Articles by: 5Pillarz

All members of Rochdale family detained under terrorism charges released

All members of Rochdale family detained under terrorism charges released

UK 18th April 2015 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

All members of a Rochdale family arrested under terrorism legislation have been released without charge and their property restored to them. Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that six people – a 21-year-old man arrested at Birmingham Airport, two women and two men aged between 22 and 47 held at Manchester […]

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LBC radio give Islamophobic, racist Katie Hopkins her own show

LBC radio give Islamophobic, racist Katie Hopkins her own show

UK 18th April 2015 at 8:26 pm 0 comments

London’s LBC radio station has been accused of condoning Islamophobia and racism after giving the renowed extremist media personality Katie Hopkins her own one-off show tomorrow morning Sunday 19th April from 10am to 12pm. Social media users have been in uproar over the decision to give a platform to a […]

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As more civilians die the Yemen tragedy can only get worse

As more civilians die the Yemen tragedy can only get worse

Opinion 17th April 2015 at 6:42 pm 0 comments

The Saudi-led coalition enters the fourth week of its aerial bombardment of Houthi positions in Yemen and the death toll among civilians stands at more than 1,000, writes Abdel Bari Atwan. With no imminent prospect of dialogue to reach a negotiated settlement, the situation can only get worse. There have […]

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UKIP candidate Steve Latham

UKIP candidate condemns “evil cult of Islam”

UK 17th April 2015 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

A UKIP candidate standing for Parliament has described Islam as an “evil cult,” reports the Express & Star. Steve Latham, who is aiming to win in West Bromwich East, made the remarks on his Facebook page. UKIP is standing by him after investigating. The party could not drop him as […]

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Liverpool FC to take action against Islamophobic fan

Liverpool FC to take action against Islamophobic fan

UK 17th April 2015 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Liverpool Football Club have said they will take action against a man who called two Muslim men “a disgrace” for praying at Anfield. In a statement Liverpool FC said: “Last month, Liverpool Football Club received complaints of a tweet showing an image of Muslim fans praying during half-time at Anfield […]

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Anjem Choudary and Andrew Gilligan: Two sides of same coin

Anjem Choudary and Andrew Gilligan: Two sides of same coin

Opinion 16th April 2015 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

Day by day the atmosphere and undercurrent of resentment and mistrust is getting more pronounced for the Muslim community in the UK, writes Tariq Drabu. As a UK born and raised Muslim professional I personally am growing uneasy. My faith and the questioning of my loyalty to this country is […]

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Man appears in court over Abdul Hadi Arwani murder

Man appears in court over Abdul Hadi Arwani murder

UK 14th April 2015 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Syrian-born preacher Abdul Hadi Arwani, who was found shot dead in his car in north-west London. Mr Arwani, a British national, was found dead on 7 April in Wembley. Leslie Cooper, 36, of Nightingale Road, Brent, appeared at Camberwell […]

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Maajid Nawaz

Lib Dem sources: “Maajid Nawaz’s political career is over”

UK 13th April 2015 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

Sources within the Liberal Democrats have told 5Pillars that Maajid Nawaz’s political career is “over” following revelations that he visited a strip club in July last year, writes Roshan Muhammed Salih. The sources said that Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg himself considers Nawaz to be “finished” and thinks that his […]

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Is Pakistan an independent or a US proxy state?

Is Pakistan an independent or a US proxy state?

Opinion 13th April 2015 at 3:09 am 0 comments

Since its creation Pakistan has remained in the hands of foreign powers with laws and policies that they have defined for it, writes Pakistani blogger Ahsan Ansari. From the days when Pakistan achieved so-called independence from the British Raj/British-occupied India, we can find that the first two Military Generals (Chief […]

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Maajid Nawaz

Maajid Nawaz filmed “harassing” a stripper in East London night club

UK 10th April 2015 at 11:32 pm 1 comment

The Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has called on the Liberal Democrats to drop Maajid Nawaz as a parliamentary candidate after he was filmed “harassing” a stripper a few months before he got married last year, writes Roshan Muhammed Salih. Nawaz, who heads the “counter-extremism” think-tank the Quilliam Foundation, was […]

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