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Student Representatives Really Don't Like The Office For Students But There's A Call For The NUS To Be On It

MPs are banging the drum for the NUS president to sit on the board of the Office for Students, but she and other student representatives have expressed misgivings about the regulator.

Aisha Gani • One year ago

These Women Ex-Prisoners Made Christmas Decorations For Elderly People And It’s So Heartwarming

"It is therapeutic art – in our communities we don't really use art therapy."

Aisha Gani • One year ago

Here's The Story Behind The Muslim Choir Whose Stunning Grenfell Tribute Got Praise From Prince Harry

"Prince Harry apparently looked over at the girls and mouthed 'well done'," said the teacher who conducted the moving tribute.

Aisha Gani • One year ago

People Are Taking The Piss Out Of The Blue UK Passport That's Coming After Brexit

"The new blue passport looks literally nothing like the old blue passport, which half the country couldn’t remember anyway."

Aisha Gani • One year ago

MPs Say Muslim Charities Aren't Recognised For All The Work They Do At Christmas

“These preliminary findings will, we hope, move us to look again at a community of less than three million people who, through their charitable activities, punch far above their weight.”

Aisha Gani • One year ago

This Is What Happens When A Mosque Becomes A Homeless Shelter

BuzzFeed News joined volunteers at the mosque at the centre of Grenfell Tower relief efforts, which has now opened its doors to the capital’s homeless.

Aisha Gani • One year ago

Bella Hadid Opened Up About Trump's Jerusalem Decision On Instagram

"Watching the news and seeing the pain of the Palestinian people makes me cry for the many many generations of Palestine."

Aisha Gani • One year ago

Trump Retweeted Anti-Muslim Videos Posted By Far-Right Group Britain First

Trump's tweets drew criticism from UK Prime Minister Theresa May and rebukes from around the world. The White House vigorously defended the tweets, saying they spoke to a national security issue.

Jim Waterson • One year ago

Young Muslims Aren't Convinced By Facebook's New Safety Partnership With Imams

"They're not saying 'We're going to tackle hate speech,' what they're saying is 'You're gonna help us drown it out by sharing positive stories.'"

Aisha Gani • One year ago

Over 1,000 Teachers And Academics Want To Know Why School Inspectors Are Asking Kids About Their Hijabs

More than 1,000 teachers and academics have condemned the move as "dangerous in a climate in which street violence, abuse and attacks on Muslims are increasing".

Aisha Gani • One year ago

21 Historical Pictures Of What Life Was Like For Muslims In London That Will Make You Say “Wow”

A look at the historical photos and documents in the UK's first archive dedicated to British Muslims.

Aisha Gani • One year ago

This Muslim Woman Discovered There Was A Price To Pay For Free Speech

Yassmin Abdel-Magied has done what the trolls have been longing for and left Australia. She talks to BuzzFeed News about finding acceptance and solidarity in Britain and why she'll never choose the easy option of keeping quiet.

Aisha Gani • One year ago
Aisha Gani • One year ago

Boris Johnson Has Been Warned An Embassy In London Has Been "Colluding" In Reprisals Against Human Rights Protesters

A senior MP has accused the embassy of Bahrain of colluding in the torture and interrogation of the family members of a human rights protester.

Aisha Gani • One year ago

Why The Government Needs To Look At How Anti-Muslim Racism Passes The Dinner Table Test

"It's not just about individual violent attacks... It is something that's structural."

Aisha Gani • One year ago

It Took The Government 19 Months To Speak About The Mother Detained In Iran, And Boris Johnson Messed It Up

From petitions and a letter signed by hundreds of MPs to debates in Westminster Hall – ministers been asked many times to do something about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in a high-security jail in Iran for the past 19 months.

Aisha Gani • One year ago

Boris Johnson Made A Statement About A Mother Detained In Iran. That Could Get Her In More Trouble.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband said her five-year sentence could now be doubled, but the Foreign Office has not retracted inaccurate comments made by Johnson last week.

Aisha Gani • One year ago

Councillors Say Some Pupils Will Miss Their One Hot Meal Of The Day After The Halal Meat Ban In Lancashire

During a debate on the ban, a Tory councillor appeared to criticise a task force on halal meat for having "two Muslims and a Jew".

Aisha Gani • One year ago

A Journalist And Her Driver Say They Were "Violently Stopped" By Police In London

Alaraby TV said its staff were subjected to "unjustifiable and violent treatment" by the Metropolitan police.

Aisha Gani • One year ago

This England Cricketer's Poppy Fell Off In A Photoshoot And People Have A Lot Of Thoughts

"I'm offended that Moeen Ali would allow Stuart Broad to wear those socks."

Aisha Gani • One year ago