Can’t get a job cos I’m Muslim

Muslims and the workplace

By Majed Iqbal-  You maybe surprised by the title and be thinking “Hey , i’m Muslim and i’m in a job!.” or “That cant be true for 2016 can it?.” The reality is, many Muslims are finding it hard to bag jobs when in competition with others. Many out there are being denied access to job […]

One in two women have been sexually harassed at work

1 in 2 women have been sexually harrassed in the work place.

By Majed Iqbal- A study, dubbed as the largest of its kind for a generation on sexual harassment at work, has discovered more than half (52%) of women, and nearly two-thirds (63%) of women aged 18-24 years old, said they have experienced some form of sexual harassment within their workplace. The report found concerning trends of […]

Muslim World Liberalisation OR Islamicisation? Ummah Channel Show

Liberlaisation or Islamicisation

What is the way forward for the Muslim world? Is it westernisation of ideas, systems and government and following the Liberal West? Is it token aspects of Islam intertwined with Secular cogs to steer society forward? Is it the comprehensive implementation of Islam in all its ideological entirety from Economics, Judiciary, Social, Governance to Foreign […]

#Tweetdeck- Mumtaz Qadri- Hero or Villain?

Mumtaz Qadri, who shot the politician, Salman Taseer at an Islamabad market in January 2011 whilst working for him as his bodyguard believing his former Boss had blasphemed against Islam and Prophet Muhammed was hanged today. Majeds Blog presents his tweets shedding some much needed perspective on the issue. Check out majedsblog Twitter feed on twitter.com/majedsblog The […]

NEWSWATCH- Cameron- “Muslim women are ‘Traditionally Submissive'”

Traditionally submissive?

British PM, David Cameron said that there are over 160,000 muslim women who need to learn English. Surprisingly he asked how would these women be able to save their children from the influence of ISIS if they could not communicate in English. Was he right? Was it correct to target Muslim women specifically? Is english […]

JUMAH KHUTBA- Rabiul Awwal- Fulfilling the mission of the Holy Prophet ﷺ

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By Majed Iqbal– Assalamu `alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatahu. Insha’allah you are all in the best state of health and Imaan. Please take time to send durood (salutations) upon the Holy Prophet ﷺ (Allah’s peace and blessings be be upon him), especially on the Day of Jum’ah. Abu Hurayrah (ra) may Allah be pleased with him […]

TWEETDECK- Looking into the #ParisAttacks

The tragic and horrific events that occurred in Paris have deeply moved people around the globe. The incidents in which 129 people were callously murdered in cold blood whilst on their routine daily activities on the eve of Friday have been condemned by  all, including Muslims living in Europe who shared the grief and pain […]

COMMENT- Government Fanaticism to cure ‘Extremism’ in Madrassas?

By Majed Iqbal– It was a few weeks ago when British PM, David Cameron announced that he would enforce tough measures on any educational institute that promotes intolerance and extremism. Weeks after these announcements, many are now beginning to see the irrelevance of his words uttered at the Tory Party Conference and are realising the repercussions […]

#TGBBO- The Cake with an Identity crisis

By Majed Iqbal– Earlier this week, we saw the grand finale for the ‘Great British Bake Off’ Show which has been dubbed by some as ‘Britain’s ultimate TV baking contest’. I have to be honest, i’ve only ever caught a few snapshots of the show! Nadiya Hussain, a Luton-born 30-year-old mum-of-three stole the show and became victor. […]

#Tweetdeck- BBC3 Documentary- “We want our country back”

On Tuesday 8th October, BBC3 aired a documentary about Britain First, an new name in far right politics. Deputy leader Jayda Fransen and leader Paul Golding were followed by a presenter who wanted to get a feel for the new movement which had hit headlines with publicity stunts outside Mosques and in densely populated Muslim areas. […]