A short, talking head style video I made with Rebels Without A Pause about why we have to approach and understand Islamophobia as different from solely being a form of extremism. Advertisements
Here’s a piece I wrote for the always excellent The Conversation. Titled, “Britain must address the pervasive ‘white noise’ against Muslims” the piece was written in the immediate aftermath of the attack on the Finsbury Park Mosque. You can read the piece in full by clicking here. The first few paragraphs are reproduced below. Britain… Read More COMMENT: Britain must address the pervasive ‘white noise’ against Muslims – The Conversation
You can read a comment piece I wrote a while ago about why Theresa May was wrong to refer to Islamophobia as a form of extremism by clicking here. Originally published in the Huffington Post, the first few paragraphs are reproduced below: Why Theresa May Is Wrong To Suggest That Islamophobia Is A Form Of… Read More COMMENT: Why Theresa May Is Wrong To Suggest That Islamophobia Is A Form Of Extremism – Huffington Post
Following the news that Islamophobic hate crime has increased by 70% in London over the past year, I wrote a short article for the Huffington Post that raises a number of timely considerations. To read the article in full, click here. Islamophobic Hate Crime up 70% in London, Some Thoughts Statistics released by the Metropolitan… Read More OPINION: “Islamophobic Hate Crime up 70% in London, Some Thoughts” – Huffington Post
Below is a link to a debate on Theresa May’s proposed counter-extremism measures I participated in for Voice of Russia last week (7th October 2014). Also taking part were Aina Khan (head of the Islamic department at Duncan Lewis solicitors), Myriam Francois-Syrah (writer and broadcaster) and Ben Harris-Quinney (Chairman of the Bow Group – a Conservative think… Read More PODCAST: Is the call for a tougher UK response to extremists unreasonable? – Voice of Russia
Shortly after Theresa May announced her new counter-extremism powers at the Conservative Party conference on 29th September 2014, I appeared on the Tony Livesey show on BBC Radio 5 Live to give my initial thoughts.