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UK event hears call for action on anti-Muslim coverage

UK event hears call for action on anti-Muslim coverage

2017-07-13
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U.K. politicians should consider regulation to tackle the tide of negative media coverage about British Muslims. This was the message from a Liverpool conference this week which examined damaging and biased news stories about Britain's Muslim communi...
Young British Muslims are launching their own publications to provide a different media narrative

Young British Muslims are launching their own publications to provide a different media narrative

2017-07-13
1109 Views
The editors of two magazines targeting Britain’s 2.8m Muslims have spoken about why they felt the need to provide a different media perspective for the minority group. The Black Muslim Times UK is a website set up British Nigerian Halimat Shode...
Manchester's Muslims fear backlash after concert attack

Manchester's Muslims fear backlash after concert attack

2017-05-24
1073 Views
In the wake of the terrorist attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester this week, Muslims along with the rest of the diverse British city are mourning the dead and tending to the wounded. But for Muslims in particular, the suicide bombin...
New licenses awarded to Muslim radio stations

New licenses awarded to Muslim radio stations

2017-05-16
1191 Views
Broadcast regulator Ofcom has awarded community licenses to two Muslim radio stations in London. Radio Minhaj, which will be run by the Minhaj-ul-Quran International organization, will provide a community radio service for black, Asian and ...
Success Stories for Female Muslim Entrepreneurs

Success Stories for Female Muslim Entrepreneurs

2016-11-03
1439 Views
Defying stereotypes, a growing number of Muslim women are launching their own businesses in the UK and across the world, cashing in on the rapidly growing market for Muslim-focused consumer goods. According to a report by Thomson Reuters, Muslim con...
Muslim Council of Britain to set up alternative counter-terror scheme

Muslim Council of Britain to set up alternative counter-terror scheme

2016-11-01
1498 Views
The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has said that from next year it will offer an alternative to the highly controversial Prevent counter-extremism program.
Unregistered Muslim Marriages – Regulations and Contestations

Unregistered Muslim Marriages – Regulations and Contestations

2016-10-29
1408 Views
Date: April 24-25, 2017 Venue: De Montfort University, the Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH, UK Organizers: - Dr Rajnaara Akhtar, De Montfort University, Leicester - Prof. Annelies Moors, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam ISSR Non-state registered Mu...
Birmingham’s Muslims: past, present & futures, challenges & opportunities

Birmingham’s Muslims: past, present & futures, challenges & opportunities

2016-10-11
1512 Views
Date: October 21, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm  Venue: The University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK This exciting one-day event at the University of Birmingham looks to explore - and indeed celebrate - the role and place of Muslims ...
Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign

Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign

2016-10-05
1686 Views
During Muharram and Safar the #HussainSavesLives campaign is encouraging Shias to give blood in the name of Imam Hussain (as).  The story and sacrifice of Imam Hussain (as) and the message he taught is one we should continue to spread, not ...
Muslim women most disadvantaged, say MPs

Muslim women most disadvantaged, say MPs

2016-08-17
1583 Views
Parliamentary report says Muslim women face more discrimination and unemployment than any other cultural or ethnic group.
British Muslims must vote to remain in the EU

British Muslims must vote to remain in the EU

2016-06-30
1474 Views
Many people believe that the EU is only something that affects people involved in politics, or it makes strange laws such as determining how straight bananas should be.  However it is an institution that, like it or not, affects lives of British...
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