Standing against George Galloway gave me an insight into the Respect MP’s failings – and some of our own.
Posts Tagged: Islam
Parvez Akhtar: The Government’s counter-terrorism legislation is a chance to win back control of Islam from extremists
The vocal minority who try to hijack a peaceful religion must be challenged.
Baroness Warsi: The way to build British values is to bring people together – not to isolate, ban, and silence them
The former Party Chairman argues that our pursuit of tolerance must not itself be intolerant.
The Prime Minister himself has led from the front on confronting Islamist extremism – not merely Islamist terrorism.
The Camerons’ visit to a Gurdwara in Gravesham was evidence of the Party’s push for support among Hindu and Sikh voters.
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.
We must be not so foolish as to vindicate the Wahhabi contention that you can’t be a good Muslim and a patriotic citizen of a liberal democracy.
Every young person should know that without a civil marriage, religious marriage affords them few rights and protections.
We scratch and scrabble around looking for solutions to the challenge. But this is the key.
These brutal and barbaric organisations are poised to assume de facto control of the country, just a few hundred miles across the Mediterranean from the EU.
This covers the expression of views, proselytisation (both for faiths and atheistic views), and a robust protection of the freedom to convert, both at home and abroad.
Pretending that recent events have nothing to do with Islam is fooling no-one, and driving scared people into the arms of extremists.
We are in the frontline of a struggle against Islamist extremism that threatens us all.
The Muslim Council of Britain fails to recognise the DCLG’s goodwill towards British Muslims – but the Department might have foreseen this.
Charlotte Leslie MP: Immigration. The NHS. And all the other subjects we’re not meant to talk about.
It’s not just cartoons of Mohammed that have become taboo.