Friday, May 1st, 2020
Ramadan this year will be like no other Ramadan before it. The virus lockdown will mean that there will be no prayers in the Mosques or community iftars (opening of the fast). Ramadan will be at home with family. Ramadan is also a month when Muslims give their Zakat and increase their Sadaqa donations. Ramadan […]
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.