NEWSWATCH- Cameron- “Muslim women are ‘Traditionally Submissive'”

British PM, David Cameron said that there are over 160,000 muslim women who need to learn English. Surprisingly he asked how would these women be able to save their children from the influence of ISIS if they could not communicate in English. Was he right? Was it correct to target Muslim women specifically? Is english […]

TWEETDECK- Looking into the #ParisAttacks

The tragic and horrific events that occurred in Paris have deeply moved people around the globe. The incidents in which 129 people were callously murdered in cold blood whilst on their routine daily activities on the eve of Friday have been condemned by  all, including Muslims living in Europe who shared the grief and pain […]

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 […]

EXPOSED- Cameron & Theresa May’s Agenda on ‘Tackling Extremism’

The new Tory Government has decided to act on full speed to execute plans on ‘Tackling extremism’ before even its opponents could even recover from the hangover of the recent Election results. In full force, Cameron et al want to stamp their authority and mark, mirroring UKIP’s lame efforts of blaming the entire societal problems on […]

#TWEETDECK- Theresa May’s Proposals on Tackling ‘Extremism’

British Home Secretary, Theresa May has unveiled new plans to tackle ‘Extremism’ in Britain. It’s no surprise that it targets the Muslim community specifically and remains so open that anyone could be caught in the net, simply for even thinking about certain ideas. Majed’s Blog provides some insight with thought-provoking tweets on the issue to […]

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 […]

Sheikh Cameron in Indonesia- Democracy by the barrel of a Gun

By Majed Iqbal- David Cameron’s Far-East trip hit headlines today across all major news sites as he delivered a Speech at an Islamic university in Jakarta in the worlds largest Muslim populated country. Cameron was forthright in teaching Indonesia’s 240 million population what ‘Real Islam’ was all about. Making reference to the rise of Islamic Parties […]

EVENT REVIEW- ‘Surveillance And Entrapment Of Muslims’

By Hamid Chaudry-  Governments Prevent Strategy – Surveillance And Entrapment Of Muslims CagePrisoners ventured ‘up north’ with a clutch of well informed speakers to talk about their work in the context of the Governments Prevent Strategy. The event was well attended by a cross section of the local community, as well as some further afield, including […]

ASIAN EXPRESS ARTICLE- “Bolton Muslims voice concern over Military in Mosque”

 By Majed Iqbal- A visit by the British Army to a Mosque in Bolton for an “Islamic Awareness” day has caused local outrage and has become the subject of heated discussion after it was revealed that the Army personnel visiting the mosque would be serving in Afghanistan in April this year. Organised by the Bolton […]

BBC Big Questions Appearance

I participated on BBC’s ‘Big Questions’, a flagship program which addresses current issues from a moral, ethical and religious angle.  Hosted by famous anchor Nicky Campbell, the episode focused on 2 topics. On the weekend that the EDL and far-right groups from across Europe held a rally in Denmark,  has Britain become too complacent about […]