Muslim World Liberalisation OR Islamicisation? Ummah Channel Show

What is the way forward for the Muslim world? Is it westernisation of ideas, systems and government and following the Liberal West? Is it token aspects of Islam intertwined with Secular cogs to steer society forward? Is it the comprehensive implementation of Islam in all its ideological entirety from Economics, Judiciary, Social, Governance to Foreign […]

1947 & Pakistan- From a British Raj to an American Raj

By Majed Iqbal– Sixty eight years on since the creation of Pakistan we see misery, corruption, poverty, terrorism and the new menace of US occupation of a land that was created through great sacrifices in 1947 with blood to create an Islamic State where people of all faiths, colours and backgrounds could live peacefully. This dream is […]

TWEETDECK- #PeshawarAttack- Condemn Terrorism, US Presence & Incompetent Govt

  By Majed Iqbal- The attacks on a School in Pakistan in Peshawar which has seen over 140 slain in cold blood in a terrorist attack have shocked and appalled us all. What could drive such people to kill children in cold blood, set staff alive in front of students and to go on a […]

Tweetdeck- #PakistanProtests- A Timeline of LIVE views

Majed’s Blog has been closely following the unfolding Pakistan Crisis led by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek, providing analysis and points of views as the way forward from here. @ShkhRasheed isn't it time for a new Dawn? Time to establish an Islamic Political framework for governance through #khilafat — Majed Iqbal (@Majedsblog) August 31, […]

Poem: Pakistan – Islam is my destiny

By Nisar Deen They call for a revolution Without a real solution They promise me a new start By tearing me apart Yet I was created for Islam I do not belong to them They call for independence To have me bitten twice They promise to make me free For all to take a share […]

GEO TV Blasphemy- Religious Concern OR Concern for TV ratings?

By Majed Iqbal- A morning Show broadcast on GEO television, an international broadcaster has come under intense scrutiny earlier this week after a Qawalli was controversially played for a ‘Celeb couple’ on their mock TV wedding, a new phenomenon for daytime Programming. Ulama blasted the show as blasphemous when the lyrics of the Qawalli about […]

Jawaab Debates- “Women’s Rights in Pakistan Part 1” (5 mins)

I was invited by Jawaab TV, a youth movement based in Uk which describes itself as “A movement of grassroots voices. Campaigning towards a world free of social oppression, xenophobia and inequality” The filming took place in December 2012 in Central Manchester For more info on their work visit http://www.jawaab.org.uk

COMMENT- Put the System on trial! Not just Musharraf

By Majed Iqbal- Musharraf’s trial this week bought much attention as he vehemently tried to defend himself against the title of ‘Ghadaar’ (traitor), the worst label a Politician or a ruler could be labeled whilst or after serving office. Musharraf boasted about his tenure served  in the Army, his participation in the Kargil operation against India, […]

COMMENT- Pakistan Church Suicide attack- Why?

By Majed Iqbal- At least 78 people have been killed and a 120 were injured in a double suicide bomb attack on a Christian church in northwest Pakistan earlier today. The attackers struck as people left the church, causing devastation in the vicinity. The last decade has seen an unprecedented level of attacks, never seen in […]

14th August- DIL DIL PAKISTAN?

Are we really Independent? What’s happening in Pakistan? What type of change do we need now? 66 years on since Pakistan’s independence, where do we stand today.