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Speaking to The Guardian's Owen Jones last week, journalist Peter Oborne described how a "soft apartheid towards Muslims
Over the past couple of weeks, social media has been inundated with controversial videos and statuses from two groups of
I have previously ignored the continuous advice and recommendations from many film enthusiasts to watch The Hunger Games
PHOTO: Dilly assisting Waseem Iqbal distribute aid in the Sudanese quarter of "The Jungle" refugee camp in Calais. After
As Britain's Muslim community became more frustrated due to the draconian nature of Prevent, and its insistence in tarnishing mainstream Muslim organisations, speakers and activists as "extreme" for espousing normative Islamic beliefs, it was inevitable that a collective movement would emerge against it.
I had the pleasure of debating British history last weekend on the BBC Sunday Morning Live Show with lecturer and historian
In light of the debunked Trojan Horse investigation of an alleged "Islamist plot" to take over Birmingham state schools, the
With parties that have waged wars on sovereign Muslim countries, introduced laws that are common in Orwellian police states, and defended the right of a PPC to post offensive images of the most revered figure in Islam; Muslims are hardly spoilt for choice this General Election.
It is inevitable that the Western world is still recovering from the horrific images of British aid workers and American journalists being beheaded in orange jump suits, by a masked executioner with a London accent. But as difficult as it may be, there must be a genuine attempt in creating a nuanced approach to understand what leads individuals like Adebolajo and Emwazi to resort to such extreme measures.