The real risk of all this is that it gets praised – but is then quietly filed away. What needs to happen is a change of Foreign Office culture.
Posts Tagged: Islam
Mohammed Amin: I don’t like the term “Islamophobia”. But since we’re stuck with it, here’s my own definition.
I have intentionally used the structure of the IHRA definition of anti-semitism, since it has become an industry standard.
He adds that the former Foreign Secretary “does have a particular way of communicating, which does seem to work.”
“Spot on” policy questions to Johnson and Hunt in Birmingham yesterday showed Tory activists as they really are.
Fiyaz Mughal: Lewis genuinely cares – but the Party lacks transparency over its anti-Muslim problem. Here’s what it should do.
The final piece of our mini-series about anti-Muslim prejudice – and what the Government and Party should do about it.
The first in a mini-series of three pieces on this site about anti-Muslim prejudice – and what the Government and Party should do about it.
The Partido Popular shifted far enough from the centre to lose votes on its left, while legitimising a competitor to its right.
Richard Walton: This Islamophobia definition would, if adopted by Ministers, pose problems for national security
The APPG’s formula could over time cripple the UK’s successful counter-terrorism strategy and counter-terrorism operations.
Despite only a short democratic history, the world’s largest Muslim nation could be a powerful force for pluralism and tolerance.
His sacking is more evidence, were it needed, of the tensions that tear at the Tory coalition – and threaten to render it unsustainable.
Andy Street: Anti-Muslim terror and anti-gay protests. The one thing we mustn’t tolerate is intolerance – wherever it comes from.
The New Zealand attack, the Birmingham school protests – and what we’re doing in the West Midlands to build cohesion and resilience.
Sara Khan should hold an investigation into racial and religious prejudice among all the main parties.
Mohammed Amin: The New Zealand atrocity – and the symbiotic relationship between anti-Muslim and Islamist terrorists
The attack is a salutary reminder that all terrorists, by definition, believed in something and have a cause.
It is damaged beyond repair by poor definitions, confusion and misuse. The term harms Muslims.
Benedict Rogers: Hunt’s review of British policy on the persecution of Christians is crucial and courageous
The Foreign Secretary had already impressed me with his focus on human rights. Now he has created new hope for Christians around the world.