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...

Muslim anti-Prevent activists should take control of ISIS narrative

It's time for anti-Prevent activists from the Muslim community to get their act together and take control of the ISIS narrative, argues Roshan Muhammed...

London primary school bans fasting during Ramadan

A primary school in East London has banned fasting during Ramadan, writes Roshan Muhammed Salih.  Barclay Primary School made the announcement in a letter...

Student suspensions lead to huge Islamophobia row at London college

Newham Sixth Form College (NewVic) in London is at the centre of a huge row about Islamophobia and the government's counter-terrorism policies after it...

Luton school accused of “profiling” kids over “extremism course”

A Luton school has been accused of trying to "profile" Muslim kids after it sent a letter to parents informing them that their children...

Muslim primary school kids “profiled for violent extremism”

5Pillars has learned that primary school kids in London are being made to fill in questionnaires which appear to be targeting Muslim children who...

5Pillars two years on – The successes and failures

Two years ago I launched 5Pillars with my colleague Dilly Hussain in an attempt to give British Muslims a professional, independent, non-sectarian online platform...

It’s time that Muslims strategically boycotted the media

The CAGE controversy over the past few weeks highlights the need for Muslims to strategically boycott certain media outlets and platforms, writes Roshan Muhammed...
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