Tuesday 28 November 2023

Wales' Schools and Discrimination

The link to the Children's Commissioner's report is here (PDF).

There's also a children's version of the report (PDF).

Sunday 19 November 2023

Bradford Muslim Communities

BBC News, Fewer cousins marrying in Bradford's Pakistani community, 18 November 2023 "The number of people in Bradford's Pakistani community who have married a cousin has fallen sharply in the past 10 years, a study suggests. Higher educational attainment, new family dynamics and changes in immigration rules are thought to be possible reasons."

Gaza Situation

There's full coverage of the Gaza situation on the Virtually Islamic blog and across my X. This includes material on the protests.

Wednesday 27 September 2023


Anila Baig, Mirror, 'Suella Braverman is wrong - we have always had Muslim neighbours and it's great', 27 Sep 2023 "The Home Secretary gave a speech declaring that ‘multiculturalism has failed’ and complaining that people from certain religious backgrounds live ‘parallel lives’ because they have failed to integrate and, alarmingly, are a threat to national security. Ms Braverman trotted out the usual myths and misinformation about ethnic minorities in the UK." Opinion/analysis

Tuesday 26 September 2023

Islam Channel fined

Ofcom, £40k fine for TV channel that broadcast antisemitic content, 28 Sep 2023 "Our investigation found The Andinia Plan, a one-hour documentary that examined a conspiracy theory which originated in a neo-Nazi publication, amounted to hate speech against Jewish people. This antisemitic content was also highly offensive and not sufficiently justified by the context."

Monday 31 July 2023

Islamic Centre England

The Centre remains open at the time of writing. Here's some coverage of the protest.