The Virtual Mosque


MI5 stopped Scotland Yard taking Choudary down

From The Telegraph; The security services repeatedly prevented Scotland Yard from pursuing criminal investigations against hate preacher Anjem Choudary, it has been claimed.   Met counter-terror officers often felt they enough evidence to build a case against the radicalising cleric, only to be told to hang fire by MI5, because he was [...]


Latino Muslims mix religion & culture

By Ryan Schuessler in The Guardian; America’s only mosque founded specifically to be a place for Spanish-language programming for Latinos. Flores had just taken the shahada, the Islamic profession of faith, at the mosque’s first-ever Cinco de Mayo celebration on Saturday, where community members with roots in Colombia, Puerto Rico, Mexico, [...]


Deaths Under The British Empire

From The Independent; A new YouGov poll has found the British public are generally proud of the British Empire and its colonial past.   YouGov found 44 per cent were proud of Britain’s history of colonialism, with 21 per cent regretting it happened and 23 per cent holding neither view.   The same poll also found 43 per cent [...]