Safeguarding civil liberties over increased security is not a case of “heads or tails”

Dilly Hussain is the deputy editor of 5Pillars. You can follow him on Twitter @DillyHussain88 Dilly Hussain explains how the UK will eventually become a...

We need to challenge authorities over killing of Mohammed Yasser Yaqub

Maz Saleem is the daughter of Mohammed Saleem who was murdered by the white supremacist Pavlo Lapshyn. You can follow her on Twitter @CampaignerMaz Maz...

CAGE declines invitation to conference organised by Prevent-funded group

Asim Qureshi, of the advocacy group CAGE, writes an open letter to Imams Online declining an invitation to appear at an upcoming conference organised...

Nine political priorities for Muslims in 2017

Imran Shah is a political blogger. You can follow him on Twitter @ImranShah884 With Muslims suffering from state Islamophobia and oppression, Imran Shah comes up...

Will the Syrian ceasefire hold?

Veteran Arab journalist Abdel Bari Atwan argues that the latest Syrian ceasefire has more chance of holding than the previous ones because it includes...

Imam Zaid Shakir: “Shaykh Hamza Yusuf is not a racist”

Co-founder of Zaytuna College, Imam Zaid Shakir, explains why his long-time friend and colleague Shaykh Hamza Yusuf is not a racist, in response to...

Review: The state of the Middle East in 2016

Abdul-Latif Halimi reviews the current situation of the Middle East, discussing the most significant developments that have occurred in 2016. 2016 has been a turbulent...

Why did Fiyaz Mughal of TellMAMA attack CAGE and MEND?

MPACUK spokesperson Raza Nadim says that Muslim activists don't have a problem with TellMAMA because they are anti-Semitic, they have a problem with TellMAMA...

Murder in Ankara: Trouble ahead for Turkey

Abdel Bari Atwan is the editor of the Arabic news website raialyoum Abdel Bari Atwan argues that the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey...

Three short lessons from the life and death of Junaid Jamshed

Babar Ahmad was a former political prisoner. You can read his blog here. Babar Ahmad draws lessons from the life and death of Junaid Jamshed,...
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