Salma Yaqoob

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Break-Up Of Iraq?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 13 June 2014... 1) THE BREAK-UP OF IRAQ? Back in 2006, the influential US diplomat and veter...

Salma Yaqoob Calls Tory Iain Duncan Smith A 'Scrounger' On BBC's Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK

Salma Yaqoob called Tory bigwig Iain Duncan Smith a “scrounger” on Thursday’s Question Time, attacking the secretary for works and pensions ove...

I Want to Believe Tommy Robinson Has Seen the Error in His Ways, But I'm Finding It Difficult to Do

Salma Yaqoob | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Salma Yaqoob

Robinson thinks that by partnering with the Quilliam Foundation, who also label practically everyone in the Muslim community who do not share their particular views as 'extremists', he has developed a new ingenious strategy to mainstream his cause. If the somewhat fawning response of the media is to go by, he may well be on to something. It was striking how he was allowed to continuously make references to the dangers of Islamic extremism in broad brush stokes, without challenge or definition, smearing an entire community, conjuring up an image of a sinister 'enemy within'.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Westminster For Sale, Week Two?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Sunday 9 June 2013... 1) WESTMINSTER FOR SALE, WEEK TWO? First Patrick Mercer. Now Tim Yeo. From the Sunday T...

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'We Had No Idea How Massive This Would Be' (PICTURES) | Jessica Elgot | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK

It remains the biggest demonstration in British history, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of London on February 15 to oppose Britai...

George Galloway Banned By The NUS After Rape Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 04.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The National Union of Students has banned George Galloway for being a "rape denier", despite a last-ditch plea from a member of his office who claimed...

Salma Yaqoob Quits As Respect Party Leader After Galloway Rape Comments

Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Politics

Salma Yaqoob has quit as leader of the Respect Party after its standard-bearer and founder George Galloway caused outrage with his comments about rape...