Media

The report is accompanied by a film called ‘Muslim Multicultures’, which was recorded at a workshop on ‘The New Muslims’ and a panel on the ‘The Muslim Question’ held at the University of Manchester in 2013.

Runnymede is also releasing a series of recorded conversations between prominent Muslims discussing certain aspects of the report. The first conversation is between Rushanara Ali, the MP for Bethnal Green and Bow and Humza Yousaf, the Scottish Government Minister for External Affairs & International Development and MSP for Glasgow speak about the problems facing Muslims in England and Scotland. They discuss Islamaphobia, the 'Go Home' campaign, changing demographics and how to improve representations of Muslims in government.

Listen here.

In the second conversation, Yasir Mirza, the Head of Diversity and Inclusion at the Guardian and Remona Aly, the Campaigns Director at Exploring Islam Foundation and a freelance journalist, explore what it means to be British and Muslim through looking at the UK media.

They speak about recent shocking events, including the Woolwich murder, Mohammed Saleem's murder and the Tipton Mosque bombing. They also look at positive female role models, such as Malala Yousafzai Finally, they cover headscarves and rock music and if Islam is more British than the EDL.

Listen to it here.

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