Rochdale’s Muslim community held a press conference earlier this week in response to grooming discrimination and the rise in Islamophobia. The following press release was issued on the e Wednesday 19 November, the day of the conference: Regarding the discrimination and violence against the Muslim Community in the Rochdale Borough [...]
Pro-Israeli American Jewish filmmaker, Ami Horowitz, was “surprised” at the reaction he got from University of California students when he waved the ISIS and Israel flag on campus. The video was a cynical attempt to mock the “wisdom” of students at one of the most prestigious universities in the US. Horowitz [...]
BBC Radio 4 speaks to Moazzam Begg regarding his view on returning fighters from Syria and the need to help them reintegrate them into society and not prosecute them.
Deputy editor of 5Pillarz, Dilly Hussain, delivers a lecture on the origin of ISIS at Oxford Brookes University. Syrian human rights activist Ghias al-Jundi also spoke at the event entitled “Who are ISIS?” Dilly explains the geopolitical implications the growth of ISIS will have in the region and the role [...]
YouTuber’s “Trollstation” try a social experiment in London’s underground when one of their actors spouts Islamophobic abuse to a Muslim but is met with strong opposition from non-Muslims on a train.
Millions of YouTube viewers have been captivated by the “Syrian hero boy” who manages to rescue a little girl while under gunfire. Now a group of Norwegian filmmakers have told BBC Trending they are behind it. They say it was filmed on location in Malta this summer with the intention [...]
The mayor of Tower Hamlets, Lutfur Rahman, has blasted Communities Secretary Eric Pickles and the BBC in a rousing speech to his supporters in East London. Rahman said: Tower Hamlets is a successful council that has delivered a low crime rate, great schools, affordable homes and given grants to disenfranchised [...]
In this short video Matthew Lester, a former member of the right-wing Islamophobic group Britain First, tells the story of why he left the group, his views on Islam and why he thinks the government manipulates the public.
WARNING: This video shows disturbing footage of Israeli police shooting and killing a Palestinian youth! At least 30 Palestinians were arrested in the Galilee village of Kufr Kana on Sunday as protests spread over the cold-blooded police killing of a youth on Friday. The video above shows Israeli police shooting [...]
A new online Muslim TV channel which will be targeted at the “global urban Muslim” is due to launch once it has raised around £300,000. Alcehmiya TV is spearheadeed by Navid Akhtar, who has 20 years of experience as a producer at the BBC and Channel 4. The chief marketing [...]
In response to the video ‘10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman‘, another woman decides to carry out the same experiment. However, she walks around New York for five hours in “normal clothes” and five hours in full hijab and jilbab. Watch the difference!
Israeli soldiers have invaded Al Aqsa mosque – the thid holiest site in Islam from where the Prophet Muhammad (saw) made his night journey. The invasion has led to speculation that a third intifada could break out against the Zionist occupation regime. Jordan has withdrawn its ambasdsador from Israel, Palestinian [...]
The Muslim world is undergoing its worst trauma in living memory. Across the Middle East Muslim is fighting Muslim. In some places the two major sects of Islam – Sunnism and Shiaism – are on the verge of civil war. The aftershocks of these conflicts are being felt all over [...]
In this report for BBC South, journalist Emma Vardy speaks to community leaders and the police about preventing extremism after six British Muslims from Portsmouth left the UK to fight jihad in Syria with ISIS. Emma Vardy’s news report includes comments from deputy editor of 5Pillarz Dilly Hussain, Syed Haque [...]
A social experiment that ended with an actor posing as an Islamophobe getting punched in the face has shown that Canadians are prepared to defend Muslims in the face of overt racist abuse in the wake of a recent terror attack. In an attempt to test whether Canadians feel safe [...]
Most of us may know someone whose been through a crisis of faith or perhaps even know someone who is no longer a Muslim. Islam may be the fastest growing religion in the world with the highest number of converts but there is a dark side often left neglected of [...]
The production of khat – a flowering plant that, when chewed, produces a euphoric effect – is a lifeline for many in Yemen, particularly considering the high unemployment rates and instability that continue to afflict the country, Yousef Mawry reports.
British Muslims are more alienated than ever before, which is driving more people to embrace radical ideas. That’s what journalist Assed Baig finds when he returns to his home city of Birmingham to ask Muslims about the “climate of fear” fuelled by the rise of Islamic State.
In this interview with RT News, deputy editor of 5Pillarz, Dilly Hussain, explains how Canada’s involvement in the US-led military campaign against ISIS will have a blow back at home. Wednesday’s shooting in Ottawa by “Muslim convert” Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, which resulted in the death of a Canadian soldier was a [...]
In this interview with RT News, deputy editor of 5Pillarz, Dilly Hussain, explains how the British government will not only be cracking down on ISIS supporters online via social media, but Muslim activists who question and criticise the UK’s foreign policy in the Middle East.
Muslim YouTubers, Adam Saleh and Sheikh Akbar have revealed their racial profiling “social experiment” video was staged. The footage showed a New York police officer frisking the pair 20 minutes after they changed from Western clothing into traditional Muslim clothes. The two comedians posted this apology on YouTube, and acknowledged their [...]
In this exclusive report for BBC South News, journalist Emma Vardy questions the role of the mosque and community leaders after six British Muslims from Portsmouth left the UK to fight jihad in Syria with ISIS. Emma Vardy’s news report includes comments from deputy editor of 5Pillarz Dilly Hussain, Imam [...]
Recently there has been a series of police raids, often using excessive force on the homes of young Muslims and their families across the UK. Independent advocacy group, CAGE organised an community event in response to these raids to create awareness of citizens’ rights and provide legal advice to those families [...]
In this exclusive report for BBC Inside Out, journalist Emma Vardy follows the story of six British Muslim men from Portsmouth who left the UK to fight jihad in Syria with ISIS. This episode of Inside Out includes interviews with deputy editor of 5Pillarz Dilly Hussain, Imam Monawer Hussain [...]
A shocking video that apparently shows a New York police officer pushing two Muslim men up against a wall just because of how they are dressed has sparked fury online. YouTuber Adam Saleh uploaded the video to the internet after claiming he had had enough of police officers “racially profiling” [...]