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While New Zealanders may have come together in solidarity with the Muslim community after the Mosque attacks, the United Kingdom has seen a disturbing...
This August, a documentary play based on over two hundred interviews from over ninety witnesses, including some of the teachers, pupils, parents, and governors involved, will explore the Trojan Horse scandal. Its writers say it aims to give a voice to the Muslim community in Birmingham traumatised by the events.
Shaimaa Khalil discusses the rising trend in the UK of primary school girls wearing the hijab, whether there is a need for concern about this, and who, if anyone, has the right to decide what young girls wear.
The paper, from the University of Portsmouth and the University of Birmingham, has found that middle-class British Muslim parents are homeschooling their children because they are being subject to racist bullying in mainstream schools.