Promises regarding an inquiry into Islamophobia have come to nought and so we continue to find ourselves unable to respond to criticism with a clear name.
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He has claimed that the campaign against him is a political tactic – to distract from Labour’s record on anti-semitism.
Trevor Phillips: What’s driving Labour’s unjust suspension of my membership? Could it be a cynical ploy to put pressure on the Tories?
This would be the very definition of political corruption – using the party’s influence to intimidate a legally independent institution would be reprehensible.
The word has not gained the same currency as ‘antisemitism’ because its original one was fundamentally flawed, and subsequent iterations inadequate.
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.
Interview. Johnson: This election is “going down to the wire. It is absolutely vital that every Conservative gets out and votes.”
He names his favourite carol, pledges an independent inquiry into anti-Muslim hatred within the Tory Party, and says his record explains why he can be trusted.
He didn’t dissent from Javid’s call for one. But we can’t find any evidence that he gave a specific commitment.
Cleverly can undercut perceptions of the party as being just for the rich and those born with a silver spoon in their mouths.
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.
Interview. Johnson says that every member of his Cabinet must sign up to Britain leaving the EU on 31st October – deal or no deal
The front runner on extension, Scotland, that Islamophobia inquiry, wrestling naked with Hunt – and taking a Trollope to bed in Downing Street.
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 second 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 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.
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.
It is damaged beyond repair by poor definitions, confusion and misuse. The term harms Muslims.