Who Said It: The DUP Or Saudi Arabia's Sharia Police?

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK

The Tories are getting quite a bit of stick for a post-election deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), a party notorious for a range of contro...

Why Are Some Muslims in Britain Choosing Sharia?

Rumy Hasan | Posted 04.02.2017 | UK Politics
Rumy Hasan

Groundbreaking research on Sharia councils in Britain was presented at a debate in the House of Lords on 12th January. Chaired by Labour MP George How...

What Would a True Islamic State Look Like?

Damir Rafi | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Damir Rafi

A State in which its Muslim citizens are prepared not only to live in peace with those of other faiths, but be willing to fight and die to safeguard their rights. A State in which a matchless spirit of peace is forged on the precepts of complete justice. A State in which there exists unity in diversity, in which there is light and compassion instead of darkness and hatred...

Dara: A Battle for Hearts and Minds

Tehmina Kazi | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tehmina Kazi

Set in 17th century India, Dara tells the story of two Royal brothers - Aurangzeb (Sargon Yelda) and Dara (Zubin Varla) - who are pitted against each other in a battle for succession. In a poignant reminder of how little has changed in 400 years, Puritanism competes with opulence, regression with enlightenment, and dogma with humanism.

Sharia Law Versus Secular Democracy

Peter Tatchell | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK
Peter Tatchell

Speaker after speaker last Saturday warned of an Islamist agenda of stealthy, creeping, subtle Sharification. This involves sustained attempts by Islamists to pressure public institutions, in the name of religious freedom and multiculturalism, to make special allowances for their reactionary sectarian clerical values.

Crucifixion For 'Criminals' And 10 Other Terrifying New Laws ISIS Will Impose On Iraq

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK

On Iraq's Western border, the masked jihadists of ISIS have been quite literally bulldozing the frontier of a new Islamic state, merging the Iraqi are...

Let's Be Honest About Britain's Islamophobia

Ben White | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Politics
Ben White

'Muslim' vs. 'non-Muslim' distinctions are irrelevant to the biggest problems facing Britain and many other countries, such as economic inequality and global warming - the same crises caused and exacerbated by those who seek to distract us with fear and division.

Inspired Bigotry: Meet the Salafists Behind the Law Society

Chris Moos | Posted 21.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Moos

quickly came to the defense of the Law Society, dismissing any critique as 'Islamophobic' and 'another sharia scare story'. Yet, several important questions remain unanswered.

Mehdi Hasan

'This Is Personal To Me' | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Politics

"There is no doubt that the word 'sharia' carries huge challenges in relation to public relations," declares the UK's most senior Muslim minister, Bar...

Ukip Attempts To Veil Debate On Sharia Law

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage's pledge that he was proud Ukip politicians could "say what they like" lasted all of around 30 minutes at the party's spring conference, ...

US State To Pass Law Allowing Discrimination Against Gays

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- On Wednesday the Senate in Arizona passed legislation that would allow businesses and state employees to deny services to any customer bas...

Muslim Vigilante Who Terrorised East London Given Asbo

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

A Muslim convert who took part in vigilante patrols around the capital and called for 'Sharia state' in the UK has been barred from preaching in publi...

Acting Together for Economic Justice

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Muhammad Abdul Bari

Today's decision to cap the cost of payday loans did not emerge in a vacuum. It is the fruit of years of determined campaigning, which started in chu...

Muslims Are an Asset to Britain's Economy

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Muhammad Abdul Bari

In spite of huge political crisis in some parts of the Muslim world, Islamic finance has done remarkably well. The Prime Minister has realised that "Islamic finance is growing 50% faster than traditional banking and when global Islamic investments are set to grow to £1.3 trillion by 2014, we want to make sure a big proportion of that new investment is made here in Britain," he said.

'We Are Coming Down The Road #EDL'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Two men have been arrested after the EDL and members of the Muslim community held demonstrations in the London borough of Tower Hamlets. ...

Judge Rules On EDL Petition To March Through 'Sharia' Suburb

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Two men have been arrested after the EDL and members of the Muslim community held demonstrations in the London borough of Tower Hamlets. ...

Indonesia Miss World Contest Protested By Islamic Hard-Liners

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK

Shouting "Allah akbar" and "Go to hell Miss World", more than 200 Islamic hard-liners staged a rally in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Tuesday t...

Is Society Pushing Motherhood Out?

Shohana Khan | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Shohana Khan

Motherhood has always been an undying role in every society, crucial for the future of the human race. The question we need to ask ourselves today is,...

Topless Tunisian Protester 'Facing Two Years In Jail' After Femen Protest

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK

Activist Amina Tyler is reportedly facing two years in jail after her arrest in Tunisia earlier this month. The 19-year-old, who was threatened wi...

Topless Activist 'Arrested In Tunisia' (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Topless Tunisian Protester 'Facing Two Years In Jail' After Femen Protest There are reports activist Amina Tyler has been arrested after da...

Supporting Converts to Islam Should Concern Us All

Ruqaiyah Hibell | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK
Ruqaiyah Hibell

Many converts report feeling isolated and alone, following the initial euphoria that greets their conversions. The existing and often limited provision of services available to them requires urgent development, plus better engagement with members of heritage Muslims communities.


Inna Shevchenko | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Inna Shevchenko

We are at war... A war between two eras. A war between a mentality that belongs to Middle Ages and a 21st Century mentality. A war between civilization and backwardness, between freedom and oppression, war between democracy and dictatorship.

Naive Activism: Abuse of Women Is Always, Everywhere, Abuse

Jane Fae | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Fae

I know I can be naïve. Western-centred too. I write and campaign on a range of issues loosely described as "womens' issues" and "lgbt issues": but my focus, mostly, is on those things that go on in the UK, then Europe and, because of family ties, Eastern Europe.

Landmark Case Could Lead To Beth Din And Sharia Divorces In UK

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK

A High Court decision approving the terms of a divorce under rabbinical law, the first in British legal history, could lead to similar settlements by ...

Christian Taxi-Driver 'Beheaded By Syrian Rebels & Fed To Dogs'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK

A Christian man was beheaded by Syrian rebels and fed to dogs, a nun has told a British newspaper. Speaking to The Sunday Times, Sister Agnes-Mari...