BMSD: Celebrating ten years of bringing democratic and secular Muslim voices to the fore.
10 YEARS OF BMSD – a commitment to equality and justice.
BMSD: Celebrating ten years of bringing democratic and secular Muslim voices to the fore.
10 YEARS OF BMSD – a commitment to equality and justice.

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  • BMSD Director of Media Tehmina Kazi addresses the Central London Humanists – 20.07.2016 | 25 Jul 2016
    • Overturning myths about the Government’s Preventing Violent Extremism agenda Tehmina is the Director of British Muslims for Secular Democracy, a group of Muslim democrats working to raise awareness about democracy, particularly secular democracy, within British Muslim communities and the wider public. Tehmina is executive producer of the documentary film Hidden Heart , and was also…

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Latest Articles

  • Don’t ban the burqa; challenge the modesty doctrines instead – 27.05.2016 | 27 May 2016
    • By Tehmina Kazi in Sedaa Unlike other articles on Muslim women’s sartorial trends, this one will not start with a terrible “thinly-veiled” pun, or a picture of a woman with her face covered in black cloth. Shazia Hobbs managed to avoid both these traps in her “Ban the burqa” article, which correctly identified religious fundamentalism…

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  • Why Charlie Hebdo was right to address the Brussels attacks – 08.04.2016 | 8 Apr 2016
    • by Tehmina Kazi, in Quillette magazine Once again, satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo has received significant opprobrium – much of it unjustified — for its recent editorial on the Brussels attacks. Posing the question “How did we end up here?” the editorial was a paean to secularism. It bemoaned the average French citizen’s inability to…

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