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BMSD Director Tehmina Kazi is interviewed for a Rationalist Society of Pakistan video on Secularism and Islam
Secularism and Islam from RSOP Project on Vimeo.
Professor Alexis Jay’s report on child sexual exploitation in Rotherham has been met with an array of trite responses. Some commentators have placed undue emphasis on the fact that child sexual exploitation happens in all communities, obfuscating the fact that offenders of Pakistani origin are over-represented in this specific form of child sexual exploitation (on-street…Details
Fri 28th Nov Tehmina Kazi, 16:30 (Z26) Director of British Muslims for Secular Democracy One of the BBC’s 100 Women in 2014 ‘Muslims and Progressive Politics’ http://www.yarmschool.org/general-information/school-news/politics-society-events/Details
‘This House Believes that Western Feminism has Failed the Developing World’ Week 5 Debate @ The Cambridge Union Society BMSD Director Tehmina Kazi spoke in opposition to this motion. Listed by The Cambridge Union Society Thu Nov 13 7:30 pm The Cambridge Union SocietyDetails
In the latest issue of CHARTIST, Tehmina Kazi writes on the complications found in efforts to unite Muslims During September 2014, the #notinmyname hashtag went viral. Young British Muslims at the East London-based Active Change Foundation created a video condemning ISIS, with a tagline at the end: “ISIS do not represent British Muslims.” This was…Details
British Muslims for Secular Democracy (BMSD) response to the torture and murder of Shahzad Masih and Shama Bibi
PRESS RELEASE – 7th November 2014 British Muslims for Secular Democracy (BMSD) are alarmed and deeply saddened to hear about the torture and murder of Christian couple Shahzad Masih and Shama Bibi, in a village in the Punjab, Pakistan. The incident occurred after a local, Yousaf Gujjar, alleged that Shama Bibi had burnt the Qu’ran.…Details