Jenny Taylor

An established media professional, academic and writer, she trained with Yorkshire Post Newspapers and became the first race reporter in the Westminster Press Group, disconcertingly finding herself interviewing her heartthrob Cat Stevens, just after he became Yusuf Islam. She has travelled widely seeing the work of civil society organizations all over Asia and Africa at first hand. She is an expert on the connection between faith and culture, on which she has addressed parliamentary and Commonwealth gatherings. Her doctorate is from SOAS in London on Islam and secularization.

 


EGYPT: ‘God is the one who is taking care of me.’

by Jenny Taylor - 11th July 2012

Already deluged by refugees from across the continent, Cairo’s All Saints Cathedral copes with the worsening situation for migrant women, writes Jenny Taylor

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Malaysian scholar challenges Prince to promote freedom as Oxford Islamic Centre wins Royal Charter

by Jenny Taylor - 15th May 2012

Malaysian PM attends Charles’ reception – despite Malay Bible ban at home.

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(Still not) Finding Kony

by Jenny Taylor - 9th May 2012

The BBC’s Dan Damon has just been in the Central African Republic and Uganda, travelling with the US Army to report on the hunt for mass child-abductor Joseph Kony.  One hundred special-forces soldiers are deployed there to assist armies of four countries still ravaged by the brutal leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army. Lapido asked Dan about his week-long trip into one of the most remote parts of Africa.

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