Sam Solomon

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Sam Solomon is a former Muslim who converted to Christianity and serves as the executive director of FFM - Fellowship of Faith for the Muslims, UK.[1]

Christian Concern

According to anti-Islamophobia monitoring group TellMAMA, Solomon worked against the Religious Hatred Bill in 2004 in co-operation with Andrea Williams, co-founder of Christian Concern, who has acknowledged that Solomon influenced her understanding of Islam.[2] He is listed as an 'Islamic affairs adviser at both Christian Concern and its affiliated Christian Legal Centre - Islamic affairs adviser[3]

'Charter of Muslim Understanding'

Solomon wrote the 2006 'Proposed Charter of Muslim' which contained a foreword by UKIP MEP Gerard Batten and suggested Muslims ought to sign a five-point declaration rejecting violence. [4] The Tory MP Robert Halfon called the call 'frightening' and 'sinister', comparing the proposal to a first step towards making Muslims wear 'a yellow star', as Jews were made to in Nazi Germany.[5]

Counterjihad conferences

Solomon was a speaker at the CounterJihad Brussels 2007 conference, and attended the Counterjihad Europa conference and the 2009 conference 'International Legal Conference on Freedom of Speech and Religion', organised by the International Civil Liberties Alliance (ICLA), also attended by UKIP peer Lord Pearson and well-known American anti-Muslim activists Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer.[6]

Geert Wilders 2011 conference in Nashville

In May 2011 Solomon spoke at the Geert Wilders 'A Warning to America' event at Cornerstone Church in Nashville, sponsored by the Tennessee Freedom Coalition and attended another one of the same organisation's events a few months later, together with Andrea Williams.[7]



  1. Biographies, CounterJihad Europa, accessed 5 January 2009.
  2. Steven Rose Sam Solomon, Christian Concern and Gerard Batten by Steven Rose, TellMAMA, 16 May 2014, accessed 24 February 2015
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 About - People, Christian Concern, accessed 10 February 2015
  4. Rowena Mason, Ukip MEP says British Muslims should sign charter rejecting violence, The Guardian, 4 February 2015
  5. Rowena Mason, Tory MP says Ukip politician's call for Muslim code of conduct is frightening, The Guardian, 5 February 2014
  6. International Legal Conference on Freedom of Speech and Religion, October 27 and 28, 2009, Congressional Auditorium, U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Washington, D.C., ICLA, 25 October 2009, accessed 24 February 2015
  7. Steven Rose Sam Solomon, Christian Concern and Gerard Batten by Steven Rose, TellMAMA, 16 May 2014, accessed 24 February 2015