New Home Secretary sits on political council of “Islamophobic” think-tank

It has emerged that the new Home Secretary Amber Rudd sits on the political council of the right-wing think-tank the Henry Jackson Society which...

EXCLUSIVE: Leeds secondary school bans the jilbab

A secondary school in Leeds has confirmed that it has banned the jilbab after a parent who wanted to send her daughter there made...

London will shortly get a Muslim mayor but I can’t find a Muslim who...

Roshan Muhammed Salih is 5Pillars editor. You can follow him on Twitter @RMSalih Roshan Muhammed Salih says that Sadiq Khan’s pro-Israel rhetoric during his London...

A statement by the 5Pillars editor on Penny Appeal’s article

About the author Roshan Muhammed Salih is editor of 5Pillars. You can follow him on Twitter @RMSalih     I have no desire to open up another can...

Penny Appeal spent 27% of its income on charity in 2014

Accounts submitted with the Charity Commission have revealed that Penny Appeal spent 27% of its income on charity during the 2014 financial year, writes...

Let 2016 be the year when the PREVENT agenda is buried for good

About the author Roshan Muhammed Salih is editor of 5Pillars. He has made several documentaries on the impact of the PREVENT strategy on the British...

Four strategies to combat media Islamophobia

Roshan Muhammed Salih outlines four strategies that Muslims should employ to counter the media Islamophobia which targets us daily. I’m not going to spend much...

Citizen Khan: A white, middle-class illusion of what Muslims should be like

The cardinal rule of comedy is that you have to make your audience laugh. If you don't it's not comedy. Therefore Citizen Khan is...

Al Jazeera English instructs staff not to call Syria’s Jabhat al Nusra “Al Qaeda”

Al Jazeera English has instructed all of its news and website staff not to refer to the official al-Qaeda franchise in Syria – Jabhat...

If John Ware thinks Cameron has gone too far, he really is in trouble

Roshan Muhammed Salih reviews John Ware's BBC Radio 4 documentary "Should Extremism be a Crime," and argues that if one of Britain's most Islamophobic...
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