Owaiz Aslam

Owaiz Aslam is an experienced  educator and scholar-practitioner who is passionate about supporting young peacebuilders by training them in interfaith & inter religious activities by increasing young people’s civic engagement and democratic participation. He has been proactively designing interfaith curricula for students at schools & colleges and carries out research in the field of peacebuilding. Aslam has invested several years founding the global partnership organisation, the Indian Pluralism Foundation, which Read more

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Noor Dahri

Noor Dahri is the Founder and Executive Director of Islamic Theology of Counter Terrorism- ITCT, a UK based Counter Islamist Terrorism Think Tank. Noor is also a contributing writer at US Homeland Security Magazine. Noor has recently been appointed as a Counter Terrorism expert at the International Team for the Study of Security (ITSS). Dahri studied an MSc in Terrorism, Security and Policing from Leicester University. He has also advised Read more

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Dr Rakib Ehsan

Dr Rakib Ehsan is a British independent analyst and writer, specialising in matters of social cohesion, community relations, and public security. He was appointed as a patron to Muslims Against Antisemitism in June 2021. Dr Ehsan holds a BA in Politics & International Relations (First-Class Honours), MSc in Democracy, Politics and Governance (Pass with Distinction), and a PhD in Political Science, all obtained from Royal Holloway, University of London. His Read more

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Jews Don’t Count. But Why Should They? A Book Review

By Wasiq Wasiq Antisemitism came to the public consciousness no greater than when the Labour Party, under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn, failed the Jewish community. So spectacular was this failure, that it led the Party to be investigated by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). To put this into context, the only other party to gain the EHRC’s attention and therefore be subjected to an investigation was the Read more

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Why We As Muslims Must Challenge Antisemitic Language Like This

The sad fact is that both Christian and Muslim communities have been affected by antisemitic tropes and language over specific times in history and in the modern world. The language and the tropes remain similar though historical events and linguistic impacts may be different. These tropes against Jews heighten when power relations are misused to blame or demonise Jews for problems that may be taking place in society, or when Read more

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This Holocaust Memorial Day, we need to stand together against antisemitism

By Elizabeth Arif-Fear, Trustee Every year, on 27th January, the world commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day. Remembering the horrors of the past is essential in order to ensure to stop such tragic events from repeating themselves. This date is particularly poignant as it marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, where at least 1.1 people were murdered. Throughout the Holocaust, Jews, Roma, members of the LGBT+ community, political prisoners, disabled individuals Read more

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The U.A.E. unites Yemeni Jewish Families Separated for Decades

The United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) has facilitated two families of Yemeni Jewish heritage in their re-unification in the country. The U.A.E. helped in bringing together two Jewish Yemeni families and their relatives who had not seen each other for decades, this coming after the country facilitated the re-unification of another family of Jewish heritage a few months ago. These re-unification drives have been part of a warming of relations between Read more

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