A blistering and necessary chastisement of both the salafists responsible for the attacks that have shocked and divided communities in the UK over the past three months, and of Muslim apathy. And remember Dear Reader: apathy is almost as bad when perceived as when real.
Take home message: blaming foreign policy won’t cut it anymore…
The recent suicide bombing and terrorist atrocities which took a place in Manchester and London have once again provoked many of the wrong kinds of questions about Islam. Again, ordinary Muslims find themselves besieged by an increasingly emboldened right-wing media and left acutely embarrassed before their friends and colleagues as attacks carried out in the name of their religion become the ‘new normal’ now at home as well as abroad, with the result that, as even friendly commentators have pointed out:
‘In the wake of the massacre in…
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