15 May 2019

Baroness Warsi: Conservatives ‘not the best arbiters of finding a definition of Islamophobia’

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

A row has broken out over a proposed definition of Islamophobia. The All-Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims suggested a definition calling it behaviour that is ” rooted in racism and is a type of racism that targets expressions of Muslimness or perceived Muslimness”.

Some Muslims have said it could prevent them from criticising religious hardliners. We speak to Baroness Warsi, who is part of the group that came up with the definition.