Can’t get a job cos I’m Muslim

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 […]

#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- “Is Britain racist?”

On Monday 5th October, BBC3 aired a documentary titled “Is Britain racist?”- Presenter Mona Chalabi goes on a mission to investigate the reality of racism in Britain. Three reporters were sent undercover to reveal how much prejudice there is on the streets of Britain. Majed’s Blog presents the following Live tweets analysing the show during its […]

EXPOSED- Cameron & Theresa May’s Agenda on ‘Tackling Extremism’

The new Tory Government has decided to act on full speed to execute plans on ‘Tackling extremism’ before even its opponents could even recover from the hangover of the recent Election results. In full force, Cameron et al want to stamp their authority and mark, mirroring UKIP’s lame efforts of blaming the entire societal problems on […]

TWEETDECK- #JeSuisMuslim Manchester 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 […]

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 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- Rochdale Muslim Community Press Conference on Islamophobia & Grooming

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 […]

#TWEETDECK- Theresa May’s Proposals on Tackling ‘Extremism’

British Home Secretary, Theresa May has unveiled new plans to tackle ‘Extremism’ in Britain. It’s no surprise that it targets the Muslim community specifically and remains so open that anyone could be caught in the net, simply for even thinking about certain ideas. Majed’s Blog provides some insight with thought-provoking tweets on the issue to […]

Rotherham Grooming Case- Who is responsible?

By Majed Iqbal- The news of cases of grooming young and underage girls for sex by Asians in Rotherham has re-invigorated the same debate surrounding the role of race in sexual crimes. It was back in 2012 when Nine Asian men from Rochdale were sentenced to a total of 77 years in Jail for grooming young […]

News of the World Saga- The Big Boys & the Media

By Majed Iqbal- The verdict finally came. Rebekah Brooks was acquitted of all charges and on Andy Coulson, he was convicted of phone hacking in his time at the NOTW but the jury failed to reach verdicts in two other counts. In addition many other who have worked for the News of the World were found guilty […]