Tag Archives: chris stevens

Complexity strikes

One of the frustrating things about trying to have an intelligent debate about matters Islamic is the tendency to simplistic polarisation.  One is the “nothing to see here” version, where raising any concern about trends within Islam and Muslim communities is dismissed as alarmist and likely racist or otherwise bigoted. Any concern or suggestion motivated […]

I think I’d better think it out again

More than 200 protesters gathered outside the US Embassy in London on Friday in protest at the anti-Islamic film that has sparked scenes of violence and murder in cities across the Middle East. The demonstrators, some of whom concealed their identities behind headscarves, were led by Anjem Choudhary, a well-known activist and former spokesperson for […]