Islam Channel fined £40K for ‘antisemitic hate speech’

Media regulator Ofcom has fined Islam Channel £40,000 over a documentary it broadcast in 2021 which constituted "antisemitic hate speech." Ofcom said Islam Channel had been sanctioned for "serious and repeated breaches" of  broadcasting rules...

Muslims back independent inquiry into Leicester violence

Muslims in Leicester are backing what they describe as a truly independent inquiry into the violence and unrest in the city last year, which is running concurrently to an official government inquiry which the...

Pro Palestine activist Nazim Ali avoids work ban for anti-Zionist remarks

A pro-Palestine campaigner has narrowly avoided being banned from practising his profession after the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) decided that statements he had made against Zionists and Israel were not intended to be antisemitic. But...

Peckham shop CCTV shows new angle to confrontation

CCTV footage casts new light on a confrontation between a shopkeeper and customer in London that has sparked protests and calls for a boycott. Activists accuse the shopkeeper in Peckham of racism, while he says...


France bans its athletes from wearing hijab at Paris Olympic Games

French athletes will not be allowed to wear the headscarf during the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, the country's sports minister has said. Appearing on France 3 TV on Sunday, Amelie Oudea-Castera expressed support for “strict secularism”...

Macron: French troops and diplomatic staff to leave Niger

Emmanuel Macron has announced that French troops in Niger, as well as France’s ambassador and its diplomatic staff, will leave the country. The news comes following months of protests against the French military and diplomatic presence...

Kashmiri leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq released from house detention

The Kashmiri separatist religious leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has been released by the Indian authorities after four years of house detention. Addressing an emotionally-charged gathering at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar yesterday, Farooq said the four years he spent...

Mohammed bin Salman: Saudi Arabia getting ‘closer’ to Israel normalisation

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said that the Kingdom is moving towards a deal to normalise relations with Israel. Speaking to Fox News, Bin Salman rebuffed reports that the process to establish relations...


French Muslims must never abandon hijab – even at the expense of their education

Shabnam Kulsoom draws upon her own experience of being pressured to compromise on her hijab...

Abaya ban: France drowns in hypocrisy as it tries to erase Islam

Juveriah Alam says France is destroying its own self-proclaimed "civil liberties" and "democratic values" in...

Empowering the future: Back to school

In the West we take the education of our children for granted but sadly that...

Big Tech is coming for your kids in ways you can’t even imagine

While parents and students are fixated on GSCE results today, blogger Najm Al-Din warns that...

British ulama visit Afghanistan: A hypocritical storm in teacup

Blogger Abdullah Noorudeen says media outrage at the recent visit of British ulama to Afghanistan...

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