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Nigel Farage Quits Ukip Over Anti-Muslim Policies

LONDON – The British politician, Nigel Farage, has quit the right wing UK Independence Party (Ukip) after 25 years, saying the party he led to its greatest election successes was “now unrecognizable because of the fixation with the anti-Muslim policies of its leader, Gerard Batten”, The Guardian reported. “My heart sinks as I reflect on …

UK Far-Right Leaders Jailed for Targeting Muslims

LONDON – The leaders of Britain First, Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen, have been jailed for 18 and 36 weeks respectively, for anti-Muslim hate crimes after targeting innocent (Muslim) people who they believed were involved in a rape crime. Three Muslim men and a teenager were convicted and jailed for the rape of a 16-year-old …

Are Social Media Bots Destroying Democracy?

Bots are manipulating the mood and opinion of individuals, often exploiting people’s fears, exacerbating them, and pushing them to engage in behavior which otherwise they may not do.

UK Muslims Respond to Early Election Call

LONDON – After months of insisting that there will be no early general election, even as recently as Easter Weekend, where Prime Minister Theresa May insisted that our nation is united on the subject of #Brexit, our PM today announced the intention for a general election to be held on June 8th. A reflection of …

Trump Wins: America Needs God's Blessings

At the time of writing, the silence is deafening, not a single head of state has called to congratulate him on his victory. Indeed his own fan base must wonder why he continued to say “..Ours was not a campaign, but an incredible and great movement made up of millions of hard working men and women… It is a movement comprised of Americans of all races, religions, backgrounds and beliefs.”

How British Muslims See PM Theresa May (Opinion)

In perhaps the biggest shock to British politics, our nation’s exit from the EU based on a campaign of mistruths which post referendum have led many ‘leavers’ to regret their voting choice, our nation took another twist with our Prime Minister stepping down as he didn’t have a plan, creating a power vacuum in which our nation now has its second female Prime Minister.


Brexit - UK Muslims Have Immigration & Environment Concerns

There have been a lot of dunya (worldly) distractions for Muslims in Europe this Ramadan – the Euro football championships, the thunderstorms and torrential rain, and as the clouds cleared, the Brexit result. The lengthy campaigning by both sides could put anyone to sleep but the surprising result, to most people including the experts, caused …

Southampton Muslims Cancel `Eid Celebration

Muslims in Southampton city on the south coast of England cancelled their `Eid Al-Fitr outdoor celebration, citing rising anti-Muslim sentiments in the community after Brexit poll.

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