COMMENT: Birleşik Krallık’ta İslamofobinin 20 Yıllık Bilançosu – Perspektif

As with previous months, I have today had a new comment piece published in the German-based Turkish language periodical, Perspektif. This month’s piece reflects on the 20th anniversary of the Runnymede Trust’s report, Islamophobia: A Challenge For Us All. To view the piece, click here. For those who can read Turkish, I have reproduced the opening… Read More COMMENT: Birleşik Krallık’ta İslamofobinin 20 Yıllık Bilançosu – Perspektif

COMMENT: Proscribing National Action – considering the impact of banning the British far-right group – PQ Blog

This was a short comment piece I was asked to write for the PQ Blog (PQ being short for Political Quarterly). It was written to coincide with the arrest of the serving British Army members for being members of the now banned neo-Nazi group, National Action and also the publication of my article in this… Read More COMMENT: Proscribing National Action – considering the impact of banning the British far-right group – PQ Blog

COMMENT: National Action – what I discovered about the ideology of Britain’s violent neo-Nazi youth movement – The Conversation

This was a short comment piece I wrote for the always interesting The Conversation following the arrest of serving British Army members that were alleged to be members of the proscribed neo-Nazi group, National Action. Based around my research into the group, the piece offers some basic insight along with some broader points to think… Read More COMMENT: National Action – what I discovered about the ideology of Britain’s violent neo-Nazi youth movement – The Conversation

COMMENT: Channel 4’s The State: disturbing and accurate reminder of idealism gone wrong – The Conversation

Here’s a piece I recently wrote for the always informed The Conversation in response to criticisms directed at BAFTA award-winner Peter Kosminsky’s Channel 4 drama series, The State. You can read the piece in full by clicking here. The first few paragraphs are reproduced below: Channel 4’s The State: disturbing and accurate reminder of idealism… Read More COMMENT: Channel 4’s The State: disturbing and accurate reminder of idealism gone wrong – The Conversation

COMMENT: London Nach Dem Terror, Regierung und Muslime müssen miteinander reden – IslamIQ

Following on from writing for the Turkish-language German-based periodical Perspektif, I now have my articles republished – and translated into German – for IslamIQ. The pieces are the same although the titles do vary. This piece is titled, “London After The Terror: the Government and Muslims must talk to each other” and can be read… Read More COMMENT: London Nach Dem Terror, Regierung und Muslime müssen miteinander reden – IslamIQ

COMMENT: Birleşik Krallık: Konuşulması Gereken “Zorlu” Konular – Perspektif

Here’s my second piece I’ve written for the Turkish-language German-based periodical, Perspektif. Loosely translated, the piece is titled “United Kingdom: “Challenging” Needs to be Discussed” which doesn’t give much away so to help, it’s some thought in the immediate aftermath of the terror attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market. You can read the piece… Read More COMMENT: Birleşik Krallık: Konuşulması Gereken “Zorlu” Konular – Perspektif