Islam »

EXCLUSIVE: CORBYN’S BROTHER SPARKS DEBATE ABOUT ISLAM AND WAR-TIME RAPE

EXCLUSIVE: CORBYN’S BROTHER SPARKS DEBATE ABOUT ISLAM AND WAR-TIME RAPE

James Bickerton March 31, 2017 2

Jeremy Corbyn regularly claims to be a fervent and resolute opponent of Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hatred. If this is the case he should probably have a word with his older brother, Piers Corbyn, who’s

Read More »
Islamists are Not Oppressed

Islamists are Not Oppressed

David Browne September 9, 2016 0

In 2006, Christopher Hitchens warned against confusing the “gigantic power” of militant Islamism around the globe with “a cringing minority whose faith you might offend”. In a world where ISIS have since declared a

Read More »
The State Of Libya

The State Of Libya

Backbencher July 3, 2014 0

Contrary to a plethora of Western political analysis and media commentary following the 25 June 2014 general elections for the new Libyan parliament, the Council of Representatives, the State of Libya is not in

Read More »
Shunning Sharia Law: A Commercially Infeasible Campaign

Shunning Sharia Law: A Commercially Infeasible Campaign

Backbencher June 5, 2014 0

The commercial opportunities of Sharia are only begining to be realised, and Britain in at the fore In April 2014, many Western celebrities, among them, former NBC Tonight Show Host Jay Leno and Virgin

Read More »
Accepting Homophobia In Islam Is Lazy Racism

Accepting Homophobia In Islam Is Lazy Racism

Lee Jenkins March 27, 2014 1

It’s our fault a handful of bigots have hijacked Islam A 2009 poll by Gallup found that British Muslims have zero tolerance towards homosexuality. “None of the 500 British Muslims interviewed believed that homosexual acts

Read More »
Leave Russia Alone

Leave Russia Alone

Backbencher January 31, 2014 2

Left-wing activists who focus on gay rights in Russia overlook far more illiberal homophobia in other countries, argues Jack Wharton. On the BBC’s Andrew Marr show recently, Vladimir Putin gave an interview to selected

Read More »
Islam: Scapgoat Of Choice?

Islam: Scapgoat Of Choice?

Backbencher November 28, 2013 9

Bloody Muslims. Every generation has that one great enemy, doesn’t it? For the establishment and government, it’s useful to have a concentrated hate and distrust, for papers like the Mail, Express and redtops it’s

Read More »
What’s next for the EDL?

What’s next for the EDL?

Backbencher October 9, 2013 2

Lizzie Roberts welcomes the news that Tommy Robinson has left the EDL. I wonder how many other people were utterly confused when hearing Tuesday’s news that Tommy Robinson had left the English Defence League,

Read More »
Tommy Robinson is Gone: Now the Grown-Up Debate Can Begin

Tommy Robinson is Gone: Now the Grown-Up Debate Can Begin

Richard Elliott October 8, 2013 0

Richard Elliott interprets Tommy Robinson’s departure from the EDL as a chance to intelligently discuss radical Islam. Tommy Robinson, the public face of the English Defence League since its inception in 2009, has stepped

Read More »
Blaming Islam for the Westgate Mall attack is fruitless

Blaming Islam for the Westgate Mall attack is fruitless

Backbencher September 25, 2013 3

Joel Kibirige asks whether debating the role of religion in the Westgate Mall attack is the best way of moving forward. The recent atrocities in Kenya committed by al-Shabab have reignited debate regarding the

Read More »
twitter