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 Bill’ (CTS) which singles out the Muslim community exclusively. Read the tweets below from @majedsblog to understand what are the issues surrounding this new […]

TWEETDECK- #JeSuisMuslim Manchester Conference

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Majed’s Blog covered the #JeSuisMuslim Manchester Conference which was attended by a packed out hall of hundreds of attendees. Below are the Live tweets covered @majedsblog on Twitter, detailing the key messages an pictures of the event.   #JeSuisMuslimMancConf Event opens with Brother Osama reciting Surah Fatiha then surah Yasin #OurProphetOurHonour pic.twitter.com/eO6Y2hekti — Majed Iqbal (@Majedsblog) February […]

TWEETDECK- #WhoisMuhammad

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Majed’s Blog actively participated in the Twitter storm, last night, under the Hashtag #WhoisMuhammad, as a Nazraana-e-Aqeedat (Presentation/Gesture of faith) to the Holy Prophet ﷺ and to present a clear and un-compromising picture to the world of who he was and what he stood for. In light of the #charliehebdo Attacks and consequent publication of 5 million […]

TWEET DECK- ‘Charlie Hebdo Attack’- What is the Muslim response?

Majed’s Blog has been actively tweeting about the Paris attack where French Cartoonists, Editors and staff were murdered in cold blood. Whilst all Muslims will condemn the killings, below are a range of views which provide context and perspective to the debate on the events #CharlieHebdo are not martyrs for free speech as previously they […]

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

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  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 people to kill children in cold blood, set staff alive in front of students and to go on a […]

ASIAN EXPRESS- Rochdale Grooming Scandal & rising Islamophobia

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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 involving Asian men sexually exploiting young girls. In 2012, nine men of Pakistani descent were convicted and sent to prison for grooming underage white […]

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

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British Politicians, Far right groups and national media have tried to equate Sexual exploitation and grooming of young girls for sex as an ethnicity issue, singling out Pakistani Muslims as the figures of this crime. I was invited on Ummah channel on the community platform show to dispel these myths and provide a more detailed […]

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

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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’ […]