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Taji Mustafa: Theresa May brands Muslim Community ‘Extremist’

Theresa May today used the Muslim Community as an election football by branding their core beliefs and values ‘extremist’ to appeal to right-wing voters. Separate seating for men and women, the Shariah, the establishment of the Caliphate are all core […]

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Hizb ut-Tahrir seminar exposes Prevent agenda and urges Muslims to defiantly hold on to Islamic values

15-March-2015 - Today in East London, Hizb ut-Tahrir addressed hundreds of Muslims including Imams, teachers, solicitors, community activists and parents at an event titled; 'Challenging counter-extremism policy'. Addressing


Philip Hammond The Government in Self Denial

Philip Hammond, the British Foreign Secretary, has waded into the debate over MI5 and whether this was a factor in radicalising Muhammad Emwazi with what appears to be


Would they call John Prescott an ‘apologist for terror’?

Former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott was always the Labour Party’s licensed maverick. Just weeks away from the general election, one could be forgiven for being


Muslim community rejects the State’s criminalisation of Islam and condemns moves to silence legitimate critique and dissent

This joint statement expresses a position with respect to the ongoing demonisation of Muslims in Britain, their values as well as prominent scholars, speakers and organisations. We, the undersigned


91 Years since the Destruction of the Khilafah

As much of the western world commemorates World War I (1914-1918) and looks at the role Europe played in ultimately defeating an aggressive Germany. Despite losing WWI, it


MI5, Jihadi John And The Road To Radicalisation

By Wasif Abu Yusuf Introduction As reports identify ‘Jihadi John’ to be Londoner Mohammed Emwazi, concern is being raised over the effects of his treatment at the hands of the

Cash for access claims

CASH FOR ACCESS Uncovers the Elephant in the Room

By Mazhar Khan The “cash for access” furore has once again awoken the elephant in the room, namely money and influence in a democracy. The various scandals; “cash for questions”,


Why do Western states seem to treat minorities so badly? Part Four

Questions for Muslims today As we learned from the way Islam melted people into a society, people generally - and minorities specifically - feel they have a stake in


Why do Western states seem to treat minorities so badly? Part Three

Answers from Islamic History A system much admired in European history for its achievements in Andalusia was the Islamic Caliphate. From its outset in the Middle East the Caliphate