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In-depth: 6 important things from the recent Islamophobia in Britain report

A new survey highlights the pervasiveness of Islamophobia in Britain today

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January 26, 2022
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"My Islamophobia party has done an Islamophobia on me" — Muslims react to Tory MP's allegations

Muslim commentators are calling out Tory MP Nusrat Ghani for not taking the problem of Islamophobia seriously before

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January 24, 2022
News

"The inspirational women dedicated to charity"

Dilshad shares with us some of the inspiring stories Haute Hijab found from their recent 'Muslim Women Working in Charity' series

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January 24, 2022
Opinion

Study reveals hundreds of British citizens have been stripped of their nationality in recent years

In the past 15 years 464 people have had their UK citizenship removed

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January 23, 2022
News

First Muslim woman nominated as US federal judge

President Biden continues his plan to make the judiciary more diverse

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January 22, 2022
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Moazzam Begg launches campaign for return of British passport

The former Guantanamo Bay prisoner, is launching a legal campaign for a judicial review

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January 21, 2022
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Shocking report: Bangladeshis & Pakistanis have highest poverty rates in UK

These groups are also more likely to have higher rates of in-work poverty and child poverty

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January 19, 2022
News

Far-right French presidential candidate convicted for 'inciting racial hatred'

Zemmour was convicted of hate speech for making racist comments about immigrants during a TV debate

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January 18, 2022
News

Hundreds attend apartment fire victims janazah at Bronx Masjid

Mourners turned out for the janazah of Muslims that died in the deadly apartment fire in the Bronx, New York City.

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January 18, 2022
News

8 ways you can prepare for Ramadan

In just two months we have the special month that helps us reach a lifetimes worth of benefit — here's how to prepare for it

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January 17, 2022
Lifestyle

Reminders: 4 Iman boosting videos you need to watch

Give yourself a spiritual boost in just 7 minutes — here's a roundup of some of the videos we posted out on social media this week

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January 16, 2022
Lifestyle

Islam Channel's new series — Travel with Me

Islam Channel launches a new travel series called 'Travel with Me' on Monday 17 January

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January 15, 2022
Lifestyle

Hollywood stars show solidarity for Emma Watson and Palestinians

Susan Sarandon, Mark Ruffalo, Peter Capaldi and Ramy Youssef and many others back Emma Watson's Palestine solidarity post

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January 14, 2022
News

"Prevent has failed — don't bother with the delayed Shawcross review"

Dr Layla Aitlhadj from Prevent Watch tells us why the government needs to accept the policy has failed and scrap the controversial review

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January 13, 2022
Opinion

When is Ramadan 2022 starting?

With the new year well and truly here, we're looking forward to that special holy month in the Islamic calendar

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January 12, 2022
Lifestyle

US charities gave $106m to Islamophobic groups — report says

35 charitable institutions and foundations funnelled almost $106 million to "anti-Muslim groups" between 2017-2019, the report says

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January 12, 2022
News

Wahed launches first shariah-compliant and ESG themed fund

Wahed debuts the first Shariah-compliant and ESG-aware investment fund on the Nasdaq

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January 12, 2022
News

20 years of Guantanamo Bay

It is 20 years since the first man set foot in the detention camp — hooded, shackled and restrained in that infamous orange jumpsuit

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January 11, 2022
News

Man, 29, seeks wife — with a billboard advert

Mohammad Malik plastered his face across the billboards in Birmingham with: "Save me from an arraigned marriage."

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January 11, 2022
Lifestyle

Teenager who wanted to attack mosque and kill 10,000 spared jail

A 17-year-old has been given a rehabilitation order despite wanting to kill Muslims by "shooting up a mosque"

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January 10, 2022
News

Watch: The importance of Tahajjud — the night prayer

In this short video, find out about the power of night prayer, Tahajjud.

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January 9, 2022
Lifestyle

AFCON 2021: Top Muslim players to watch

The Africa Cup of Nations will host some of the best Muslim players in the world looking

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January 8, 2022
Lifestyle

The 2022 honours list: what does it say about Islamophobia in Britain?

Freelance journalist Hamza Ali Shah believes the honours awards highlight the problem of institutional Islamophobia in Britain today

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January 7, 2022
Opinion

What are the important Islamic dates for 2022?

Here are the key dates in the Islamic Hijri calendar to look out for

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January 6, 2022
Lifestyle

Muslim PhD student invention could cure leaky heart

Mariam Noor has developed a medical device that helps prevent leaking heart valves

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January 5, 2022
News

Praise for Emma Watson's pro-Palestinian stance after Israeli slur

The actress is getting widespread approval on social media after an Israeli figure attacked her for her pro-Palestinian stance

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January 5, 2022
News

Controversial honours list met with praise and condemnation

Over 50 Muslims on honours list but backlash over Tony Blair knighthood

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January 4, 2022
News

Muslim hikers say abusive comments won't stop them

Muslim hikers received overwhelming support after their Christmas hike in the countryside received abusive comments

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January 1, 2022
News

The top 10 stories from the past year

We may be well into a new year but just before we motor ahead, here's a chance to revisit some of our popular stories from 2021

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January 3, 2022
News

Islamophobia in Europe worse, France 'most worrisome' — report

A new academic study says Islamophobia in Europe "has worsened" with France the 'most worrisome'

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January 2, 2022
News

Listen to Islam Channel's new podcast

Islam Channel is launching a new podcast that provides a platform for influential thinkers and leaders to speak about various topics

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December 30, 2021
Lifestyle

Watch: Islam Channel's look back at 2021

We look back at some of the important moments from an eventful 2021

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December 29, 2021
News

6 hijabis breaking boundaries

Haute Hijab blog editor Dilshad D. Ali gives us a rundown of the 6 hijabis to remember from 2021.

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December 30, 2021
Lifestyle

Latest celeb gives up music for the 'pleasure of Allah'

Famous Jordanian singer Adham Nabulsi announced his retirement from music for the "pleasure of Allah'

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December 27, 2021
Lifestyle

First senior Asian Muslim manager on how Islam helps him

The first ever manager of South Asian heritage in Scottish football talks about Islam, Fort William and his career so far

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December 26, 2021
Lifestyle

Teaching kids how to save through Prophet Yusuf's (AS) story

A new book looks to improve the financial literacy of Muslim kids through the stories of the Quran.

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December 25, 2021
Lifestyle

Feature: How UK employers are failing on halal pensions

One in three British Muslims don't have a pension. And one of the main reasons is concerns about sharia compliance.

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December 28, 2021
Lifestyle

The significance of Prophet Isa (AS) in Islam

It's not just that Muslims love Prophet Isa (AS), also known as Jesus, but we believe him to be one of the greatest messengers

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December 25, 2021
History

How I landed my first job with a tube station pop-up

Haider Malik made headlines when he got himself a job standing outside Canary Wharf tube station with a pop-up sign.

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December 23, 2021
Lifestyle

Regulator to consider response after charity chairman's Islamophobic comments

The comments were by the chairman of the JNF UK, a charity originally created to buy Palestinian land and establish settlements

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December 24, 2021
News

New Zealand honours bravery of Christchurch attack heroes

Ten people were given awards for their roles in helping people during the terrorist attack

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December 22, 2021
News

Uproar over fake mosque on Canadian Forces base

Video shows fake mosque at a Canadian military training facility

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December 22, 2021
News

Hafiz of Quran becomes first Muslim US religious freedom ambassador

A Muslim who has memorised the Quran will serve as the US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

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December 21, 2021
News

Brentford football club helps Muslim charity tackle food poverty

The Bees donated food and packed lunches from their postponed game against Manchester United to the Open Kitchen in Hounslow

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December 20, 2021
News

'Cowardly' killers convicted of Hussain Chaudhry’s manslaughter

The two teenagers were convicted of killing Chaudhry, who was fatally stabbed while protecting his mother

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December 20, 2021
News

Watch: How close are we to Judgement Day?

how can Judgement Day feel like 50,000 years for some people and only two rakats for others?

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December 17, 2021
Lifestyle

101-year-old fundraiser inspires viewers

Fast becoming a national hero, Dabirul Choudhury was on our screens this week inspiring the British public again

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December 17, 2021
Lifestyle

Calls to remove Clause 9 and vote against Borders Bill grow

Faith and civil society groups issue a statement warning against the 'un-British and sinister' Nationality and Borders Bill

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December 17, 2021
News

US Muslim group fires director who allegedly spied for 'hate group'

The group fired one of its regional leaders Romin Iqbal for allegedly sharing confidential information with an "anti-Muslim hate group"

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December 16, 2021
News

Halima Aden: "I want to be a good role model for Muslim women"

Aden talks about being a role model for hijabis and why she left the fashion industry

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December 16, 2021
Lifestyle

Virtual reality experience to allow Muslims to 'touch' Black Stone

Saudi launched a new initiative that will allow Muslims to experience touching the Black Stone in virtual reality

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December 15, 2021
Lifestyle

House approves Omar's bill to combat Islamophobia globally

The House narrowly passed Omar's proposal to create a special envoy to combat Islamophobia

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December 15, 2021
News

Asian Muslim footballers in the Premier League

Zidane Iqbal made headlines recently but what other Asian players are in the Premier League?

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December 14, 2021
Lifestyle

6 ways the Quran will help you reach the top

Find out how the Quran will help you reach your goals in this life and the hereafter

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December 14, 2021
Lifestyle

Riz Ahmed: Why he challenged Hollywood’s portrayal of Muslims

In the summer, Ahmed called out the “toxic portrayals” of Muslim characters in TV and movies using research that he commissioned

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December 13, 2021
Lifestyle

Trudeau could fight Quebec law that cost hijabi teacher her job

Fatemeh Anvari said she has been overwhelmed by the support from the school, parents and students

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December 13, 2021
News

Rohingya Muslims sue Facebook for $150bn over Myanmar genocide

They claim Facebook, now called Meta, was used to amplify inflammatory posts that promoted violence against minorities

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December 11, 2021
News

Your barakah increases when you stop doing this!

In this short video, Imam Omar Suleiman tells us how sins decrease the barakah of wealth, time, and intellect.

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December 12, 2021
Lifestyle

Twice as many terror suspects are white as are Asian, figures show

Children now make up one in eight of those arrested for terror offences, raising concerns about the far-right influence online

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December 10, 2021
News

China guilty of genocide against Uyghurs and other Muslims, tribunal says

The Tribunal delivers its judgment on whether China is carrying out serious international crimes against Uyghurs and other Muslims

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December 9, 2021
News

Muhammad — most popular boys' name in the UK for 5th year

Muhammad tops another list for the most popular boys' name in the UK

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December 8, 2021
Lifestyle

Startling report shows the racism and Islamophobia faced by NHS staff

The new report shows the level of discrimination, racism and Islamophobia faced by Muslim health workers in the NHS.

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December 7, 2021
News

Human rights groups urge EU to ban Israeli NSO spyware

In a letter, the groups said the European Union should 'take action' to stop the sale of the Israeli company's Pegasus technology

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December 7, 2021
News

Why KentOnline confronted Facebook users who ‘laughed’ at Channel tragedy

We speak to the journalist about why he challenged some of the posters and what they said

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December 6, 2021
News

Oldham school apologises to pupils praying outside in freezing cold

Social media users were outraged to see the biys pictured kneeling on the floor in their uniforms for Jummah.

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December 6, 2021
News

4 things you may have missed this week

A look back at some of the big stories from the week

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December 5, 2021
News

Here's how spending time with family increases your wealth

Imam Omar Suleiman highlights the importance of family ties and how it helps increase barakah

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December 4, 2021
Lifestyle

"When is he coming for me?" — MP asks PM about citizenship stripping

Imran Hussain asked Boris Johnson: “When is he coming for me?” during a heated PMQs debate over citizenship stripping

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December 3, 2021
News

Do you know which investments to pay zakat on?

Every year we give out 2.5% of our wealth as zakat, but which investments do we need to pay it on?

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December 2, 2021
Lifestyle

"It was never an option for me to take off my hijab and run"

Omar reveals death threats after Boebert’s Islamophobic comments

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December 1, 2021
News

Indian stars shun limelight for Islam

Indian actress Sabina Jat and rapper Ruhaan Arshad have has quit the limelight citing religious reasons.

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November 30, 2021
News

New report shows most British media is biased against Muslims

It reveals that almost 60% of online articles are negative about Muslims and Islam

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November 30, 2021
News

Watch — Muslim reading Quran is told: "This is a Christian country!"

A Muslim man was verbally abused on the London Underground for reading the Quran.

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November 29, 2021
News

Could the government revoke British citizenship without notice?

We look at the nationality and borders bill and the proposed changes that could see the government revoke British citizenship

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November 27, 2021
News

Islamophobia Awareness Month: What you need to know this week

As Islamophobia Awareness Month comes to a close, this is our last round-up of stories from the past week

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November 26, 2021
News

Watch: Malcolm X's daughter on her father and the Quran

We look back at Malikah speaking at Islam Channel's Global Peace & Unity Event in 2007.

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November 27, 2021
News

How the hijab is used as a tool in politics

The hijab has always been more than just a garment. But increasingly in Europe, it’s being used as a political tool against Muslims.

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November 26, 2021
Lifestyle

Are cryptocurrencies, forex and CFDs halal?

Find out more about the asset class that is causing the most buzz at the moment — cryptocurrency

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November 26, 2021
Lifestyle

Muslim MPs share shocking stories of Islamophobia, urge Tories to act

Muslim MPs shared their experiences of Islamophobia in a heated Commons debate on the topic on Wednesday.

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November 25, 2021
News

Children and women among 27 Channel victims after boat capsizes

At least 27 people, including 7 women and 3 children, drowned on Wednesday attempting to cross from France to England.

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November 25, 2021
News

Watch: Did Call of Duty offend Muslims?

Muslim Call of Duty players were outraged when they noticed pages of the Holy Quran scattered across the floor in a scene of the game.

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November 24, 2021
News

Malcolm X's daughter Malikah Shabazz found dead

Malikah Shabazz has been found dead just days after two men were exonerated for the murder of her much-revered father

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November 23, 2021
News

How fasting like a Muslim can help you lose fat — studies confirm

Recent studies have shown that fasting two days a week helps overweight people keep off the weight

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November 22, 2021
News

"Prayers and Duas" for Muslim Covid doctor who dies of virus

A Muslim NHS doctor, who has been selfless in treating Covid patients over the past two years, has died of the virus, aged 45.

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November 22, 2021
News

Islamophobia Awareness Month: What you need to know this week

Another round-up of stories highlighting the prevalence of Islamophobia in society

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November 21, 2021
News

Labour MPs demand government accept Islamophobia definition

Labour MPs urged the government to accept the APPG definition of Islamophobia

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November 19, 2021
News

Our brand new morning show — Salaam Britain

Islam Channel is proud to launch a brand new Muslim morning show called Salaam Britain — the first of its kind in the UK

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November 20, 2021
Lifestyle

How can Muslims invest like the rich 1%?

Find out how you can take part in the types of investments rich people make in a halal way

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November 18, 2021
Lifestyle

Who will be the seven people under Allah’s shade?

Learn about how we can be one of the seven that Allah (SWT) will protect on Judgement Day

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November 17, 2021
Lifestyle

Cricketer Azeem Rafiq says he was forced to drink wine at 15

The cricket re-lived some of his experiences as a player, including how he was forced to drink wine at the age of 15

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November 16, 2021
News

Thousands protest for Uyghur Muslim justice

Thousands of people turned up outside the Chinese embassy in London to protest against the oppression faced by Uyghur Muslims in China

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November 15, 2021
News

Dr Salman Butt wins government apology for falsely labelling him 'extremist'

The government apologises to the chief editor of Islam21c for falsely alleging he was an "extremist hate preacher."

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November 15, 2021
News

Muslim Somali hero stabbed to death saving 82-year-old woman

Tributes flood in for Ali Abucar Ali — the Somali Muslim who was stabbed to death trying to protect an elderly woman.

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November 15, 2021
News

Islamophobia Awareness Month: What you need to know this week

A look at some of the stories we covered this week for Islamophobia Awareness Month

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November 14, 2021
News

Watch: Schoolgirls uncover forgotten Muslim war heroes

The students at Eden Girls School became historians and were surprised to uncover descendants of WW2 veterans within their own families

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November 13, 2021
News

Zarah Sultana highlights the Islamophobia Muslim politicians face

Labour MP showed the extent of racist and Islamophobic hate mail she received following her bereavement leave

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November 12, 2021
News

Students defend LSE protest against "racist" Israeli ambassador

Student groups said they were protesting because they felt Hotovely's participation contravened LSE's policies on external speakers

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November 11, 2021
News

Watch: Investing in property the halal way

In this The Halal Money Show segment, host Ibrahim Khan looks at the benefits of investing in property and how you get involved

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November 11, 2021
Lifestyle

Muslim businesses concerned about potential halal meat limits

Muslim businesses voice concerns over potential quotas on how much halal and kosher meat is produced in the UK

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November 10, 2021
News

Watch our new current affairs show NewsTalk

Watch our brand new current affairs show on Thursdays at 9pm

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November 9, 2021
News
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