A revised version of my blog article, Theresa May and Coalition Government accused of ‘complacency’ over re-hashing failed New Labour policies has now been published on the MCB’s Soundings web-page as part of its PREVENT 2011: towards informed responses feature. You can view the revised version, Against Complacency, by clicking here. As well as my… Read More Against Complacency: new article on the MCB’s Soundings
Reproduced from the MCB’s ReSoundings website and is a response to Prospect magazine’s Rethinking Race dossier. Munira Mirza’s ‘Rethinking Race’ dossier in the October edition of Prospect magazine evokes in me an ambivalent response. ‘Has multiculturalism had its day?’ The answer, for me, is both Yes and No. But more importantly, whilst multiculturalism may indeed… Read More The Real Re-Thinking Required (a response to Prospect’s ‘Beyond race and multiculturalism’)
A report from the Muslim Council of Britain’s website about the closed Parliamentary meeting last week to discuss the establishment of an All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia. Read the article below or by clicking here: ‘The formation of an All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia would be a crucial step and one that would… Read More Experts and Parliamentarians Together to Discuss Islamophobia
What a difference a year makes… On the 8th February 2008 following the refusal by the Home Office to grant a visa to Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Inayat Bunglawala on behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) told the BBC that the decision had: “worrying implications for freedom of speech”. “Whatever one may think of some… Read More What a Difference a Year Makes: Geert Wilders, the MCB & the Stench of Hypocrisy
Any regular visitor to this site will readily know that I’m not the BNP’s greatest supporter. In fact, I believe that I might even be on their ‘black-list‘ (if you pardon the pun…!!!). Either way, I do write about them often and you can find some of my posts using the ‘Tag Cloud’ feature in… Read More “Islamic thinkers”: does the BNP have a point…???