The appointment of William Shawcross to lead the independent review of the Prevent policy is deeply disturbing. Shawcross is a man whose troubling legacy has demonstrated that he would be more likely to amplify the targeting of British Muslims rather than address the issue of extremism in a constructive and positive manner. As director of [...]
The Muslim Association of Britain doesn’t just take care of the religious needs of the Muslims, but also is actively involved in the Muslim community. Whether that is through issuing official letters to the authorities regarding current issues such as Trojan horse, or through writing articles about present issues such as Islamophobia to educate the community or through organising demonstrations against the Israeli massacre in Palestine. On a community level it also holds weekly circles of religious classes for the Muslim community.