The government must engage with Muslim students

24th October 2011

Nabil Ahmed, The New Statesman Islamic student societies are challenging extremism. Home Secretary Theresa May was responsible for the cancellation of a meeting between Islamic students and the civil service. Prime Minister Cameron claimed in his Munich speech that not only had multiculturalism failed, but that certain parts of British society (Muslims mainly) had been…

Britain’s Child Beggars

Abu Eesa Niamatullah - 20th October 2011

This is a must watch episode of Panaroma, on so many levels. It is a desperately sad eye-opener to the reality of what is happening with respect to child exploitation on our streets. Many Muslims have known about this going on for a long time now (considering it is most rife in heavily populated Muslim…

Why the Conservative frontbench broke off relations with Douglas Murray – and what happened afterwards

19th October 2011

Note: we might differ with Paul Goodman on a number of issues of course, but he certainly needs to be respected for some of his points below Paul Goodman, Conservative Home Blogs Islam and Islamism are different The struggle against Islamist extremism demands the separation of Islam, a complex religion, from Islamism, a political ideology….

“He is not one of us who does not show mercy to our young and respect our elderly.”

Abu Eesa Niamatullah - 17th October 2011

The Prophet Muhammad (upon whom be peace) said, “He is not one of us who does not show mercy to our young and respect our elderly.” Please read Madeleine Bunting’s superb piece below on a current disturbing trend which should lead citizens from all faith backgrounds to reflect on their own mindsets and attitudes. ________________…

Biased FBI Training – Islamophobic Brainwashing

15th October 2011

Jamal Anderson, UmmahPulse US reports and work by CAIR recently identified anti-Muslim propaganda is be used for FBI counter-terrorism training. Publications written by anti-Muslim writers such as  Robert Spencer, who influenced the Norwegian terrorist Anders Brevik, are readily available in book shelves of FBI training centres and their concepts are being taught during FBI counter-terrorism training….

Do YOU have what it takes to be a UK Citizen?

Abu Eesa Niamatullah - 12th October 2011

Yesterday’s announcement by David Cameron on a shake-up in policies concerning UK immigration has been leading to bemusement across British social networks. You might have already heard about this little sample UK Citizenship Test and the fact that not a single person you know has passed it. Here, see for yourself: Life in the UK:…

Gladstone’s Library opens Islamic House of Wisdom room

1st Ethical CT - 10th October 2011

BBC News An Islamic reading room has opened in Gladstone’s Library in Hawarden, Flintshire, to help promote inter-faith understanding and co-operation. The library was founded by Victorian prime minister William Gladstone. The room is called the House of Wisdom, after a library of the Islamic “golden age,” the Bayt al-Hikma. The library attracts global scholars…

We loved you Sarah because you made us all feel smart

8th October 2011

Christina Patterson, The Independent Frankenstein couldn’t have done any better. Or maybe it was Frankenstein, and not Chuck and Sally Heath, who created the walking, talking, blinking, winking, grinning, snarling, hair-tossing Rocky Horror Show of a creature that was unleashed three years ago as a prospective leader of the Western world. You could almost see…

A Worthy Reminder For All

Abu Eesa Niamatullah - 6th October 2011

Humans are strange in the way they forget their mortality so much, yet it is when one of us leaves this life do we suddenly appreciate then the so many lessons and wisdoms of what bigger and better people have been telling us for centuries. With the sad death of Steve Jobs come exactly the…

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