Film classifier didn’t consult Muslims before greenlighting Lady of Heaven

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The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) did not consult any Muslim experts before giving the anti-Sunni hate film The Lady of Heaven the green light...

Moazzam Begg gets right to a UK passport back after eight years

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Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner and CAGE Outreach Director Moazzam Begg has won back the right to his British passport after he launched a legal...

Doctor who asked Muslim woman to remove veil guilty of misconduct

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A doctor has been found guilty of misconduct by a medical tribunal after ordering a Muslim woman to remove her veil and criticising patients’ English...

Cineworld cancels future screenings of The Lady of Heaven

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The cinema chain Cineworld has confirmed to 5Pillars that it has cancelled future screenings of the blasphemous film The Lady of Heaven. The announcement comes...

Queen honours Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie

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Salman Rushdie, the author of the blasphemous novel The Satanic Verses, has been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Following his receipt of a...

Poll: Most Brits aren’t interested in the Jubilee

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Fifty four per cent of Brits aren't interested in the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, according to a YouGov poll. The poll showed 54% were "not very"...

Charity Commission shuts down charity which funded Dr Zakir Naik’s Peace TV

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The Charity Commission has shut down an Islamic charity linked to Dr Zakir Naik's Peace TV after the National Secular Society repeatedly raised concerns...

Fizza Ahmed’s loved ones organise charity fun day and tribute on June 5

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Family and friends of Fizza Ahmed, who passed away in April in Manchester, will commemorate what would have been her birthday with a charity event...

There are 1.7 million lesbians, gays and bisexuals over-16 in the UK

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An estimated 3.1% of the UK population aged 16 years and over identified as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) in 2020 - an increase...

Govt encourages mosques and Muslim schools to apply for security funding

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Mosques and Muslim faith schools have been given access to £24.5 million for security measures to protect their premises, the security minister has announced. The...