Controversy, Islam and the Sunday Telegraph

According to BBC Newsnight’s pre-programme email newsletter some controversal articles that appeared in the Sunday Telegraph are brewing up a bit of a storm. They were authored by someone calling themselves Will Cummins and have already drawn the wraith of contributors to Dar Al Hayat and Arab Media Watch with writings designed to inflame and polarise viewpoints.

Here are links to some of the articles so that you can make up your own minds about it:

The Tories should confront Islam instead of kow-towing to it

We must be allowed to criticise Islam

The real danger is indiscriminate fear

Muslims are a threat to our way of life

Terrified publishers won’t print truth about …

I suspect that the debate on this could run and run.