Sunday, 24 June 2018

"Dear Ed Husain, don't let your call for moderate Islam give Israel a blank cheque

Following the publication of his new book 'House of Islam' I take Ed Husain to task on his portrayal of Israel and Zionism and his criticism of young Muslims for expressing Palestinian solidarity.

EXTRACT: "And then, in a sentence that staggered me by its hypocrisy, you ask your readers: “Is there a Gandhi or Nelson Mandela who can lead Palestine to making peace with its neighbour?” when a few paragraphs before you have just excluded as illegitimate the very tactic which both men used to win the liberation of their people – boycotts."

Read the full post at Patheos.