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Safeguarding school children from extremism without ‘policing’ their free thought

Safeguarding school children from extremism without ‘policing’ their free thought

Post-7/7 Counter-terrorism measures, including the latest Counter-Terrorism and Security Act (CTSA) 2015, are perceived by many to be contributing to a social environment where Muslims are being treated as a ‘suspect community’. Many feel that this is adding to an increased hostility towards Muslims, creating a climate of fear and suspicion in the process. ISIS-inspired...
Read!

Read!

‘Read’ – the road to success Among the signs of developed and successful societies are two practices that stand out prominently – their government’s higher investment in education and skills and the high level of reading habits from their citizens. These societies are dynamic and their people are disciplined. Even ordinary citizens generally keep themselves...
Ramadan and the Majestic Qur’an: Part 2

Ramadan and the Majestic Qur’an: Part 2

The Book that shaped the world! The month of Ramadan is the one in which the Qur’an was sent down as guidance for mankind, with clear signs containing guidance and criterion…. (Al-Qur’an 2:185). At a time when the world sank to its lowest and humanity deviated from its elevated position of Allah’s vice-regents into the...
Our Mosques, Our Hope

Our Mosques, Our Hope

The key to the success of a Muslim community anywhere in the world is for its members to emulate the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him*) in both the individual and communal spheres of life. Mosques should be at the heart of community development and should provide the community with knowledge, skills and experience, fellow-feeling,...
Generation and Culture gap within Muslim Communities in Britain

Generation and Culture gap within Muslim Communities in Britain

The demographics of the Muslim community in Britain has significantly increased in the past decade – there are now 2.4m Muslims, with a high percentage being under 4 yrs old, according to ONS in 2008. A recent study by the Young Foundation (Valuing Family, Valuing Work: British Muslim Women and the Labour Market, October 2008)...