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 has been circulated widely locally to Community Leaders and on social Media in light of the recent releasing without charge of 6 Rochdale residents accused of trying to sneak into Syria with eight of […]

Rochdale Family arrested on Syrian Border- Released without Charge

By Majed Iqbal- The ‘Rochdale 9′, a family of nine including 5 adults and 4 children (minors not guilty of anything) caught on the Syrian Border and an individual under investigation in Rochdale have all been released without charge. Police said there was no evidence has uncovered to suggest any imminent threat ‘to the communities of Rochdale or the […]

Rochdale Family Turkey Arrests – Advice for Community Leaders

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 has been circulated widely locally to Community Leaders and social Media in light of the recent Rochdale Family Turkey Arrests Assalamualaykum, The revelations on the 3rd April 2015 of nine Muslims […]

‘Rochdale 9′ Syria Case- Media Hounds Muslim Community for story

By Majed Iqbal- Since Thursday, when news broke out on nine individuals from Rochdale caught on the Turkish border, allegedly attempting to enter Syria, there has been a huge Media Presence in the town. Whilst many would welcome this discourse, the climate of Islamophobia in Britain today, coupled with draconian laws that target the Muslim […]

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

#JeSuisMuslim Machester Conference

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

#PeshawarAttacks

  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 […]