Monday, 8 February 2016

' Two British Members of Islamic State 'Beatles' Have Been Identified'

Vice News, Two British Members of Islamic State 'Beatles' Have Been Identified, 7 Feb 2016 On Sunday, a Washington Post and BuzzFeed investigation named a member of the group known as "Jihadi Ringo" as 32-year-old Londoner Alexanda Kotey, while an ITV News investigation also named Kotey as well as identifying a third member of the group as Aine Davis, a drug dealer who converted to Islam and left the UK in 2013.

Sunday, 7 February 2016

Mosque 'Open day'

BBC News, Mosques across UK open doors to public, 7 Feb 2016 "More than 90 mosques across the UK have opened their doors to visitors to allow Muslims to "explain their faith beyond the hostile headlines"."

Friday, 5 February 2016

Muslim women 'stopped from becoming Labour councillors'

BBC News, Muslim women 'stopped from becoming Labour councillors', 5 Feb 2016 "A Muslim women's group has written to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn claiming women have been stopped from becoming councillors by Muslim men in the party."

Thursday, 4 February 2016

'Narratives of Conversion to Islam in Britain'

HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies (Cambridge), Narratives of Conversion to Islam in Britain: Male Perspectives "Narratives of Conversion to Islam in Britain: Male Perspectives brought together forty-six male Muslim converts to discuss aspects of their conversions to Islam, to reflect on their journeys
and experiences and to produce a report to inform Muslims and non-Muslims about the topic."

Friday, 22 January 2016

'The Jihadis Next Door'

Independent, Watch the moment ordinary Muslims shut down ‘jihadis’ trying to spread radical message outside mosques, 20 Jan 2016 "The protest, outside Southall Mosque on Pakistan Independence Day, was filmed as part of Channel 4 documentary, The Jihadis Next Door, in which filmmaker Jamie Roberts investigates British fundamental Muslims as the government continues to clampdown on radicalisation in the UK."