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  • Lonfon Central Mosque

    Why are places of worship the target of attacks?

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 5 November 2017

    The government has recently issued its Action Against Hate Crimes (pdf) plan, which provides a valuable overview of existing and… read more

  • The Changing Nature of Faith in Britain

    Alex Klaushofer 29 July 2016

    Mainstream thinking about religion in Britain is in a curious place. On one side are the atheists, loudly proclaiming that… read more

  • Religion in a post-Secular post-Christian Britain

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 12 July 2016

    A summary of the report issued by the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life A familiar flurry… read more

  • The Challenges and Changes of Religious Broadcasting in Britain

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed 17 October 2015

    Abdul-Azim Ahmed explores the changing face of religious broadcasting in the UK by discussing events at the Sandford St Martin… read more

  • Coming clean on Amritsar

    Ishmael Cohen 2 June 2014

    The siege of the Golden Temple in 1984 still casts a long shadow. Ishmael Cohen argues the British government must… read more

  • Baroness Warsi

    Faith in Politics: Interview with Baroness Warsi

    Laura Jones 30 March 2014

    Baroness Sayeeda Warsi is the first Muslim to serve in a British cabinet. Laura Jones spoke to her about her views on… read more

  • Why Holocaust Memorial Day Matters

    Ishmael Cohen 27 January 2014

      Holocaust Memorial Day is held on 27th January 2014 and is only into its second decade, having been established… read more

  • Is it British to Ban the Face-Veil?

    Sajda Khan 10 October 2013

    Why has Britain become so obsessed with an item of clothing known as the niqab worn by a minority of… read more

  • East London Mosque

    Religion in the UK – Census 2011

    Karen Willows 28 March 2013

    The figures from 2011 England and Wales census related to ethnicity and belief were released in December 2012. This is… read more