Category Archive: Talking Back

Jan 24

Punk Protest

Pussy Riot – jailed for singing a song! Criticise David Cameron or the Church Of England and get two years in boot camp? Songs are not necessarily just for fun, and we should  think ourselves lucky we live here, says Jack Goodman What do Bob Geldof and Public Enemy have in common? Not much, admittedly. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://dandelionproject.org/pub/punk-protest/

Under the hijab – Muslim clothing

stuff 2 015

Under the hijab – mixing today’s fashion with the rules of the religion I interviewed a friend on what her views are on Islamic clothing restrictions for young Muslim women, what do her clothes say about her and how does her clothing choice change depending on where she is? As well as wearing colourful clothes …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://dandelionproject.org/pub/under-the-hijab-muslim-clothing/

Muslim call for peace

musliminstreet

‘Fight in the cause of God against those who fight you, but do not transgress limits’.  Too often this line in the Qu’ran is misinterpreted by many people, Muslim and Non-Muslim alike. This is wrong. As is anyone who misuses, in the same way, the biblical teaching of an ‘eye for an eye’. Bayo Adebiyi-Tanice wants to …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://dandelionproject.org/pub/muslim-call-for-peace/

Feb 12

Tough Times – bullying victims help others

My friend was cyber bullied for most of her years in primary school.  It got so bad, she tried to kill herself. But now she is working at The Times newspaper on a project to give advice to others who have the same problem, and to try and stop it By Aminat My friend knew …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://dandelionproject.org/pub/tough/