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#FosterFriday: Muslim Foster Network launches ‘Fostering Friday’ as part of Ramadan...

The Muslim Foster Network (MFN) has made Friday 25th May, 9th Ramadan, as ‘Fostering Friday’, “a day of action to raise awareness of the need for Muslim Foster carers”, as it estimates 8,100 new foster families are needed in the next twelve months. These families are needed for Muslim children, many of whom (approximately 4000) are unaccompanied refugee children.

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.

UK teacher’s union votes to challenge Ofsted’s stance on banning hijabs...

A motion at the National Education Union’s annual conference has said that Ofsted’s stance on banning hijabs in schools risks community cohesion, with delegates commenting its ‘muscular liberalism’ is Islamophobic and racist.

UK government’s ‘Integrated Communities Strategy’ draws criticism for its emphasis on...

The ‘Integrated Communities Strategy’ green paper sets out “an ambitious long-term plan of action to tackle the root causes of poor integration and create a stronger, more united Britain”. It has invited submissions on this subject to its official consultation, which is running over the next twelve weeks. The paper has drawn criticism for its emphasis on minority communities, and ignorance of how spending cuts have hampered strategies already in place to achieve the paper’s proposed aims.