Monday, 24 October 2016

Radicalisation issue

Sky News, Teenage Tube alert suspect Damon Smith 'in love with IS' "Friends say the poker-loving teen was enamoured with Islamic State and watched videos of executions that the group posted online."

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Birmingham’s Muslims

Chris Allen, Birmingham’s Muslims: A City Of Challenges And Opportunities, 20 Oct 2016 " "Perceptions of Birmingham can be oppositional when it comes to Muslims and Islam. On the one hand, Birmingham has been somewhat infamously referred to by a Fox News ‘expert’ as a place that is “totally Muslim where non-Muslims just simply don’t go”. On the other, it is the “best place in Europe to be pure Muslim”.

C4 presenter issue

Guardian, Channel 4 presenter says hijab ruling means it's 'open season' on Muslims

Monday, 3 October 2016

'Exposure' documentary

Independent, Islamic communities contain 'tsunamis of atheism' that are being suppressed, says leading ex-Muslim "Speaking ahead of the release of Exposure, an ITV documentary that explores the lives of ex-Muslims faced with abuse and discrimination, Ms Namazie told The Independent: “There is a large group of people who are not seen and heard. Many young people living in Britain have left Islam and are facing huge ostracisation and isolation from their communities as a result." I haven't seen the programme or data on this.