Rochdale 6th Form Enrichment Day- “Around the Muslim World in 1400 years”

I was invited to Rochdale 6th Form College to Enrichment Learning sessions on Islam’s input to Human Civilisation over the centuries. In a time where Islam is being equated with backwardness and its role in Muslim Society is being questioned, these sessions aimed to highlight the hidden History of Islamic Civilisation which left a profound […]

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for my blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 31,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 11 sold-out performances for that many […]

VIDEO- ‘Facebook Revolutions’ Question Time

Majed attended the Blackburn Question Time titled “Facebook Revolutions” alongside a distinguished panel of speakers to face Questions around recent international events which have been the subject of discussion globally. Saudi Arabia was in the midst of demonstrations and just a few days before the “Inqilaab-e-Pakistan” protests were about to spark off, the distinguished panel […]

Majed invited as Panelist for Question Time- “Facebook Revolutions”

Majed will be attending the Blackburn Question Time titled “facebook Revolutions” alongside a distinguished panel of speakers to face Questions around recent international events which have been the subject of discussion globally. When Saudi Arabia will be in the midst of demonstrations and just a few days before the “Inqilaab-e-Pakistan” protests spark off, the distinguished […]

VIDEO BLOG CAMPAIGN- “To vote or Not to Vote?”

By Majed Iqbal- A new campaign will be launched today which will explore the big Questions on voting in this years Elections. Already being dubbed as the most important and closest of elections in decades, huge emphasis has been attached to getting out and voting by all parties. This comes in the midst of a year of […]

VIDEO- Extremism Debate and Discussion

Watch the Question Time event titled “Extremism, Islam and the Muslim Community on Youtube. The event drew hundreds and produced a productive enviroment for dialogue in the Rochdale Community. The Event was publicised in the press and was greeted with positive commentary after in local newspapers and regional websites. The Event Video is in five […]

Asian Image- Debate goes ahead despite MP backing out

Published on the Asian Image Website A Question Time Event looking at “Extremism, Islam and the Muslim Community” was attended by over two hundred people. The heavily publicized event drew extra attention after Paul Rowen MP backed out of the debate stating he did not want to give the members of the group Hizb-ut-Tahrir, who […]

Asian News- Hundreds take part in Debate

Published in the Asian News– 13/02/2008 A public forum organised to discuss issues affecting Rochdale Muslims was hailed a success despite one of its key panellists pulling out of the event just days before. The event, which was held in a ‘Question Time’ format, had been organised with local MP Paul Rowen to discuss extremism, […]

Rochdale’s Question Time Event on Extremism draws hundreds

Rochdale’s Question Time Event was greeted by over 200 eager members of the community on Saturday night including men and women, young and old, professionals and students, community leaders and Media who all attended for a real insight into the debate on “Extremism, Islam and the Muslim Community”. The Event, which was heavily publicized and […]