Weekly Links 17th-23rd September 2012

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Here is the thirteenth installment of our weekly links. Feel free to share your comments and recommend links.


King's College London's Farouk Peru reviews Channel 4's 'Islam: The Untold Story' for the Critical Muslim Blog.


Jenny Taylor, of Lapido Media, responds to Channel 4's decision to cancel the screening of Tom Holland’s ‘Islam: The Untold Story’.


Austin Dacey, for The Revealer, writes on the dethronement of blasphemy law and the challenges of a reconstituted modern legal framework.


The Oxford Union host a debate on whether the West can live with Islam, organised by the Muslim Debate Initiative.


Chris Allen shares his perspective on Citizen Khan, arguing that labelling the series ‘racist’ is not the key problem with the series.


The Guardian’s Hugh Muir reviews BBC comedy show Citizen Khan.


On Islam reports on a film, premiered at the Venice Film Festival, that offers a different reading of the ‘radicalisation’ of some Muslims.


Inayat Bunglawala talks about the response to the ‘Satanic Verses’ two decades on.


MMW’s Azra reports on the Islamic Society of North America convention, and the noticeable lack of female speakers.


Today’s Zaman looks at a variety of perspectives over the controversial film ‘Innocence of Muslims’.


NPR Radio’s Michel Martin in discussion with John Esposito and Al Jazeera’s Abderrahim Foukara on ‘Innocence of Muslims’.


The Telegraph’s John Bingham reports on Ted Cantle’s critique of ‘state multiculturalism’ to be outlined at the National Secular Society Conference.



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