Latest Issue

Who speaks for Muslims in Britain?

No one—and that's not necessarily a problem

By Sameer Rahim   January 2016

Assistant Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Britain Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra gives a press statement on Lee Rigby's death from outside the Masjid Umar mosque in Leicester. ©Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Since the Paris attacks, British Muslims have felt under pressure. Should they denounce terrorism done in Islam’s name or does that admit complicity where none exists? A Survation poll published a week after the attacks…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect