More than 1,000 people, mostly Muslim Brotherhood supporters were killed by the Egyptian military Government this month, most of them on August 14.
Hundreds of Swedish women donned the hijab last week in support of a pregnant Muslim woman who was attacked earlier this month in Sweden. They posted their photos and support on the tweets and on face book.
Anti terrorism legislations enacted since the US embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania 15 years ago (pre-9/11) have mainly affected the civil liberties of Muslims in the UK. Muslims have been and continue to be under surveillance in nurseries, schools, universities, hospitals, gyms, mosques – almost every aspect of Muslim life.
The detention of David Miranda under Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000.has saturated news headlines as an abuse of the draconian stop-and-search powers at ports and airports. Welcome to the real word.
The world has stood by to witness the increasing horrors of the destruction of democracy in Egypt with the brutal murder of hundreds of grass root supporters of Mohamed Morsi, just over a year after he became the country’s first freely elected President
Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, insists that the Government is fully supportive of the National Health Service and has denied supporting calls for it to be privatised.
Prime Minister, David Cameron, is looking at the growing problem of attacks against the Muslim community after initially remaining silent in the aftermath of a series of bombings targeting mosques last month.
The Tooting MP won MP of the Year award at an event held in Parliament.
Ex-MI6 officer Harry Ferguson commenced a week-long hunger strike on August 12 in support of Shaker Aamer – the last British resident prisoner held at the US Guantanamo Bay detention camp.
‘Flash mob Iftars’, a derivation of the spontaneous dance events, have grown in popularity and give Muslims a chance to share food at the breaking of their fast in the month of Ramadan.
Since the start of February to date, the Muslim Association of Croydon (MAC) have been running the ‘Feeding the Homeless Project’ every Friday evening.
Variations on the name Muhammad have shown to be the second most popular boys’ name in England and Wales last year, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics.
A high profile case concerning a pro-Palestinian activist from East Sussex who had her water meter removed on discovering it had been supplied from a company operating in Occupied Territories in Palestine may pave the way for thousands of other Southern Waters clients to follow in her footsteps.
A mosque in the Sri Lankan capital has been closed after an attack by a Buddhist mob earlier this month in which five people were hurt.
Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed, reappointed Jaber Al-Mubarak as Prime Minister on July 29, following the parliamentary elections on July 27.
A soldier was arrested in France on suspicion of planning to fire shots at a mosque near the eastern city of Lyon, the Interior Ministry announced on August 11.
A teenager in the Parisian suburb of Trappes - which was the location of violent confrontations between youths and the police last month - was the victim of a vicious, hate crime motivated attack by two “European-looking” men on the evening of August 12.
An EDL supporter was arrested on July 20 during a demonstration by the anti-Islam far-right group in Centenary square, Birmingham.
Home Office’s contentious ‘Go Home or Face Arrest’ campaign is under investigation by the Advertising Standards Authority after watchdog received 60 complaints from the public accusing the campaign of being racist, misleading and inciting racial tension.
Stones were thrown at a Bletchley mosque in Milton Keynes
The Court of Justice of the European Union recently considered the case of Riežniece v Zemkopibas Ministrija, a case referred to them by the Latvian Courts.
The author of this book is a director of DEMOS, a think tank based in London, and former Editor of Prospect magazine. The topic of this book is immigration, its successes and failures, from the Second World War to the present
The local franchise in Yemen, al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula, has struck within the borders of the country, the deadliest attack killing over 100 Yemeni soldiers in May 2012, and has attempted to attack the West, most famously with the failed underwear bomb of Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmuttalib.
I was impressed recently to hear Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, attacking payday lenders such as Wonga on Radio 4’s Today Programme.
The English education system as redesigned by Education Secretary, Michael Gove, is, in short, in chaos.
Food security is one of the greatest challenges facing this generation; with soil degradation, crop losses due to climate change, and water scarcity, combined with a population at an upwards of seven billion people
The dromedary camel of Arabia may be the source of a mysterious respiratory virus that emerged without warning last year
Raised blood sugar levels seem to be associated with an increased risk of dementia, even in people who do not have diabetes, a study has found.
Mohamed “Mo” Farah has been hailed as Britain’s best ever athlete after completing an historic double-double of Olympic and world Championship gold.
Muslim footballer Papiss Demba Cisse donned Newcastle United’s controversial Wonga strip for the first time in a friendly match on July 30.