He has claimed that the campaign against him is a political tactic – to distract from Labour’s record on anti-semitism.
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The only real hope that exists for lasting peace is to strengthen the Afghan government and its institutions, not undermine them.
It is a reversion to the old tribal idea: this people good, that people bad. It challenges the notion that we are all individuals, responsible for our own behaviour.
It is no secret that some senior civil servants in the Foreign Office do not share the Prime Minister’s commitment to implementing the Truro Recommendations.
Johnson will be able to call on the advice and views of the Party’s own Muslim MPs, who now include Saqib Bhatti and Imran Ahmad-Khan.
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.
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.