Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Recall on police documentation

Metro, Terror police recall guidance listing ‘standard Muslim beliefs’ as signs of extremism "Human rights groups condemned the 12-page document produced by counter terrorism police in south-east England for undermining ‘free expression and discrimination’."

The document was produced by counter terrorism police in south-east England

Doctor Who and Noor Inayat Khan

Monday, 13 January 2020

UK Somalis 'racially profiled' over FGM

BBC News, UK Somalis 'racially profiled' over FGM "Parents are wrongly being arrested and having their children taken into care due to the stigma around female genital mutilation (FGM), members of the UK Somali community have told the Victoria Derbyshire programme. They say figures suggesting tens of thousands of girls are at risk in the UK are inaccurate."

Thursday, 12 December 2019

Election 2019

Very selective political coverage
Other political views are available, but this was an interesting take on publicity videos. Also see MCB coverage on encouraging voters

'How I became a secret daytime DJ'

BBC News, 'How I became a secret daytime DJ' "In the 1980s, many British South Asian teenagers were expected to spend evenings at home, so an underground club scene began to emerge in the afternoons. One of the people behind the "daytimer" trend in Bradford, a young DJ called Moey Hassan, told the BBC's Kavita Puri how it began." Taken from the excellent BBC series Three Pounds in My Pocket.