ASIAN EXPRESS- Syria- Govt can’t differentiate between Aid work & Fighters

By Majed Iqbal- With Britain’s counter-terrorism police concerned that British men involved in aid work for Syria may return to the UK radicalised by hardline Islamists, charities are now being scruitinized about aid or money going out to international conflict zones. READ FULL ARTICLE on link below ONLINE PAPER Advertisements

ASIAN EXPRESS- “We need to learn from Asian and Black Communities on looking after the elderly” says MP

By Majed Iqbal- An MP has raised eyebrows, commenting on the endemic problem of isolation of elderly people by citing Black and Asian people as role models and their family structures in looking after their elderly. READ FULL ARTICLE ON links below WEB ARTICLE (Page 22) ONLINE ARTICLE  

ASIAN EXPRESS- “Operation Trojan Horse- The Muslim takeover of Birmingham Schools”

  By Majed Iqbal- A leaked document last month claimed an alleged plot to oust twelve Birmingham head teachers to make their schools more suitable to accommodate Islamic principles. Click below to read the full Article online WEB ARTICLE ASIAN EXPRESS- Yorkshire Edition (Page 8) ASIAN EXPRESS- National Edition (page 10)

COMMENT- Maria Miller isn’t the Problem, its the Political System!

By Majed Iqbal- Over the last week, Culture Secretary Maria Miller has come under fire as once again another MP expenses saga is disclosed. This time amounting to a staggering £45,000 claimed for housing. Evidently, we have a public and a media who are furious and rightly so. Taxpayers money being used for MP’s personal […]

“The Rise of the Far-Right”- Ummah Channel Show (15 mins)

I was invited onto Ummah Channel, a popular UK-based Satellite Channel, on the community platform Show to discuss the Growth of Far-right parties across Europe and their implications for us as a Muslim Communities living in the West.

#ReleaseMoazzam Protest Pictures

Todays protest was attended by a wide range of people in Birmingham in support of Moazzam Begg who was arrested and charged on a flimsy premise of supporting Syrians with Aid and exposing the UK Government’s & M15’s role in rendition and torture outsourced to the Syrian regime under Assad

TWEET DECK- “Moazzam Begg Arrest”

A leading Muslim activist, Moazzam Begg was arrested yesterday dubiously by West Midlands Police under ‘suspicions’ of Terrorism. The ex-Guantanomo detainee has had a massive response and show of support from the Muslim community so far. Majed’s Blog responded too in defence and tweeted the following "Four Britons Held Over 'Syria-Linked Terrorism'" @moazzambegg is detained for […]

Maajid Nawaz Twitter Fury- Ummah Channel Show (6mins)

I was invited onto Ummah Channel, a UK-based satellite Station, on the ‘Community Platform Show’, to discuss the recent insulting incident where a Muslim standing up for elections as MP tweeted a picture which Muslims found offensive.

COMMENT- Blair absolves responsibility of creating an unsafer world, again

By Majed Iqbal- Tony Blair has continued to argue his case that Radical Islam or extremist Religious interpretation as he recently put it, is the fundamental cause for world conflicts. Blairs comments appeared in the Observer Newspaper in reference to the conflict in Syria and its spillover in neighbouring countries. Blair said “There is one […]

TWEET DECK- “Is Islam being criminalised?” Event Coverage

Last nights event titled “Is Islam being Criminalised?”, held in Central Manchester was widely attended by over 600 people at the venue whilst around 2000 people tuned in to watch the online broadcast over the internet. Six speakers poured their hearts and souls into detailing the challenges the Muslim Community faces in light of new […]