News of the World Saga- The Big Boys & the Media

By Majed Iqbal- The verdict finally came. Rebekah Brooks was acquitted of all charges and on Andy Coulson, he was convicted of phone hacking in his time at the NOTW but the jury failed to reach verdicts in two other counts. In addition many other who have worked for the News of the World were found guilty […]

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 […]

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.

POEM-Abode of Islam

By Poet 786 Can’t wait no more To tell you a long time ago Capitalism was destroyed Democracy was left void Justice was planted Oppressors were hunted Can’t wait no more To tell you we settled a score Kingdoms were demolished Their properties relinquished Lands were irrigated Minds were liberated Can’t wait no more To […]

TWEET DECK- How to view the Egypt Coup

Tonights news on the ousting of Former President Morsi has brought a multitude of reactions. In these defining moments of a strategically important country in the Muslim World, Majed’s Blog presents its clear ideas on  HOW to view these events and articulate a formulated response. Find below tweets from the last few hours to help […]

COMMENT- Morsi & Egypt- Compromised Politics never work

By Majed Iqbal- A re-run of the Protests which ousted Mubarak back in 2011? This is what commentators are dubbing the fresh protests in Egypt as  where thousands have converged on the renowned Tahrir Square which shook the throne of the Dictator Mubarak. Its seem surprising that Egyptians are protesting against a Government which they […]

Pakistan Spot-Fixing Verdict- Who is to Blame?

By Majed Iqbal- The verdict of three Pakistani Players, jailed for deliberate no balls in a cricket match designed to show that matches can be fixed to bookies has come as a deep shock. Many described them as talented youngsters with a bright future ahead of them. Mohammed Asif was the second best Test Match […]

Pakistan ‘leadership’ fails to convince people & Armed Forces of continuing subservience to the West

By Abdul Jabbar- What crime has Brigadier Ali Khan committed that some of the Western media have started passing verdicts on him without a shred of evidence. He has been accused of talking to Hizb ut-Tahrir, a non-violent Islamic political party, yet nobody questions Britain or America for openly talking to the Taliban, a listed […]

PASSION ISLAM Magazine Article- ‘Prevent’ only targets Muslims and not far-right extremists

Passion Islam Magazines July 2011 Edition features an article written by Majed on the co-alition governments long awaited strategy on tackling ‘extremism’- Read the Online article titled ‘‘Prevent’ only targets Muslims and not far-right extremists’ by Clicking here Read the Full text of the article here

‘Prevent’ only targets Muslims and not far-right extremists

 By Majed Iqbal- The Coalition Government released their long-awaited strategy to counter extremism, radicalisation and in the process diminish the threat of Terrorism the country faces. The ‘Prevent’ Strategy, a title borrowed from the previous Labour Governments efforts in this field, has been described by Political observers as simply a re-hash and recycled document that […]