STATEMENT- Rochdale Muslim Community on release without charge of Rochdale Family

The following is a statement submitted to Majed’s blog from members of the Rochdale Muslim community including Teachers, Businessmen, Solicitors, Healthcare professionals and Community activists that … [Read More...]

#PeshawarAttacks

TWEETDECK- #PeshawarAttack- Condemn Terrorism, US Presence & Incompetent Govt

  By Majed Iqbal- The attacks on a School in Pakistan in Peshawar which has seen over 140 slain in cold blood in a terrorist attack have shocked and appalled us all. What could drive such … [Read More...]

Asian Express December Yorkshire Edition 1

ASIAN EXPRESS- Rochdale Grooming Scandal & rising Islamophobia

By Majed Iqbal- Muslims in Rochdale, for the first time, have collectively spoken out against the rise of Islamophobia and discrimination that the town’s Muslims are facing post the Grooming scandal … [Read More...]

STATEMENT- Rochdale Muslim Community on release without charge of Rochdale Family

The following is a statement submitted to Majed’s blog from members of the Rochdale Muslim community including Teachers, Businessmen, Solicitors, Healthcare professionals and Community activists that … [Read More...]

Jawaab TV Debate in Manchester

Jawaab Debates- “Pakistani Caste System Biradiri Kinship” (Part 1)

I was invited by Jawaab TV, a youth movement based in Uk which describes itself as "A movement of grassroots voices. Campaigning towards a world free of social oppression, xenophobia and inequality" … [Read More...]

ASIAN EXPRESS- Twins have the ‘Urban-Nasheed’ Factor

 By Majed Iqbal- Meet Nabeel Hussain and Aqeel Hussain – two Birmingham-based twin brothers who have made an explosive  entry into the world of chart topping music, but with a distinct … [Read More...]

TWEETDECK- What effect will the CTS bill have? #StopTheBill

Majed's Blog participated in the twitter storm for the hashtag #StopTheBill on Sunday night at 8pm in an attempt to highlight the draconian nature of the new proposed 'Counter Terrorism and Security … [Read More...]

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VIDEO- “Grooming for Sex, Trafficking, Sexual exploitation”- Ummah Channel

British Politicians, Far right groups and national media have tried to equate Sexual exploitation and grooming of young girls for sex as an ethnicity … [Read More...]

BBC Big Questions

BBC Big Questions Appearance on EDL and Grooming

I participated on BBC’s ‘Big Questions’ earlier in April this year, a flagship program which addresses current issues from a moral, ethical and … [Read More...]

Niqab Debate Highlights- Ummah Channel Show

Ummah Channel UK did a 3 day special surrounding the discussions on the Niqab which recently resurfaced again. I was invited as a guest on Day 1 to … [Read More...]

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ITV News Report Appearance- Shafelia Ahmed Trial Verdict

ITV News visited Rochdale to find out the views of young Pakistani's on the Shafelia Ahmed Honour killing Case. The term 'honour' was discussed and … [Read More...]

DM Show

DM Question Time- Youth Debate: Pak-US Relations

Majed was invited to the second part of a Youth Debate Show on the issues surrounding Pakistan today on the UK Based Pakistani Channel, DM … [Read More...]

Sky News Interview

SKY News Interview on Bhutto Assassination

In light of the current events in Pakistan with the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, Sky news visited Rochdale to ascertain the views of young … [Read More...]