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 […]

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 […]

EDL’s Demo in Rochdale- HOW should the Muslim Community Respond?

By Majed Iqbal- What started off as rumours has now been confirmed earlier this week, that the English Defence League (EDL) are going ahead with a demonstration in the town centre of Rochdale. Last Friday, 25th march at around 7pm, a few cars drove down Ashfield Road hurling abuse at Muslims and telling them they […]

VIDEO- DM Question Time- Pastor Jones and the EDL

On Monday 13th Dec 2010, I was invited to speak on the DM Digital Channel Show “Question Time” – a Live show which deals with Domestic current affairs affecting the Muslim community in Britain. The subject of debate was the entry of Pastor Jones, the organiser of ‘Burn a Quran Day’, who was now seeking […]

DM Digital Appearance- Question Time on Pastor Jones entry to UK

On Monday 13th Dec 2010, I was invited to speak on the DM Digital Channel Show “Question Time” – a Live show which deals with Domestic current affairs affecting the Muslim community in Britain. The subject of debate was the entry of Pastor Jones, the organiser of ‘Burn a Quran Day’, who was now seeking […]