Hate crimes towards Muslims in Bournemouth have nearly doubled since last year. The statistics, released by Dorset Police, show how hate crimes against members of the Islamic community have occurred more frequently than in previous years, nearly doubling the amount recorded last year. Figures were released from the Police after a freedom of information request from […]
When Sadia left her faith at 15, she faced abandonment, now she lives a life completely detached from her childhood. Jessica Langton reports
APOSTATE – a person who renounces a religious or political belief or principle. In the UK we are privileged with ‘Freedom of thought’, allowing English citizens to practice whatever religion they choose, or in this case don’t choose. Although this is the law in the UK – some Muslims still follow a historical teaching which condemns apostasy […]
When I became a Christian I avoided telling my mum for a really long time because I was scared of what she might say. I remember when I did tell her I wasn’t a Muslim anymore – she cried every time she looked at me, she stopped cooking for me. It was heartbreaking seeing my […]
In this short documentary Hollie Wong investigates the controversial UK anti-terrorism legislation, Prevent.
A Dorset project is pushing for Islam to be a compulsory part of the Religious Education curriculum in Poole and Bournemouth. As the current RE syllabus for the local area is being reviewed, Faith Links, an inter faith project for Bournemouth and Poole, believes it is essential that local schools properly educate their students about […]