British Muslims for Secular Democracy

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British Muslims for Secular Democracy
FounderNasreen Rehman and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

British Muslims for Secular Democracy is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting secularism in the United Kingdom.[2] It was founded in 2006 by Nasreen Rehman and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown.[3] The group believes the diversity of views among British Muslims is not adequately represented to wider British society and that their image is distorted.[4][5] The organization is considered by some to be a feminist and progressive Muslim organization.[6]


  • Yasmin Alibhai-Brown[7]


  1. ^ "What I now have in common with Jemima". Evening Standard. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
  2. ^ "Muslims launch new organisation to challenge perceptions". Asians in Media Magxine. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
  3. ^ Ahmad, Imran (2008-05-01). "Representing ourselves better". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
  4. ^ "British Muslims for Secular Democracy asks for pro-bono support". PR Week. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
  5. ^ Whitaker, Brian (2008-05-01). "Scratching secularism's surface". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
  6. ^ Nancy Graham Holm (2 February 2013). "Lonely Progressive Muslims: Trapped in the Crossfire Between Islamophobes and Intra-Muslim Hatred". Huffington Post.
  7. ^ "Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: The closed minds that deny a civilisation's glories". Independent. London. 15 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-15.

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