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Tag Archives: Muslims
Jan 25 2013
Can a minority community use storytelling to create a new identity for itself instead of having its identity decided by majority culture? Polis Intern Paula Brito reports on a talk by US playwright and author Wajahat Ali and actor Riz … Continue reading
Posted by: January 25, 2013
Sep 29 2009
Terrorists love the Internet. Al Qeda is one of the Web’s most successful political organisations. So it is important that we pay attention to what the extremists say online. A research fellow working with Polis was watching as an Al … Continue reading
Posted by: September 29, 2009
Jan 23 2009
Channel 4′s excellent documentary on the Israeli media blockade of Gaza was on so late last night that it was probably unseen by many people. That’s a shame because Jon Snow’s Dispatches Special was an outstanding piece of media analysis.
Posted by: January 23, 2009
Apr 21 2008
It is now one of the most notorious names in recent history, but the Bin Ladens are interesting for more than producing Osama, America’s No 1 Enemy. They also represent the tensions within modern Islam and especially the Saudi version … Continue reading
Posted by: April 21, 2008
Feb 8 2008
Why has Archbishop Rowan Williams chosen to open up a public debate on Sharia law? The argument has provoked the usual heated comments that arise whenever Islam hits the headlines, so he must have had a good reason to stir things … Continue reading
Posted by: February 8, 2008
Dec 13 2007
Last night’s clash between Newsnight‘s Jeremy Paxman and Dean Godson, the boss of think-tank Policy Exchange was a better contest than Ricky Hatton against Merryweather. But while the TV sparks that flew were bright, they also illuminated some darker corners … Continue reading
Posted by: December 13, 2007
Nov 19 2007
The British broadcasting regulator Ofcom has rejected a complaint by West Midlands Police against Channel 4′s Undercover Mosque documentary.
Posted by: November 19, 2007
Nov 6 2007
The speech by Jonathan Evans, the new boss of MI5, attracted attention mainly for its warning about the increase in the number of Britons it has identified as people who “pose a direct threat to national security and public safety … Continue reading
Posted by: November 6, 2007