Crisis Aid sacks CEO Qadeer Baksh for gross misconduct

The Luton-based charity Crisis Aid has sacked its CEO, Qadeer Baksh, for gross misconduct. The sacking comes after an investigation conducted by an external barrister...

Pro-Israel, pro-LGBT activist Elizabeth Arif-Fear is employed by Islamic Relief

5Pillars understands that the pro-Israel, pro-LGBT activist Elizabeth Arif-Fear has been employed by Islamic Relief for several years as a copywriter and editor. Over the last...

Amir Khan slams Penny Appeal after child sexual allegations at Gambian orphanage

British boxer Amir Khan has issued a scathing statement criticising Penny Appeal after allegations of child sexual abuse in one the charity’s orphanages in...

Mesut Ozil challenges Arsenal to say ‘Muslim Lives Matter’

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has criticised the London club's response to his comments about the persecution of Uyghur Muslims and has called on the Gunners...

IHRC: BBC has targeted Muslims during coronavirus pandemic

The Islamic Human Rights Commission has accused the BBC of targeting Muslims during the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter of complaint by IHRC chair Massoud...

Khalid Mahmood MP says Birmingham Kashmir rally shouldn’t have been allowed

Birmingham MP Khalid Mahmood, who is of Kashmiri origin, has criticised a Kashmir rally outside the city's council building last week which he said...

Mohammed Saleem killer admits making explosives in cell

The Nazi terrorist who killed Birmingham grandfather Mohammed Saleem has admitted making an explosive substance in his cell at a maximum-security jail. White supremacist Pavlo...

Maajid Nawaz apologises to Muslims and asks for forgiveness

Maajid Nawaz has apologised to Muslims and asked for forgiveness for his "harsh words" and "previous errors." In a long statement on Facebook, Nawaz said...

Luton Mayor resigns after breaking COVID lockdown rules

Luton Mayor Tahir Malik has resigned after he broke COVID-19 lockdown rules to attend a social gathering. Malik was pictured at a gathering in a garden,...

Proposal for Piccadilly Circus mosque withdrawn after racist complaints

An application to convert part of the Trocadero building in London's Piccadilly Circus into a mosque has been withdrawn after the plans received thousands...
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