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Sudan Death Penalty and the Apostasy Issue

This week’s court ruling in Sudan sentencing Dr Meriam Yahya Ibrahim to death for abandoning Islam is highly regrettable but should come as no surprise to observers of the Muslim world. It seems unlikely that the Sudanese authorities would proceed with … Continue reading

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More Developments in the “Muslim Plot to Take-over Schools” story

The past twenty-four hours have seen additional developments in the story involving the alleged plot involving a leaked document purportedly describing how some Muslims are planning to take-over schools in heavily Muslim populated areas using some highly unethical methods. Tahir Alam – whose … Continue reading

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“Muslim Plot” to “Take-over” Schools

There is a huge amount of coverage today about an alleged plot by what on the face of it appears to be a tiny but highly committed group of Muslim activists in Birmingham to takeover state schools in Muslim areas. The story … Continue reading

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Hamja Ahsan on How the British State Has Terrorised His Family

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“Trigger Happy”: Amnesty’s New Report Upsets UK’s Jewish Establishment

A new report published by the human rights organisation Amnesty International about Israel’s actions in the Occupied West Bank has caused anger amongst the UK’s most senior Jewish establishment. In its report entitled “Trigger Happy: Israel’s Use of Excessive Force … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Speech at the Nelson Mandela Memorial

Just a magnificent speech from President Obama – there is just so much to ponder over and learn from. Around the world today, men and women are still imprisoned for their political beliefs; and are still persecuted for what they … Continue reading

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TV Review: Light and Dark

Professor Jim al-Khalili’s new two-part science series Light and Dark began to be broadcast on Monday on BBC4 – you can still catch it for another two weeks on BBC’s I-Player here. Khalili began by taking us back to the … Continue reading

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