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Congratulations to Sadiq Khan – An Inspiration to UK Muslims

Despite a very dirty Tory campaign which sought to portray him as a friend of extremists, Sadiq Khan is poised to win the long and tough campaign to be the new Mayor of London. It is wonderful news and hugely symbolic … Continue reading

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The Shameful Smearing of Sadiq Khan MP

We are less than three months away from London’s Mayoral election to be held on 5th May 2016 and it should come as no surprise that the front runner, Labour’s Sadiq Khan, is being targeted by the right-wing press. Earlier … Continue reading

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Sadiq Khan On ‘Why Charles Moore Is Wrong About British Muslims’

The Shadow Justice Secretary, Sadiq Khan, has written a fine piece for the Daily Telegraph online today responding to Charles Moore. Charles Moore – an influential conservative columnist and former editor of the Daily Telegraph – wrote a column in … Continue reading

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MoS:”Death Threats to UK’s Top Muslim MP Who Voted For Gay Marriage”

Today’s edition of the Mail on Sunday has published a story about the threats and vilification that Sadiq Khan has been subjected to since he voted in favour of allowing civil marriages for gay couples. A religious leader called Mufti … Continue reading

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Muslim MPs Were Right to Vote in favour of Gay Marriage

A number of Muslim MPs voted in parliament last week in favour of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill. The House of Commons voted in favour of the Bill with the final tally being 400 in favour and 175 against, … Continue reading

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