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‘Islamophobia’: A contested term in UK discourse

Recent claims that Islamophobia does not exist has prompted questioning over whether the term, which some argue conflates the anti-Muslim and the anti-Islam, is a useful one to use.

Muslims Against Anti-Semitism’s full-page ad in two national newspapers pledged Muslim...

Muslims Against Anti-Semitism (MAAS), “a collective group of British Muslims who believe that antisemitism within Muslim communities has gone on for far too long”, have established their organisation and its mission statement with a post in the Telegraph and the Times entitled “We Muslims have one word for Jews. Shalom”.

Channel 4’s ‘Who Speaks for British Muslims’ sparks criticism for its...

The twenty-six minute programme, which aired on Channel 4, accused the Muslim advocacy group MEND of being linked to racism and extremism.

‘The Silence of the Liberals’ criticises the British left-wing for damaging...

Nick Cohen discusses how the British left-wing fail to support, and sometimes undermine, liberal progressive Muslims who are fighting inequalities endorsed by culture and religion in their community. But his argument fails to appreciate the nuances of the current debates surrounding British Muslim communities.