Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Muslim feminist plans to open liberal mosque in Britain

Guardian, Muslim feminist plans to open liberal mosque in Britain "A Muslim feminist who founded a liberal mosque in Berlin, triggering death threats and fatwas, is planning to open an inclusive place of worship in the UK, saying a revolution in Islam is under way."

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Who are Britain’s jihadists?

BBC News, Who are Britain’s jihadists? "Approximately 850 people from the UK have travelled to support or fight for jihadist groups in Syria and Iraq, say the British authorities."

Monday, 3 July 2017

Elton John bomb plotter Haroon Syed jailed for life

BBC News, Elton John bomb plotter Haroon Syed jailed for life "He was caught after approaching MI5 officers, who were posing as a fellow extremist, via social media." More detail: Mail Online, Teenager, 19, who plotted a nail bomb attack at Elton John’s 50,000-capacity Hyde Park concert on the anniversary of 9/11 joins his terrorist brother behind bars as he is jailed for life

Childline reports spike in bullying following terror attacks. Here's how to get support online

Wired, Childline reports spike in bullying following terror attacks. Here's how to get support online, 28 Jun 2017 "The NSPCC released the data today, stating that 2,500 counselling sessions directly related to this type of bullying had taken place in the last three years. The abuse has been prevalent across all kinds of backgrounds, including Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Black and Sikh, but the NSPCC pointed out instances of Muslim children calling its Childline help number with stories of being targeted for wearing religious garments and accusations of ties to Islamic State. The abuse has, in some cases, led to self-harm, says the NSPCC." Also see NSPCC, Childline reports rise in contacts about race and faith-based bullying

"The Missing Muslims – Unlocking British Muslim Potential for the Benefit of All"

Citizens UK, The Missing Muslims ""The Missing Muslims – Unlocking British Muslim Potential for the Benefit of All" is the report from, and the result of, the Citizens Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life." Report link here. Report - have yet to view this. Also see Aisha Gani, Buzzfeed, The Government Has Been Told To Resolve Its “Broken Relationship” With Muslim Communities

Acid Attack On Resham Khan And Jameel Mukhtar Classed As Hate Crime

Huffington Post, Acid Attack On Resham Khan And Jameel Mukhtar Classed As Hate Crime "An acid attack which left an aspiring model and her cousin with life-changing injuries is now being treated as a hate crime."