Friday, 9 December 2016

‘Unsettled Belonging – A Survey of Britain’s Muslim Communities’

Independent, This week a report which gathered data on what British Muslims really think was released – and the results were surprising, 4 Dec 2016 [by Saeida Rouass, Project Manager at the Quilliam Foundation], 4 Dec 2016 "Today, a report was quietly released by the Policy Exchange that examined exactly what Muslims living in Britain really think about the country and its people. Its title was ‘Unsettled Belonging – A Survey of Britain’s Muslim Communities’, and it confirmed what many British Muslims have been saying for a long time: “We are just like everyone else, with similar concerns, aspirations, hopes and fears.”

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Martyn Frampton, David Goodhart and Khalid Mahmood MP, Unsettled Belonging: A survey of Britain’s Muslim communities (Policy Exchange)  I have yet to read this report. 

Sunday, 4 December 2016

'Muslims Like Us' TV programme

Guardian, Islamist, gay man, teacher: TV housemates bid to show the diversity of British Muslims, 4 Dec 2016 "Filmed over nine days, the two-part documentary will be broadcast next week. The BBC describes it as a “social experiment” looking at the diversity of the Muslim experience in Britain."

Friday, 2 December 2016

'Extremist' is the patron of a Muslim school in Leicester

Daily Mail, 'Extremist' is the patron of a Muslim school in Leicester "The school is one of six that operate out of the Jame'ah Uloomul Qur'an institution, in east Leicester. It is the only one that provides full-time education – between 8am and 2.30pm, Monday to Friday."