Activism

Media Accountability Matters

Attending MEND’s recent Media Masterclass has empowered me hold the media to account. You might ask why? It’s because I can. And so, can you! Living in the 21st century, the media is in fact, to date, the most influential platform that exists globally, there’s no denying that. The internet is frequently referred to as, […]

May 24, 2018 488 0 1

Why Do Some Muslims not Want to ‘Get Involved With Politics’?

Politics by definition are ‘activities associated with the governance of a country or area, especially the debate between parties having power’. The term is subject to interpretation and could also be defined as ‘activities aimed at improving someone’s status or increasing power within an organization.’ Politics essentially gives people a platform to display their beliefs, […]

May 3, 2018 138548 0 10

The Western Media’s Classification of a Terrorist is Racist

It’s no secret that the way in which the media portrays ‘Muslim’ and POC committed acts of terror is of vast contrast to the portrayal of non-Muslim or white committed acts of terror. Over the years, there is clear evidence of selective reporting where acts of terror are concerned, regarding word usage and diction. Predominantly […]

August 14, 2017 1484 0 6

Swedish Muslim Women Demand Equal Treatment From Scandinavian Airlines

On International Workers Day, protesters took to the streets of Stockholm, Malmo, Gothenburg and elsewhere in Sweden to show solidarity with Aye Alhassani, who was requested by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to remove her headscarf if she wanted a job as Traffic Assistant. Bolstered by the European Court of Justice directive in March which ruled that […]

May 5, 2017 2046 0 5

PODCAST: British Muslim Reflections Over The Westminster Attack

Despite a lack of pressure towards the Muslim communities, the position that many has left the Muslim communities divided of how they should respond. This podcasts takes a look this debate and lessons we should glean for the future.

April 5, 2017 639 0 0

PODCAST: Refugees Welcome – 3 Demonstrations Rock London in 2017

Imran Shah is joined with Moazzam Begg from Cage Prisoners, John Rees from Stop The War and Shamuel from Friends of Al-Aqsa.

March 31, 2017 574 0 0

Where are the Muslim millionaires?

Muslim Entrepreneurship: Its Role in the Movement Everything needs provision. Whether it be the projects we start, the institutions we run, the family unit we raise and sustain, or life itself. Therefore, the need for finance and entrepreneurialism cannot be underestimated when it comes to achieving equality and promoting justice in the world. Before we […]

March 14, 2017 625 0 0

Why Muslim activism is the biggest threat to the global status quo

There are two things that power structures tend to do: 1) avoid accountability, and 2) try to keep the power they have. This is particularly so if they have something to hide and are up to no good. It’s no secret now that Western government officials from various nations are involved in arms trade contracts […]

March 14, 2017 502 0 0

Nine political priorities for Muslims in 2017

With Muslims suffering from state Islamophobia and oppression, Imran Shah comes up with nine practical ways that Muslims can make a difference in 2017. 2016 has been bad, yes, but no one has suffered more than Muslims. So if we want to start getting ourselves out of this mess here are my recommended priorities for […]

March 14, 2017 547 0 0