COMMENT- US Presidential Elections 2016- Dawn of Justice?

By Majed Iqbal- With the third round of the Presidential debate over for the hotly contested POTUS (President of the United states) position, opinion is polarised, with some supporters even willing to sweep past misdemeanors of Clinton and Trump under the carpet, in order to pave a new way ahead. The campaigns by both contestants raise […]

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- #WhoisMuhammad

Majed’s Blog actively participated in the Twitter storm, last night, under the Hashtag #WhoisMuhammad, as a Nazraana-e-Aqeedat (Presentation/Gesture of faith) to the Holy Prophet ﷺ and to present a clear and un-compromising picture to the world of who he was and what he stood for. In light of the #charliehebdo Attacks and consequent publication of 5 million […]

Rochdale Grooming case revisited- Who will address ‘Generation Sex’?

No community will accept the grooming of girls for sex. It is also not a time to point figures at victims and go through a blame game. What right minded, thinking individuals should be doing is questioning the values upon which society is built and how from here they plan to safeguard those under their protection.

Muharram 1436- “New Year- New Directions”

By Majed Iqbal- Happy New year! Yes its not exactly the countdown at the New years eve do with people partying around looking forward to the 1st January and the 2015 new year. The Islamic Month of Muharram will be kicking in this week  and yes, this is OUR new year to wake up to today.

iPhone 6 OR Samsung S5? Your choice!

By Majed Iqbal- Yesterday saw the  hugely anticipated launch of Apple’s latest technology addition to the increasingly competitive mobile phone industry, presenting the world with its latest addition of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple Enthusiasts have waited a long time for this launch with online blogs/magazines driveling over the live feed as the Apple […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]