#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 […]

‘Rochdale 9’ Syria Case- Media Hounds Muslim Community for story

By Majed Iqbal- Since Thursday, when news broke out on nine individuals from Rochdale caught on the Turkish border, allegedly attempting to enter Syria, there has been a huge Media Presence in the town. Whilst many would welcome this discourse, the climate of Islamophobia in Britain today, coupled with draconian laws that target the Muslim […]

CONVERTISM Stories- From Alistair to Ali

Submitted by Hamid Chaudry- It is built into a man’s instinct to find happiness whether that be in faith or in his desires. Before becoming a Muslim I sought happiness by fulfilling my desires on a day by basis. I started to notice that this “happiness” was only temporary and as soon as it wore […]

UMMAH CHANNEL Appearance on the “Debate Night” Show- Western Intervention in Libya

On Wednesday 6th April, i was invited to participate on the BIG Debate Show on the UK based satellite Station, Ummah Channel. The topic of focus was the “Arab Spring and Libya – was military action right”. Questions that have arisen in the media, political circles and amongst the masses in the Muslim World are […]

Tear Gas, Tyrants & Foreign Trade

By Hamid Chaudry–  As the grass roots revolution spreads across the entire Middle East, it is with a mixture of disgust, incredulity and jaw dropping aghast watching the bare-faced hypocrisy of western politicians, as they jockey for position in a new era for the Middle East and Arab lands. While not all of us are […]

The Uninvited Visitors

By Zaythoun Suleman- On Wednesday 26th January 2011 at approximately 6am in the morning, my son had just made the first adhan for Fajr and was waiting to make the second adhan. All of a sudden, there was a bang on the door. He didn’t know what to do; he saw the police through the […]

COMMENT: America’s Fear–The Will of the People

By Hamid Chaudry- The unfolding story of Egypt will run for a while longer…..perhaps even another thirty years.  While we can only guess at which path the country will take in the near term, this is undoubtedly an historic event for this generation. It is one of those events that will define the shape of […]

POEM- TAHRIR

By Poet 786 I am not a square but a revolution I am the pure air eradicating pollution I do not smell of your hypocrisy I breathe Islam not demoncracy My forefathers named me “Liberation” Do not call me “Freedom”! I am not up for manipulation I have my own interpretation I am not a […]

Vying for Power in the New ‘Middle East’ Order

By Hamid Chaudry (NEW Blog Contributor)- The scenes from Egypt and the Middle East are unfolding before our very eyes, almost too fast to scribe. These momentous events will do more to shape the future of not only the Middle East, but also global politics, consigning the previous despotic thirty year rule to a postscript […]

POEM- Walls of Fear

By Poet-AJ As the Berlin wall fell brick by brick “Liberation is not for you” we were told With Mubarak, Gaddafi and Ben Ali you have to stick Change we were asked “How was it to unfold?”  It was placed in our hearts, it was the Wall of Fear! Everything in life that was temporary had […]