23 March 2024 Statement by British imams challenge Gove’s ‘extremist’ insinuation

From middleeye.net’s report, “Over 400 British imams and religious scholars have signed a letter rejecting a new UK government definition of extremism that targeted several British Muslim organisations [. . . ] ‘We note that the discourse of ‘extremism’ relies on the faulty and academically baseless neoconservative notion that ideology is a cause of political violence,’ It said. ‘We observe that Mr Gove has a history of targeting Islam and Muslims under the label of ‘Islamism’.” click here..

These civil society organisations include prominent anti-Islamophobia and human rights bodies – MEND, CAGE and the Muslim Association of Britain.

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