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Wednesday 24th May 2017

Analysis

Big Brother – Watching Muslims. 

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Mobeen Butt, founder of the Muslim Museum Initiative and Dr Claire Chambers, Senior Lecturer in Global Literature at University of York, take a look at who is behind the recent BBC TV show ‘Muslims Like Us’.

muslims like us

Shared traditions between Englishness and Islam

Friday, October 21st, 2016

“The English have never been an easy species to define, and a significant academic industry thrives on attempts, usually futile, to pin them down. In the words of one recent academic study, they are ‘a curiously mysterious, elusive and little understood people’. But in this, the English are not alone. A no less murky cloud of unknowing hovers over the head of that other very diverse entity, that we refer to as the Muslim community.” writes Tim Winter.

Shah Jahan Mosque Woking

After Brexit, where do British Muslims go from here?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

After Thursday’s referendum, there is no doubt we are going through a turning point in British history. Yet for Britain’s three million Muslims, as for the rest of the country, it is far too soon to know what all the implications will be. Yahya Birt offers some initial reflections.

Polling Station

Mothers at work – where are the Muslim women?

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Much public and media debate has recently centered upon the roles of women in the home and the workplace. Following International Women’s Day, swathes of articles and radio debates have discussed stay-at-home mothers, employment figures and childcare, including a House of Lords debate on the issue of maternal care for children in the early years. Mirina Paananen looks at unemployment amongst Muslim women.

Mothers at work - where are the Muslim women?

Prevent and teaching British values

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Further education college teacher and performance coach, Zakiyah Khan, talks about her experiences in teaching white British teenagers British values and discussing the Government’s prevent agenda with them.

Class of Kids

British values at the expense of education?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Headteacher Ataullah Parkar argues that Muslim schooling organisations need to adopt a common approach to tackle the challenges set by the Government’s prevent agenda or risk schools becoming a sum of government regulations.

British Values at the Expense of Edcuation

British imams amongst the most poorly paid

Monday, April 18th, 2016

MuslimView has recently approached several imams employed in UK mosques to find out how much they are paid. The figures have been shocking.

British Imams amongst the most poorly paid

Sowing the seeds of love: British Muslim farmers and the demand for good food

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Neil Payne looks into British Muslim Farming and the increasing demand for halal and tayyib food and produce as consumers become much more aware of how their food is produced.

Zuss Halal 100% Unstunned Halall

Prevent Strategy – A Review

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Under John Reid as Home Secretary, the Home Office was re-organised – he famously described it as being unfit for purpose. The office for Security and Counter-Terrorism was set up to take control of all counter-terrorism policy in government. Charles Farr was drafted in to lead this policy and with Gordon Brown as Prime Minister and Charles Farr as head of OSCT, there was considerable engagement with British Muslim communities.

Home Office