Category Archives: Left Oriented Media

Young British Muslims are becoming much more liberal – but they aren’t less religious as a result

Muslims, especially second generation Muslims, seem to be finding ways to reconcile British culture with religion. It’s only natural that, when Islamic thought has adapted to the context in Malaysia, in Pakistan and in Egypt, it can do so in

Young British Muslims are becoming much more liberal – but they aren’t less religious as a result

Muslims, especially second generation Muslims, seem to be finding ways to reconcile British culture with religion. It’s only natural that, when Islamic thought has adapted to the context in Malaysia, in Pakistan and in Egypt, it can do so in

As an imam, I’m often asked about women’s role in Islam – and this is my message for International Women’s Day

I am often asked about women’s role in Islam. The reality is that women are an integral part of both Islam and Britain alike. The Quran regards men and women as equals in the sight of God. It’s time, then,

As an imam, I’m often asked about women’s role in Islam – and this is my message for International Women’s Day

I am often asked about women’s role in Islam. The reality is that women are an integral part of both Islam and Britain alike. The Quran regards men and women as equals in the sight of God. It’s time, then,

Denmark poised to ban Islamic full-face veils

The Danish government is poised to become the next European country to introduce a ban on Islamic full-face coverings in public places. The government said it planned to fine people who wore items including the burqa and the niqab which

Denmark poised to ban Islamic full-face veils

The Danish government is poised to become the next European country to introduce a ban on Islamic full-face coverings in public places. The government said it planned to fine people who wore items including the burqa and the niqab which

No one talks about the fact that in sharia courts, British Muslim women have fewer rights than women in Islamic countries

Channel 4 has commissioned a documentary titled The Truth About Muslim Marriage, to be shown this Tuesday. It examines whether Britain’s centuries-old marriage laws need to be updated to reflect and better serve today’s multifaith society. The sighs and groans

No one talks about the fact that in sharia courts, British Muslim women have fewer rights than women in Islamic countries

Channel 4 has commissioned a documentary titled The Truth About Muslim Marriage, to be shown this Tuesday. It examines whether Britain’s centuries-old marriage laws need to be updated to reflect and better serve today’s multifaith society. The sighs and groans

Islamic faith school’s segregation of boys and girls ruled unlawful sex discrimination by Court of Appeal

An Islamic faith school’s policy of segregating boys from girls is unlawful sex discrimination, Court of Appeal judges have said in a landmark ruling. Ofsted placed the mixed-sex Al-Hijrah school in Birmingham into special measures last June after it claimed

Islamic faith school’s segregation of boys and girls ruled unlawful sex discrimination by Court of Appeal

An Islamic faith school’s policy of segregating boys from girls is unlawful sex discrimination, Court of Appeal judges have said in a landmark ruling. Ofsted placed the mixed-sex Al-Hijrah school in Birmingham into special measures last June after it claimed

Hate crime targeting UK mosques more than doubled in past year, figures show

Hate crimes targeting mosques across the UK more than doubled between 2016 and 2017, new figures have revealed. Police forces recorded 110 hate crimes directed at Muslim places of worship between March and July this year, up from 47 over

Hate crime targeting UK mosques more than doubled in past year, figures show

Hate crimes targeting mosques across the UK more than doubled between 2016 and 2017, new figures have revealed. Police forces recorded 110 hate crimes directed at Muslim places of worship between March and July this year, up from 47 over

Government urged to agree formal definition of anti-Muslim prejudice to tackle discrimination

Independent report on ‘Unlocking British Muslim Potential’ stresses need to define hate crimes against followers of Islam in the same way anti-Semitism was demarcated last year. The Government should adopt a definition of anti-Muslim prejudice and commission an independent review

Government urged to agree formal definition of anti-Muslim prejudice to tackle discrimination

Independent report on ‘Unlocking British Muslim Potential’ stresses need to define hate crimes against followers of Islam in the same way anti-Semitism was demarcated last year. The Government should adopt a definition of anti-Muslim prejudice and commission an independent review