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Who is Dr Salman Butt?

This is a guest post by Amjad Khan
Recent reports suggest a man by the name of Dr Salman Butt is to launch a legal challenge against the British government and their Prevent policy after he was labelled an ‘extremist’ and ‘hate preacher’ in a Downing Street press release.  According to a news story on the [...]

Why Not Both?

Although potentially a good writer/commentator, Owen Jones strikes me as wanting to believe in the white/black hat theories of political power rather than actually believing that tosh.
Plainly he was shaken by the act of soul-destroying evil which unfolded at Orlando. Like the victims of the Bataclan, those here are disproportionately young. Whilst they [...]

A dossier on the AlMaghrib Institute

The AlMaghrib Institute got a mention in this recent post detailing the dubious views of supposed moderate Omar Suleiman. Here’s an enthusiastic explanation of AlMaghrib’s mission and scope:
AlMaghrib Institute is the largest academic institute in the Western world dedicated to teaching classical Islamic sciences. With over thirty-five thousand students and counting, and over thirty locations, [...]

Labour MEP Afzal Khan, Jamaat-e-Islami and Responsibility

Here’s Labour MEP Afzal Khan comparing the Israeli government to Nazis in 2014:

This stupid, base and hurtful slur has earned Mr Afzal nothing more than a mild rebuke from the Labour party rather than suspension. He has simply been “reminded of his responsibilities as a Labour representative”. Mr Khan himself has refused to [...]

Extremism on campus: Islamist narratives are going unchallenged

This is a cross-post by Layo
In the “deepest circle of hell”, ISIS have entered. Last month ISIS seized the refugee camp of Yarmouk outside of Damascus. Public executions, shootings and beheadings have followed. 5,000 people have tried to flee their homes since ISIS stormed the camp, but have no place to go. There are fears [...]

Sadiq Khan calls moderate Muslims “Uncle Toms”

Well, here it is, on video, in context, so there’s really no weaselling out of it.
Sadiq Khan calls moderate Muslims “Uncle Toms”, in an interview – tellingly – on Press TV, the propaganda channel of the Islamic Republic of Iran. He is attempting to explain why as (then) Labour’s Minister for Community Cohesion he took [...]

NOMS Muslim Advisor Ahtsham Ali faces the sack for hiring anti-Western Imams

This is a guest post by a former Muslim prison chaplain
We’ve previously written about the controversial NOMS Muslim Advisor Ahtsham Ali and his links to Islamist extremism, and exposed his policy of recruiting hard-line anti-Western Imams for prisons.  Today the following article appeared in The Sunday Times:
A government adviser on Islam faces having to leave [...]

Maajid Nawaz and Ayaan Hirsi Ali at the JW3

Maajid Nawaz and Ayaan Hirsi Ali first debated the motion “This House Believes Islam Is A Religion Of Peace” in 2010 for an Intelligence Squared event. They revisited the topic in 2013. Last night’s discussion – organized by the Alan Howard Foundation and staged at North London’s JW3 Jewish Community Center – was their third [...]

If Tatchell goes, can Lowles be far behind?

This site has had its criticisms of Nick Lowles of Hope not Hate, for being soft on jihadism and for not seeing it as the prime fascism of our time.
Others hold a different opinion eg the NUS which have just, it is alleged, no platformed Lowles for “Islamophobia”.
Allegations have come to light that Nick Lowles, [...]

The Valentine’s Victory and Murtaza Khan

Maybe Valentine’s Day makes you grumpy or even sad. Fair enough.
Well, if it does, here’s a reason to cheer up. The day drives Islamist extremists completely nuts. Its popularity is such a nice little victory for our free society over their life-hating misery.
Here’s a case in point. Nasty in Bradford? [...]