Category: Halal

Dec 13

I watched Muslims Like Us

I watched the first episode of Muslims Like Us last night. The cast list was a bit odd.  Yes, it was balanced between the sexes, with five men and five women.  But the racial and age mix was strange for me. Among the women was a middle-aged opinionated woman of white appearance in Islamic dress. She …

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Dec 08

BBC’s Muslims Like Us gives Islamic State a platform

We are growing used to the BBC giving us fake news on Syria and promoting transgenderism to children. But now they are putting our physical safety at risk by giving a platform to a supporter of Islamic State. Muslims Like Us “Muslims Like Us”, to be broadcast on Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th December at …

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Sep 06

In defence of Anjem Choudary

So Anjem Choudary has been jailed for terrorism offences. The preacher was sentenced to five-and-a-half years for encouraging Muslims to join self-styled Islamic State. I RADICALISED ANJEM ON A TV SET I met Anjem just once, on a TV set. The producers had tried to set up Anjem, myself and an orthodox Jewish rabbi against a comedian posing as …

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Aug 09

‘Muslim Sisters Only’ at Water Park

A water park which banned men and unIslamic clothing at a ‘Muslim sisters only’ event in August 2015 is staging a similar event this year.  But a ‘burkini’ event in France planned for September has just been cancelled.  (see below) PRAYER AREA IN 2015 The park, Water World in Stoke-on-Trent, promised a ‘designated prayer area’ …

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Mar 06

Is Islamic State un-Islamic?

The rise of ‘Islamic State’, as they call themselves, continues to concern the kind of non-practising, secularised Muslims you find at the BBC. Razia Iqbal, a journalist employed by BBC News, wrote on the BBC website last week about the London schoolgirls Kadiza Sultana, Amira Abase and Shamima Begum absconding to Islamic State in Syria. The …

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Jul 17

Halal stays ‘hors menu’ in French prisons

A plan to serve up halal meals to Muslim inmates in a French prison has been dropped, reports Associated Press. The council of state said yesterday that providing Halal meat at Saint-Quentin-Fallavier prison in Grenoble, eastern France, was impractical “owing to its financial cost and high needs for organization.” France’s Justice Minister Christiane Taubira also …

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Jul 08

Islamists murder children in Nigeria

Schools have closed after Islamists murdered 22 school children in North-Eastern Nigeria. The attack on a secondary school in Yobe came on Saturday and was carried out by Boko Haram, which literally means ‘book’ or ‘alphabet’ (by extension non-Islamic education) is ‘unlawful’. The Islamists forced the children into a dormitory and then shot them before setting …

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Jul 05

Who wants the Muslim call to prayer?

Channel 4’s move to broadcast the Muslim Call to Prayer during Ramadan has met with widespread incredulity. Anjem Choudary, who is helping restore tranquility in Egypt by calling for the imposition of Shari’a in the troubled country, has welcomed Channel 4’s decision. But elsewhere, the reaction ranges from the strongly negative to resigned shrugs, given …

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