VIDEO- Rochdale Muslim Community Press Conference on Islamophobia & Grooming

Rochdale Muslim Community Event on Islamophobia

Muslims from the Rochdale Area held a community Press conference to highlight the growing trend of Islamophobia post the Grooming Scandal which hit National headlines and sparked off a national debate on the role of Asian men in using underage ‘White’ girls for sex. The cross community event was covered by National Media- BBC on […]

‘Trojan Hoax’ – Birmingham Teacher speaks out about School Extremism probe

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 By Majed Iqbal- A school teacher from one of the schools being investigated under the ‘Trojan Horse’ investigation has broken his silence. Speaking exclusively to the Asian Express, he exposes what he believes was a ‘Pre-mediated’ plan. Inam Anwar, a senior Teacher, who has worked at the school for over five years as a Head […]

VIDEO- “Is ‘Extreme/bad’ Religion leading people to leave their faith altogether?”- Ummah Channel Show

Ummah Channel Show

I was invited onto the Ummah Channel show to discuss why some maybe sceptical of Islam and trying to distance themselves away from it. We explored the following questions Is Radical Islam a factor for why People may choose to distance themselves away from Islam? Is the Western narrative of ‘Either ISIS or the west’ […]

Rochdale Grooming case revisited- Who will address ‘Generation Sex’?

No community will accept the grooming of girls for sex. It is also not a time to point figures at victims and go through a blame game. What right minded, thinking individuals should be doing is questioning the values upon which society is built and how from here they plan to safeguard those under their protection.

Muharram 1436- “New Year- New Directions”

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By Majed Iqbal- Happy New year! Yes its not exactly the countdown at the New years eve do with people partying around looking forward to the 1st January and the 2015 new year. The Islamic Month of Muharram will be kicking in this week  and yes, this is OUR new year to wake up to today.

BBC Radio Show- “What should Britain do with returning Jihadists”

I was invited onto BBC Radio Manchester to discuss “What should Britain do with returning Jihadists” on Mike Sweeney’s Morning Show Participants for the debate were Haras Rafiq (Quilliam Foundation) Nasir Hafezi (Solicitor) Majed Iqbal (Blogger)

#TWEETDECK- Theresa May’s Proposals on Tackling ‘Extremism’

British Home Secretary, Theresa May has unveiled new plans to tackle ‘Extremism’ in Britain. It’s no surprise that it targets the Muslim community specifically and remains so open that anyone could be caught in the net, simply for even thinking about certain ideas. Majed’s Blog provides some insight with thought-provoking tweets on the issue to […]

TWEET DECK- 90 LIVE Tweets from the Manchester #KhilafahConference2014

Over 600 people convened on Saturday 13th September to discuss the pressing problems being faced by the Muslim World in Gaza, Iraq, Syria and domestically in Britain at the Khilafah Conference in Manchester. Majed’s Blog brings to you the LIVE tweets from the event detailing the key messages from the panelists. "Spread the discussion about Khilafah […]

VIDEO- Ummah Channel Studio Discussion- “Khilafat A controversial term?”

I was invited to a studio audience on the UK based Ummah Channel to discuss the term Khilafat in the modern context, its appeal to Muslims, repercussions for calling for it and understanding the latest phenomenon, ISIS, which has declared itself a caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria. Panelists include Mazhar Khan (Muslim Activist) Sharif […]

iPhone 6 OR Samsung S5? Your choice!

By Majed Iqbal- Yesterday saw the  hugely anticipated launch of Apple’s latest technology addition to the increasingly competitive mobile phone industry, presenting the world with its latest addition of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple Enthusiasts have waited a long time for this launch with online blogs/magazines driveling over the live feed as the Apple […]