Islamophobia

The Tories are right to reject the flawed definition of ‘Islamophobia’

15 May 2019 17:17

As a Muslim, I find the term ‘Islamophobia’ an etymological fallacy. Islam, by the definition of its founder the Prophet…

The Muslim leader who offers an example on how to tackle Islamism

28 March 2019 16:27

The Christchurch attack has prompted a considerable degree of soul-searching in the West about the potential impact of anti-Muslim rhetoric.…

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Who should we blame for the Christchurch atrocity?

18 March 2019 21:38

A frequent complaint heard from Muslim communities in recent years has been irritation and anger over any suggestion that Muslims –…

A new definition of Islamophobia could be a recipe for trouble

19 January 2019 8:30

There is a looming risk the Government will soon subscribe to a definition of Islamophobia that will function as a…

The ‘Islamophobia’ problem

27 November 2018 9:44

This is a good time to bury bad news. And sure enough it turns out that a cross-party group of…

When is a hate crime not a hate crime?

21 October 2016 12:53

I’ve always been somewhat bemused by the concept of ‘hate crime’ – a phrase which first came into use in…

It’s time the Government ended its silence on Sikh hate crime victims

11 October 2016 12:34

On 15 September 2001, Balbir Singh Sodhi, a gas station owner, was arranging flowers outside his family business in Arizona.…

The Islamophobic attacks you don’t hear about

22 September 2016 15:54

Incidents of ‘Islamophobia’ are really getting out of hand in Britain. In fact there has been such a wave of…

Homophobia is now met with the same silence given to anti-Semitism

13 June 2016 15:07

Rolling news does not give its participants the option of shutting their mouths and biting their tongues, even when shutting…

Western liberals who banned Eagles of Death Metal are doing Isis’s dirty work

23 May 2016 13:45

If you want to know how lost Europe is, how thoroughly it has abandoned freedom of speech, get this: two…

Britain’s Christian culture has risen above the recent religious brawl

3 May 2016 16:05

Our political culture contains some tension between Jews and Muslims. And some secular anti-Semitism, particularly on the left, and some…

Zero tolerance for anti-Zionists? The right is now as PC as the left

3 May 2016 12:47

So now we know: the right and the respectable left are just as good at PC purges as potty, radical…

Sectarianism is on the rise in Britain – as any Ahmadiyya Muslim can tell you

18 April 2016 15:50

I first heard of Asad Shah’s murder through a WhatsApp group. Its members are mainly prominent, respected Sunni Muslims. When…

Trevor Phillips is finally discovering the pitfalls of the term ‘Islamophobia’

11 April 2016 18:22

The former head of the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission has once again said the ‘unsayable’.  In a piece…

‘Religion of peace’ is not a harmless platitude

28 December 2015 21:09

We’re closing 2015 by republishing our ten most-read articles of the year. Here’s No10: Douglas Murray’s piece about Islam and violence, first…

How can multiculturalism both cause and cure racism?

27 October 2015 11:14

In recent weeks there have been two prominent examples of what some people in Britain term ‘Islamophobia’. The first involved a…

Why does the left care more about Islamophobia than anti-Semitism?

9 September 2015 10:51

Why do leftists care more about Muslims than they do about Jews? If that sounds confrontational, consider this: this week,…

Muslims in the UK are attacking mosques. Does that make them Islamophobic?

14 August 2015 17:53

The Times today reports that leading Muslim clerics in the UK are warning that ‘religious sectarianism is on the rise…

Polygamy could be the next sexual liberation campaign

2 July 2015 17:00

Back in the early 1990s when the kind old 17th Duke of Norfolk was special guest at prize-giving night at…

We assume British Muslims support British values. Do they?

29 June 2015 15:26

Let’s put the question very bluntly: do British Muslims affirm British values, or are they outsiders to our way of…