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

Article: Islamophobia in Western Europe – Oxford Islamic Studies Online

I’m pleased to announce that my entry to Oxford Islamic Studies Online titled, ‘Islamophobia in Western Europe’ has been published this week. The best thing is that during Ramadan, Oxford are allowing free access to all of its content if you use the following log in details: Username: ramadan2014 Password: freeaccess To read my entry, click… Read More Article: Islamophobia in Western Europe – Oxford Islamic Studies Online

“Passing the Dinner Table Test Retrospective and Prospective Approaches to Tackling Islamophobia in Britain” (New Article)

A quick post to announce the publication of my new article, “Passing the Dinner Table Test Retrospective and Prospective Approaches to Tackling Islamophobia in Britain”. As it is ‘open access’, despite being published in a peer reviewed academic journal – SAGE Open – you can still download a pdf of the article for free. To do… Read More “Passing the Dinner Table Test Retrospective and Prospective Approaches to Tackling Islamophobia in Britain” (New Article)

Interview for Deutsche Welle: “Racial inequality still rife across Western world”

Following an interview with Deutsche Welle’s journalist Tamsin Benn, my comments have been included in an article published on their website. The article is reproduced below although you can click here to see the original: Racial inequality still rife across Western world The UN day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has been on the… Read More Interview for Deutsche Welle: “Racial inequality still rife across Western world”

Experts and Parliamentarians Together to Discuss Islamophobia

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

Towards an All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia: expert witness transcript

On Wednesday 3rd March 2010, I was invited to give an ‘expert witness’ statement at a Parliamentary meeting to discuss the creation of an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Islamophobia . APPGs include members of the House of Commons and the House of Lords from across all of the political parties who meet together… Read More Towards an All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia: expert witness transcript

EHRC’s Religion or Belief E-Newsletter

The Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC) have today published the first edition of its ‘Religion or Belief E-Newsletter’. Included in this is a short review of the Islamophobia and religious discrimination symposium held at the University of Birmingham last December. The review is pasted below: Islamophobia & Religious Discrimination: new perspectives, policies and practices… Read More EHRC’s Religion or Belief E-Newsletter