The thirty day challenge: rebranding Ramadan in a world of white fear

by Raf  Russell Brand is an ambidextrous sex spider whose tentacles rile feckless politicians and tax dodging press barons alike; a Colchester Wordsworth who snares devotees in a verbose web of infinite possibilities of how life should be. He is a 21st Century composite of bits from the Age of Aquarius, a Che-Lava lamp in… Read More

Why we need a women’s revolution in Somalia

‘At the “Vision 2016” National Conference in September 2013, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud committed to deliver a nationwide “one man, one vote” election by August 2016’ by Yasmin Maydhane Today my uncle sold his youngest daughter – a 16-year-old – to the highest bidder (yes, I mean quite literally sold – whereby the father is… Read More

Alive again…. Lucky again

Israel began its intensified offensive against Gaza on the 11th July. The stated aim of the onslaught, which includes airstrikes by US made F16 fighter jets, was to destroy Hamas tunnels and ‘protect’ Israeli civilians from rocket fire. Since then, more than 710 Palestinians and 30 Israelis have been killed, about a third of the… Read More

Bomb attacks and creeping shariah…

‘This Week in Islamophobia’ by Yasin Bangee Ramadan  Ramadan has started and hundreds of thousands of Muslims around the UK are spending their day in contemplation, abstaining, where possible, from eating or drinking. The days are long, the heat oppressive but it’s a way of life. To accompany the start of Ramadan, the BBC aired… Read More

Suspected Nail Bomb at Mosque in Tipton

Guest report by Assed Baig Police are treating a blast near a mosque in Tipton, West Midlands, as a terrorist incident. The blast near the Kanz-ul-Iman took place around 1:00 pm and police are currently at the scene. Residents reported finding debris in their gardens including nails. One resident, wishing not to be named said, “My… Read More

11 facts about Ramadan you probably didn’t know

by Yasin Bangee Ramadan begins soon and millions of Muslims in the UK and Worldwide will join together and follow, in essence, the same routine for 29/30 days. The month will begin in the next few days and will culminate with Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations. The dates vary with different cultures that follow Islam but in general… Read More