Wednesday, 14 November 2018

TellMama graphic (from Twitter)

TellMama graphic (from Twitter)

MCB Graphic

MCB Graphic on anti-Muslim prejudice

Asia Bibi case

BBC News, Asia Bibi: British imams join calls for UK to give asylum, 13 Nov 2018

"Prominent British Muslims, including three imams - Qari Asim, Mamadou Bocoum and Dr Usama Hasan - have written a letter to Home Secretary Sajid Javid asking him "to make a clear and proactive statement that Britain would welcome a request for sanctuary here"."

'How to be a Muslim Woman'

Sayeeda Warsi, BBC Radio 4, 'How to be a Muslim Woman' 

"Sayeeda Warsi explains how to be a Muslim woman in 21st-century Britain."

This will be broadcast on Friday 16th and then available on BBC Sounds. 

Friday, 9 November 2018

How Muslims are being targeted in new Counter-terrorism bill

Asian Image, 'Criminalising thoughts': How Muslims are being targeted in new Counter-terrorism bill 

"Clicking just once on a link that that is deemed to contain terrorist material or displaying images online could lead to Muslims being prosecuted. That is according to lawyers who have been investigating some of the possible impacts of the new Counter Terrorism and Border Security Bill."

Twelver Shia networks in Britain

Oliver Scharbrodt, Aminority within a minority?: the complexity and multilocality of transnational Twelver Shia networks in Britain, Contemporary Islam

"To analyze the multilocal spatial manifestations and connections of these network, the article utilizes Werbner’s notion of ‘complex diasporas’ (2002, 2004, 2010) and recent contributions to the development of a spatial methodology in Religious Studies (Knott 2005; Vásquez 2010; Tweed 2006; McLoughlin and Zavos 2014). The article thereby constitutes the very first attempt to apply recent contributions on the nature of diasporic religions and their spatial multilocality to the case study of Twelver Shia networks based in London."