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Tarnishing Muslim Doctors

Letter to BMJ Editor-in-Chief: The British Islamic Medical Association (BIMA) is shocked by the decision of the BMJ Editorial Team to publish the two articles in Duncan Gardham’s work “Doctors and Islamic State”. Gardham focusses on a handful of individuals and … read more

Abdullah Yusuf Ali: On Death

Grief at loss of young Muslim leader, 4th July 2015 What happens at death? It is certainly not the end of all things. It may end what Tennyson calls ‘the petty cobwebs that we have spun’, but it brings us … read more

MCB: A sermon for peace

The Muslim Council of Britain has proposed the following Juma khutba for mosques: The past few years and especially this week has been a difficult time for all of us, and we have seen innocent people die at the hands … read more

Tunisia Horror

Adam Withnall and Ian Johnston in the Independent: British survivors of the Tunisia beach massacre have praised the actions of locals who formed a human shield to protect tourists and “saved many lives”. Images obtained by Sky News showed gunman Seifeddine Rezgui … read more

Bennabi on Ramadan

The month of Ramadan is an interval in Time. It is its moment of systolic or diastolic heartbeat. Whichever, the interval marks the annual, cyclical return of the sacred. Life is sacred. This is to be reaffirmed, to give man … read more

Home Office at odds with PM

Home Office

Graeme Demianyk reports in The Huffington Post: Charles Farr, Theresa May’s most senior counter terrorism adviser, warned against the urge to “overstate” extremism in the UK when as little as a hundred were being radicalised within a British Muslim population of … read more