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iEngage is a group set up in 2008 by former MCB spokesman Inayat Bunglawala and Islam Channel CEO Mohamed Ali Harrath. It says its aim is “to help empower and encourage British Muslims within local communities to be more actively involved in British media and politics”.
In practice, its mission is the protection and [...]
Posted: November 19th, 2013 under Islamism.
So the Islamic preacher Ismail Menk is in the UK now. However, it appears that his university tour has been cancelled.
This is probably a good thing for the poor man. He might be in proximity to homosexuals on a university campus. And he doesn’t like that one bit. Listen to this [...]
Readers of this blog may find this segment of today’s BBC “Sunday Politics” show interesting. It features Farooq Murad of the Muslim Council of Britain and covers issues and names that will be familiar.
This is a direct link to the segment on iPlayer, which can be copied and pasted into a browser:
If that doesn’t [...]
Posted: November 3rd, 2013 under Islamism.
It seems we now live in a society where Tommy Robinson is regarded as the Messiah., according to Dr Chris Allen:-
Hyperreality is a term that has been used to characterise our inability to distinguish reality from fantasy. Those such as Jean Baudrillard have defined hyperreality as being a means of viewing ‘reality by proxy’, one [...]
After – in fact during – the hideous massacre in Nairobi The Guardian has really outclassed itself with its special brand of fatuity, which causes old Guardianastas like me to swallow a little vomit.
There was Jenkins’ ludicrous piece. It’s neatly summed up here and has been much linked to in derision.
There was Giles Foden:-
This is a cross-post by Sam Westrop
In late August, the Al Maghrib Institute, an extreme Wahhabi group, is hosting a seminar on “entertainment and recreation in Islam.” The seminar will include a discussion on “how to advise someone to stop listening to music.”
The Al Maghrib Institute is based in Texas but also has branches in [...]
Cross-posted from Shiraz Socialist.
It’s not hard to find a skunk ready to lie and cause mayhem in order to advance the power of their religion:-
At a Council of churchmen and magnates called to Clermont in France and in a flurry of papal letters accompanying it around 1095, Urban [Pope Urban II] described renewed but completely [...]
This is a guest post by Hafeez Gupta
Some of our readers may recall Sabin Khan (formerly Sabin Malik) from back in 2010 when it was widely reported she had conspired behind the Home Secretary’s back to get the hate preacher Zakir Naik into the country (a sackable offence for a civil servant). This incident [...]
There have been plenty of persuasive pieces written about supplying arms to the Syrian rebels of late. Notably, last week Nick Cohen wrote how “Syria is bleeding to death and the west stands by” arguing that “the western leadership is shamefully indifferent to the abuses committed by Assad”.
William Hague and David Cameron, along with the French, [...]
Peter Tatchell writes:
The BNP & EDL claim to oppose Islamist extremist bigotry but in reality they generalise and abuse all Muslims. Many of their protests are menacing, even violent.
Islam is not the main problem. Islamist fundamentalism and violent jihad are what we should focus on opposing. It is important to make a clear distinction between [...]