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Comment: Conservative opposition to Rishi Sunak's foreign aid cut has laid bare the distinctly unhumanitarian nature if its existence, writes Malia Bouattia.

Comment: Even as doubts linger over equal access and effectiveness, the UK government's touting of the Covid-19 vaccine must not whitewash the catastrophic mishandling of the pandemic, argues Malia Bouattia

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Taj Ali

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Comment: If the EHRC can't root out racial discrimination under its own roof, asks Taj Ali, what hope is there it will do an effective job at tackling systemic racism?

Plans to 'offshore migrant problem' stoop to new low

Malia Bouattia

Plans to 'offshore migrant problem' stoop to new low

Comment: The UK appears to be taking lessons from Australia in mistreating migrants, with the idea of an offshore asylum processing centre on ...

Nearly half of Conservatives believe Islam is a 'threat'

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Nearly half of Conservatives believe Islam is a 'threat'

A new poll has found almost 50 percent of Conservative Party members in the UK consider Islam to be a 'fundamental threat to British ...

Malia Bouattia

There is nothing unconscious about Tory bias

Comment: No amount of 'unconscious bias' training will remedy a political class that defines itself through the exploitation and oppression of others, writes Malia Bouattia.

Sana Uqba

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

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UK aide Dominic Cummings defies calls to quit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings defied calls to resign over allegations that he broke coronavirus rules and ...

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UK equalities watchdog drops Tory Islamophobia probe

Britain's equalities watchdog has come under fire after dropping a long-awaited probe into Islamophobia in the country's ruling party.

UK MPs urge sanctions on Israel if annexation continues

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UK MPs urge sanctions on Israel if annexation continues

Nearly 130 UK MPs have urged to impose economic sanctions on Israel if the controversial annexation plan goes ahead.

Malia Bouattia

Coronavirus makes the case for Corbyn's Labour

Comment: In light of the coronavirus pandemic, former Labour leader Corbyn's plans no longer look quite so 'radical', writes Malia Bouattia.

British Muslims have an important choice to make

Malia Bouattia

British Muslims have an important choice to make

Comment: As the new decade approaches, Muslims, Jews, people of colour and all marginalised communities must make a conscious choice to unite, ...

Does the UK's 'anti-BDS law' suggest a pro-Israel shift?

Paul McLoughlin

Does the UK's 'anti-BDS law' suggest a pro-Israel shift?

Analysis: Just days after the Conservative Party won another general election, the government has suggested it could implement new ...

A record number of Muslim MPs in UK parliament

Narjas Zatat

A record number of Muslim MPs in UK parliament

The new MPs in both the Labour Party and the Conservative Party come from a Muslim background, and a few Muslim MPs have kept ...

Conservatives win landslide majority in UK 'Brexit election'

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Conservatives win landslide majority in UK 'Brexit election'

With 648 of the 650 results declared on Friday, the Conservatives had 363 seats and the main opposition Labour Party 203.

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British Muslim group requests rights watchdog investigate Tory Islamophobia

Muslim group MEND has lodged an official request with the EHRC to investigate Islamophobia in the Conservative Party which it claims has a 'detrimental impact' on UK Muslims' political participation.

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Muslim leaders urge 'respect and tolerance' during General Election

The statement, according to Birmingham Mail was signed by a number of imams and leaders in the mosque, which boasts over 3,000 attendees.

Narjas Zatat

9 times the UK's Conservative Party were shockingly Islamophobic

The Conservative party has been haunted by accusations that it has a systemic problem within its ranks. The New Arab has collected some ...

The New Arab

British police release woman who strangled 14-year-old Muslim schoolgirl

Yorkshire police have 'let down Muslims nationwide' letting off a woman who brutally assaulted a 14-year-old on a bus with a caution because it ...

Local <em>Tory</em> chair told Muslim her hijab was ‘offensive’

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Local Tory chair told Muslim her hijab was ‘offensive’

A Muslim mother has spoken out on Facebook after a senior Conservative Party official reportedly told her that her headscarf is ...

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Leading Muslim group accuses BBC of Tory Islamophobia ‘incitement’

The Muslim Council of Britain has slammed the BBC for neglecting 'institutional and widespread' Islamophobia in the Conservative Party ...

The Labour Muslim candidate threatening to unseat Boris Johnson

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The Labour Muslim candidate threatening to unseat Boris Johnson

In the upcoming British elections, PM Boris Johnson is being challenged in his constituency by a 25 year old Labour candidate.

British pair arrested over assault that hospitalised Muslim schoolgirl

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British pair arrested over assault that hospitalised Muslim schoolgirl

South Yorkshire police confirmed they arrested a man and woman linked to a horrific assault on a headscarf-wearing schoolgirl on a bus in ...

Muslim children terrorised as moped driver smashes car window

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Muslim children terrorised as moped driver smashes car window

A mother says she believes her family was targeted by a violent moped driver in east London for being Muslim.

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