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
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
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
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 !!!