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 […]

Asian Leader Article- ‘To Vote or Not to Vote?’

More coverage has been given to Blog Video Campaign on “vote or not to vote” in the Asian Leader newspaper. It highlights how the campaign will attempt to gain a  grass roots view on politics from the local community in Rochdale. Click here to read online. Click here to read full article

ASIAN NEWS- Documentary will look at how Muslims view the election

A Rochdale blogger wants to hear your views on the up-coming general elections. Community activist Majed Iqbal wants to know how the local Muslim community views the current elections for his documentary, To Vote or Not to Vote. It will give people the chance to talk about how they feel about voting, the political parties […]

MUSLIMS.NET ARTICLE- Britons against sex classes for children

 (Part of Al-jazeerah publishing)- CAIRO – With the British government planning to offer sex classes in primary schools, a campaign has been launched on the world’s largest social network Facebook to counter the move, reported the Rochdale Observer on Saturday, April 25. “We believe the teaching of SRE (sex and relationship education) in schools is […]

ISLAMONLINE Article- Britons Against Sex Classes for Children

 CAIRO –  “Children do not need information, they need to be taught what is right and wrong,” Iqbal said.  With the British government planning to offer sex classes in primary schools, a campaign has been launched on the world’s largest social network Facebook to counter the move, reported the Rochdale Observer on Saturday, April 25. […]

ROCHDALE OBSERVER ARTICLE- School sex class faces opposition

The following article appeared in the Rochdale Observer Newspaper highlighting the Rochdale Campaign by the Muslim Community on the SRE issue. A CAMPAIGN has been launched against government plans to introduce sex and relationship education to primary school children as young as five. Majed Iqbal, a Rochdale Muslim community activist, has set up a Facebook […]

ASIAN NEWS ARTICLE- Sex education is parental responsibility says campaigner

The following article was published on the Asian News Site covering the Rochdale campaign against SRE for 5 year old primary school children. A MUSLIM community activist is campaigning against government plans to introduce sex and relationship education to primary school children as young as five. Rochdale blogger, Majed Iqbal set up a Facebook campaign […]

Rochdale Observer Coverage on Hazel Blears Citizenship Courses for mosques

 Rochdale Observer has run the story on Hazel Blears new initiative of introducing Citizenship courses in Mosques in Rochdale to combat “Radical Extremism”. She has raised eyebrows with her speech at the policy Exchange seminar on ‘Preventing Violent Extremism: the Government’s Approach’ as well as through her views expressed against not attending the Islam Expo […]

Rochdale Observer Coverage of Extremism Event

Rochdale Observer covered the story of the Event tackling the discussions of Extremism and the muslim community. Watch the video for the event by clicking on the “Question Time Video” tab on the top of the page.

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 […]