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Fatima Manji Channel 4 News Journalist, on surviving a media firestorm

Fatima Manji, Channel 4 news journalist, on surviving a media firestorm and what happens when racism, sexism and Islamophobia collide. The talk was chaired by Nosheen Iqbal, The Guardian’s Women’s Editor. —– Women of the World festival 2017 WOW celebrates … read more

EU News

European Court’s ‘Hijab at the Workplace’ ruling

Statement from the Muslim Council of Britain, ‘It is a sad day for justice and equality.  At a time when populism and bigotry are at an all-time high, we fear that this ruling will serve as a green light to … read more

News

Westminster atrocity

BBC reports, ‘ Seven arrests have been made in raids following the Westminster attack that left four dead, police have said. Acting Deputy Commissioner and Head of Counter Terrorism Mark Rowley said hundreds of detectives have worked through the night, … read more

Biographies

Syed Shahabuddin, 1935-2017

Nauman Khan writes, ‘An Indian who worked as a diplomat for the Indian Foreign Service, Syed Shahabuddin later became a politician and served three terms from 1979-1996 as a member of the Parliament of India. He was known for his … read more

Ideas

The Rise & Decline of Pax Americana

In the second part of  ‘The history of Capitalism – a personal view’, Muhammad Nauman Khan explores the emergence of the USA’s “uni-polarity” and the eventual disappointing outcome of the ‘American dream’, adding There is an erosion of US economic and … read more

Blogs

For Christ’s sake?

Christian extremism on display – will it be called Christianist violence (apro pos the much bandied term ‘Islamic violence?). Of course not, because it will be said that one should take a holistic view of a religion’s teachings! Here is an unsavoury … read more

Opinion Piece

Professor Niyazi Eruslu – why under detention?

Professor Niyazi Eruslu, the founding Rector of Yalova University near Istanbul, has been held in detention in the aftermath of the coup attempt of 15 August 2016. While President Erdogan deserves to be much admired for his statesmanship, boldness and … read more

Muslims in Britain

Trojan Horse allegations found hollow

21st February 2016: Trojan Horse claim rejected BBC reports, ‘ A head teacher’s claims of a “Trojan Horse” Islamic takeover at a school have “no basis”, a council investigation has found. Patricia O’Donnell, head of Clarksfield Primary School, Oldham, also alleged she … read more

Islamicate Archives

Ghada Karmi: Remembering Balfour

Writing to the Editor of the Guardian, Britain’s colonial past is indeed still with us and nowhere more so than in the Middle East. Next year will mark the centenary of the Balfour declaration, a colonial document whose consequences were … read more