be a blasphemous article published in a local magazine about Islam. Hundreds of youth took to the streets in the city of Hewlêr, some of them burnt down shops that sold alcohol, while others tried to storm governmental institutions.

Time for an Inclusive Politics

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Politics
Muhammad Abdul Bari

There will be differences of opinion and approaches in tackling this. But the constant demonisation of Muslims and their institutions by the media, and the lacklustre response by the Westminster political class to anti-Muslim intolerance, is not helpful.

Abu Qatada Deportation: Theresa May To Fly To Jordan 'Soon' To Strike A Deal

PA | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK

Theresa May is to visit Jordan "very, very soon" to try to strike a deal over the deportation of radical cleric Abu Qatada. Home Office Minister Ja...

'This Is The Worst Day', Abu Qatada's Landlord Tells Court

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2012 | UK

A landlord who did not realise that he had rented a house to Abu Qatada's family said he experienced "the worst day" after journalists discovered that...

What Norway Should Teach the Media About Covering Terrorism

Peter Blair | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK
Peter Blair

I wasn't alone on July 22nd in thinking that the attacks in Oslo and Utoya bore few of the hallmarks of Al Qaeda, but it certainly didn't seem that way to anyone watching rolling news coverage of the events unfolding in Norway.