Muslims in Britain

Naveed Khan

Muslim Student Named one of London’s Most Influential People

Medical student Naveed Khan has been named in the Evening Standard’s ‘Progress 1000’, a list of London’s most influential people of 2016. Featured in the ‘Equality Champions’ category, Naveed was chosen for his dedication to creating a more equal society, … read more

News

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Horrors mount in Syria

The BBC reports, ‘The UN has suspended all aid convoys in Syria after a devastating attack on its lorries near Aleppo on Monday. The strikes, which witnesses say came from the air, came hours after Syria declared a week-old US-Russia … read more

Ideas

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Pope Francis & Francis of Assisi

Paul Vallely in thecairoreview.com When Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected the bishop of Rome in 2013, he took the name Francis. He was the first man to do so in the two-thousand-year history of the papacy. He was the first, … read more

Featured Videos

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Riding the Tiger

Wide-ranging and erudite discourse by Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (Dr Tim Winter) at the Cambridge Muslim College with critiques of the Enlightenment and a lament on modern times. The talk provides invaluable insights  on dissenting voices within the European philosophical tradition … read more

Events

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The Child Abuse Enquiry

Beatrix Campbell in the Guardian, ‘Lowell Goddard has told us what we know – that sexual crimes against children are too big, too tolerated and altogether too much. Goddard, the New Zealand judge who resigned from the inquiry into historical … read more

Announcements

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Religious Architectures’ Futures

From http://www.baronesswarsifoundation.org/ Baroness Warsi’s Initiative We’re back on the road again! On 13 September, our ‘Modern Places of Worship’ debate series will make its second stop in Woking. As home to the Shah Jahan, the UK’s first purpose-built mosque, we … read more

Biographies

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The Cricket Star

Nauman Khan’s biographical entry, “. . . His 499 came for Karachi against Bhawalpur in 1959. It was an achievement that stood unsurpassed for 35 years.  In 1958 Hanif had set his epic record for the longest innings in Test … read more

Surveillance State

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UK’s undercover agents

Philip Oltermann in the Guardian, ‘The German government has written to the British Home Office asking for the Pitchford inquiry into undercover policing to be extended to covert operations by British police in Germany.  The inquiry, which was set up … read more