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Chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum. Co-Chair of the Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester. Patron and Chair of Donors Curriculum for Cohesion. Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. Retired PwC Tax Partner.Follow @
It will achieve next to nothing – other than enabling non-violent extremists to paint it as the British state “criminalising Shariah.”
Reform of the sex industry is better both for buyers and sellers than bans – a reply to Fiona Bruce’s article of last week.
If you deny its causes, you cannot put forward a meaningful vision of the way forward.
On balance, I feel a common NATO deterrent possessed by the USA would ensure security and free up money for conventional forces.
Using the right language is important, lest we lend undue legitimacy or credibility to terrorists and murderers.
None of the bodies I served on would ever dream of having a governor who held neo-Nazi views. We should be just as intolerant in this context.
They attack an imaginary Government strategy, which is of course easier than attacking the real one.
Mohammed Amin: Extremism helps to breeds terror – a lesson of 7/7. Many Muslims get this. Too many don’t.
Ten years on from the atrocity, we have learned that while a security response is necessary it is not of itself enough.
The reason for the defensive reaction displayed arises from a lack of confidence regarding the status of Islam in Britain and other liberal societies.
How I converted from teenage Trotskyism to the party that believes in success, respects the citizen, and makes the tough decisions.
Mohammed Amin: The values that can defeat extremism aren’t British values only – they’re shared, human, universal values too
How to make the Government’s New Partnership to Defeat Extremism work.
Every young person should know that without a civil marriage, religious marriage affords them few rights and protections.
Using ‘racism’ to describe completely distinct forms of discrimination leaves us ill-equipped to combat them effectively.
The Muslim Council of Britain fails to recognise the DCLG’s goodwill towards British Muslims – but the Department might have foreseen this.