Kids Company failures highlight misplaced priorities of charities regulator

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

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

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.

End of the Egyptian Revolution

Last week the ousted president of Egypt. Mohammed Morsi appeared before a military court in his first public appearance since being removed from power last July. The astonishing fall from power Egypt’s first ever civilian ruler marks the end of the Egyptian revolution – for now at least – and the reassertion of military dominance, according toFaisal Bodi

Archbishop’s views on Muslims and multiculturalism are a throwback to colonialism

“The problem is reimagining Britain through values applied in action can only work where the narrative of the country is coherent and embracing," writes Justin Welby.

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.

Muslim schools, hijab and Islamophobia in the UK

Faisal Bodi looks at the demonised  discourse around Al-Madinah school 

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'

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