Defining ‘Normative Islam’

The publication of a new report seeking to define 'Normative Islam' is long overdue but whether it will actually change reporting and policy-making is a moot point, argues Faisal Bodi.

For Palestine: The Cost of Standing for Justice

When Moeen Ali took to the field earlier this week wearing wrist bands displaying the messages “Free Palestine” and “Save Gaza” he was probably right in calculating that his small protest against Israel’s ongoing oppression of the Palestinians would pass unpunished by cricketing authorities.

Riyadh’s Yemen adventure exposes wider neo-colonial agenda

Saudi motives for the military campaign against Yemen have little to do with restoring the 'legitimate government'

Foreign rule could be just the ticket for Britain’s minorities

The possibility of a hung parliament in which Labour and the SNP can cobble together an alliance may fill Little Englanders with dread but for Muslims and other ethnic minorities it may be the best deal on the table

Kids Company failures highlight misplaced priorities of charities regulator

Questioning the effectiveness of the Charity Commission and the culture in which it operates

Berkeley course furore highlights extent of Zionist bully tactics

Last week the University of California Berkeley backtracked on a heavily criticised decision to ban a course on Palestine.

Extradition One Year On: the Hypocrisy that doesn’t End

Faisal Bodi looks at the latest development a year after Talha Ahsan and others were sent to the US

Marine A deserves life, not clemency

Shows of sympathy for a British Marine who murdered an Afghan insurgent highlight the savage nature of the War on Terror as well as a morally dangerous jingoism, according to Faisal Bodi

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