UK Muslims

Cameron Says He's Happy To See 'Dangerous' Trump But Their Meeting Might Not Be Too Friendly

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.05.2016 | UK Politics

The Prime Minister has said he would be "very happy" to meet the controversial US presidential hopeful Donald Trump. David Cameron insisted he was ri...

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Invites Donald Trump To Meet British Muslims - To Prove They're Not 'Bad People'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Politics

New London Mayor Sadiq Khan has offered Donald Trump a personal tour of the city to show him how much Muslims are part of mainstream British life. In ...

Katie Hopkins Has Fallen For A Really Obvious Anti-Islam Photoshop

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK

Katie Hopkins was frothing with outrage on Thursday morning over apparent evidence of the increasing influence of Islam in Britain. The motor-mouthed ...

Making of a Cohesive Society: Muslims In Iceland

William Barylo | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK
William Barylo

This stay in Iceland lead me to reflect upon the efficiency of some policies seen on the continent and in the UK. The Icelandic approach seems to be the polar opposite of the suspicion-based politics and systematic monitoring of Muslims. I believe that if governments were truly working with its citizens as in Iceland, the issues linked to xenophobia or extremism would be far less prominent.

We Fact-Checked A Britain First Post On Muslims In Japan

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK

Britain First has posted a graphic on Facebook claiming the UK should follow the lead of Japan in its treatment of Muslims. The Japanese gove...

This Man Will Make You Question Everything You Know About The Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK

Journalists and politicians are wilfully ignoring the facts about Muslims and migrants, a senior figure in the UN has claimed, leading to a complete m...

Deafening Silence and the Intolerable Hypocrisy by Liberals and Intellectuals

Ajmal Masroor | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Politics
Ajmal Masroor

I'm becoming impassive to the inconsistent and selective mantra chanting of Western liberals calling for human rights, rule of law and democracy. They seem to be quick to condemn human rights abuse in certain situations but in others, especially those involving Muslims, they remain curiously silent.

Anti Muslim Prejudice Will Have Conservative Election Blowback

Lauren Booth | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Politics
Lauren Booth

Zac Goldsmith is also pally with his former brother in law, Imran Khan. A Pakistani former cricketer and politician who has, in his work as opposition leader, negotiated with the Taliban many times. This then makes Zac Goldsmith surely a graver threat (by proxy) to UK security than MP Sadiq Khan.

New Gym Hopes To Get More Muslim Women Active

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A new gym is set to open in Wales specifically designed to encourage more Muslim women to be active. Haya Fitness will operate on a women-only basis a...

PCC Hustings: Who Will South Wales Muslims Be Voting for on 5th May Election?

Robiu Salisu | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Robiu Salisu

On May 5th members of the public will vote for their new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for the South Wales area. Ahead of the vote Swansea MEND,...

Britain First 'Invade' Halal Butchers And Accuse It Of Working For Satan

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK

Britain First has 'invaded' a halal slaughterhouse, accusing both workers and customers of serving Satan and funding terrorism. In a video of the conf...

Muslims Who Support Donald Trump Explain Why

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 24.04.2016 | UK

Despite Donald Trump saying Muslims should be banned from entering the United States, some American Muslims actually support him. Nedal Tamer, a Musli...

Mr Phillips, I'd Like to Ask a Question...

Dr Siema Iqbal | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK
Dr Siema Iqbal

According to a poll recently carried out by Channel Four and presented by Trevor Philips last night I find that apparently I may be accepting of my hu...

When Muslims Play God...

Waqar Ahmad Ahmedi | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK
Waqar Ahmad Ahmedi

What's my offence - am I neglecting my prayers, or not eating halal meat? Allow me to first tell you how I came into my faith and practice it today, and then judge for yourself.

Channel 4's 'What British Muslims Really Think' Provokes Passionate Backlash

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK

Channel 4 is facing a backlash over a documentary highlighting the findings of a survey about British Muslims. 'What British Muslims Really Think', pr...

A Handy Guide To What Actually Happened When Britain First Were 'Brutally Attacked'

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK

Earlier this week Britain First stood outside a London mosque holding crosses and a banner that read "no more mosques". Unsurprisingly, this provoked ...

British Muslims Poll Accused Of Being 'Skewed' Towards Poor Conservative Areas

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK

A survey claiming to show most British Muslims think being gay should be illegal has been criticised for only speaking to those in poorer areas with a...

Young British Muslims Need to Disinherit Anti-Ahmadi Prejudice. Here's How.

Umar Nasser | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Umar Nasser

Personally, I have little hope for the older generation of Muslims who have inherited over a century of anti-Ahmadi propaganda. Rather, it is my generation I have some hope for. With the knowledge available from the internet and the increased visibility of Ahmadis in society, perhaps they can look past the myopia of many of their forefathers.

'Kill Ahmadis' Leaflets Found In London's Stockwell Green Mosque

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.04.2016 | UK

Leaflets calling for the killing of a sect of Muslims have been found in a south London mosque, days after the Muslim Council of Britain issued a stat...

The Media Needs to Bring People Together in the Face of Terrorism, Not Drive Them Apart

Angeli Bhandal | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Angeli Bhandal

Instead of worrying about the spread of ISIS, we need more uplifting spirits. We must remember that we are the majority. Individually we may not be able to do a lot, but collectively we have the power to make a difference. It is up to us to filter through the sea of fear-mongering and ignorance and make a stand for the oppressed, regardless of race or gender.

A Muslim Tries to 'Explain Brussels'

Syed Kamall | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Politics
Syed Kamall

Don't expect Muslim to explain what happened in Brussels any better than non-Muslims; but that does not mean that Muslims can wash our hands of trying to find solutions to stop people from misusing our God to cause carnage.

50 Shades of Extremism - Muslims Policing Other Muslims

Shaista Gohir | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK
Shaista Gohir

Glasgow shopkeeper, Asad Shah, was murdered by another Muslim for what appears to be a religiously motivated crime. Mr. Shah had wished Christians a H...

Muslim Ex-Prisoner Says Guards Routinely Called Him A Terrorist For 'Banter'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 26.03.2016 | UK

A Muslim ex-prisoner says he was regularly called a ‘terrorist’ by jail staff and viewed with suspicion because of his religion, as a report claim...

Islamophobic Graffiti Altered To Give It A Whole Different Meaning

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 25.03.2016 | UK

In the wake of the terror attacks on Brussels this week, someone took it upon themselves to daub Islamophobic graffiti on a wall in Dublin. The messag...

Prevent Strategy 'Is Being Used To Target Young Muslims'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 28.03.2016 | UK

Teachers are to debate whether schools' involvement in the Government's flagship counter-terrorism strategy should be scrapped amid fears it is leadin...