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.
BBC Radio 4’s ‘Too Young to Veil?’ examines controversy around primary school age girls wearing the hijab
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.
British middle-class Muslim children homeschooled because of racist bullying in mainstream schools, paper finds
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.