Briefing: Manifestations of Intolerance Against Muslims: Public Spaces, Political Narratives & Media in the UK – 10th Anniversary of OSCE’s Cordoba Conference & Declaration, Vienna Austria

In preparation of my presentation at tomorrow’s conference in Vienna, Austria marking the 10th Anniversary of the OSCE’s Cordoba Conference and Declaration, I drew together a short briefing paper which expands on the main themes and ideas that I will be putting forward. Reflective and drawing on many of the issues that I have explored… Read More Briefing: Manifestations of Intolerance Against Muslims: Public Spaces, Political Narratives & Media in the UK – 10th Anniversary of OSCE’s Cordoba Conference & Declaration, Vienna Austria

Part 2: Islamophobia in the Media – Written Evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia

Further to yesterday’s post relating to the written evidence I submitted to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia in relation to the media representation of Muslims and Islam, today I am uploading a recording of the oral evidence I submitted. Some might find it useful to have a copy of the written evidence with… Read More Part 2: Islamophobia in the Media – Written Evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia

Islamophobia and the Media: written evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia

Further to my previous support for the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Islamophobia, I was recently invited to present written and oral evidence at the APPG’s forthcoming meeting focusing on the role and impact of the media on Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hate. The meeting will focus on the question “Do the media in Britain deliberately… Read More Islamophobia and the Media: written evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia

Eastenders shows that Muslims are human…it’s Islamophobic !!!

Having been researching the representation of Muslims and Islam in the media for about the last eight years, I was amazed at a recent story that has hit the news. The BBC has received 107 complaints – I’m guessing primarily from Muslims – about an episode of ‘Eastenders‘ that was broadcast in September. In the… Read More Eastenders shows that Muslims are human…it’s Islamophobic !!!