By Andrew Brown This article first appeared in The Guardian It is a trope among people who loathe and fear Islam that their fear and loathing has nothing in common with racism because Islam is not a race, the implication being that hating Muslims is rational and wise whereas hating black people is deeply irrational … Continue reading Why I don’t believe people who say they loathe Islam but not Muslims
Chapter 2 verse 197 of The Holy Quran instructs people to make provision for Haj. Most people take this to mean save money for their Haj and leave sufficient means for the family left behind. But the Holy Quran says that the best provision to make for Haj is to follow Allah’s Commandments. Without doing … Continue reading [Video] Don’t go to Haj!!
John Pilger investigates the media's role in war. He traces the history of 'embedded' and independent reporting from the carnage of WWI to the current wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. In case you missed our post about the programme being aired on ITV, we have good news for you. You can watch the programme (and … Continue reading The War You Dont See – Watch it here
This programme will air on ITV on the 14th December 2010. This is a remarkable documentary in which the winner of journalism's top awards for both press and broadcasting, including academy awards in the UK and US television, John Pilger, himself a renowned war reporter, questions the role the media in war. The War You … Continue reading The War you don’t see