Author: DBM

The Times

UK prisons are failing to tackle Islamist extremism

The leaked report of a review into the prevalence of extremism in UK prisons reveals that the Ministry of Justice is failing to address the spread of Islamism among convicted criminals. Hate literature that was being “routinely distributed”  in at least ten prisons was “misogynistic and homophobic” in nature, and encouraged “the murder of apostates”. The...

Women Arab Spring

The Double Bind: Battling Misogyny, Fighting Racism

Double Bind features predominantly female writers from a Muslim background who understand what it’s like to face oppression based on gender within our communities, and discrimination based on faith or skin colour outside of it. We have taken full ownership of the fact that misogyny and extremism exist in our communities. All too often we...