Fear Spreads in Britain After Paris Attacks

December 27, 2015

Since the terrorist attacks in France, assaults on Muslims have been on the rise in Britain. In the wake of Paris attacks on November 13, fear is more widespread in Britain than ever before. The number of attacks on Muslims is currently at an all-time high. According to police figures, assaults...

Understanding Muslim Minorities Today

June 09, 2015

Racism and discrimination are key features in the study of Muslim minority experiences in western Europe. In this TEDx talk at Fatih University in 2014, I took the opportunity to explore the nature of Muslim minority experiences in the West, with a particular focus on Britain. The key issues...

Are British Muslims Becoming “Radicalized”?

February 26, 2015

Why are second-generation British Muslims joining the Islamic State? Following the murder of Lee Rigby in 2013, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair offered a characteristically vacuous response: “There is not a problem with Islam … but there is a problem within Islam.” That is, while...