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Extremists – what us?

UK Jon Sharman, Dina Rickman in the Independent, 3 December 2016, ‘A family court judge told a father he was “unwise” to have taken his ultra-Orthodox Jewish children to a museum where images and exhibits depicted the theory of evolution. Judge Judith Rowe made the remark in a judgment on a fraught custody dispute between a…

Muslims in the Media

Softly, softly for some

Media sensationalist headlines for Muslims, but the kid glove treatment for others! Two recent news items highlight the disparity. The public is fed an image of Muslims as a problematic, fifth-column in the midst of society – each time there is an arrest, it makes the headlines but when charges are dropped or people acquitted…