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The influence of radical Islam is growing in the UK and as an ideology it seeks to shape our political and social landscape. From the introduction of sharia councils, and Islamic finance, to the implications on freedom of speech and women’s rights, the presence of Islamism in the UK has great repercussions for all of us. At Christian Concern we aim to raise awareness of the impact that this may have on the UK and offer a Christian response.

Articles

  • February 6th, 2019
    In 1989, an Iranian 'fatwa' was issued calling for the murder of Salman Rushdie following the publication of his book, 'The Satanic Verses'. 30 years on, Tim Dieppe looks into how this event has caused the fear of religious offence - particularly fear of appearing Islamophobic - to censure our freedom of speech and expression.
  • January 25th, 2019
    The Council of Europe has passed a hard-hitting resolution this week which calls on the UK to take six specific actions in relation to the influence of Sharia law. Tim Dieppe welcomes the points made and shows how Sharia law is, practically speaking, incompatible with human rights.
  • December 19th, 2018
    Christian Concern welcomes today’s ruling by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights concerning the application of Sharia law in Europe. Christian Concern intervened in the case because of the increasing influence of Sharia law across Europe, including in the UK.
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