Can’t get a job cos I’m Muslim

By Majed Iqbal-  You maybe surprised by the title and be thinking “Hey , i’m Muslim and i’m in a job!.” or “That cant be true for 2016 can it?.” The reality is, many Muslims are finding it hard to bag jobs when in competition with others. Many out there are being denied access to job […]

#TGBBO- The Cake with an Identity crisis

By Majed Iqbal– Earlier this week, we saw the grand finale for the ‘Great British Bake Off’ Show which has been dubbed by some as ‘Britain’s ultimate TV baking contest’. I have to be honest, i’ve only ever caught a few snapshots of the show! Nadiya Hussain, a Luton-born 30-year-old mum-of-three stole the show and became victor. […]

VIDEO- Rochdale Muslim Community Press Conference on Islamophobia & Grooming

Muslims from the Rochdale Area held a community Press conference to highlight the growing trend of Islamophobia post the Grooming Scandal which hit National headlines and sparked off a national debate on the role of Asian men in using underage ‘White’ girls for sex. The cross community event was covered by National Media- BBC on […]

VIDEO- Woolwich- ‘Road to Radicalistion?’ -Ummah Channel Show

The Woolwich Incident drew international attention as the spotlight diverted to the Muslim Community in the UK on how they should feel accountable for such events. This has led to confused responses from Masjids, Imams, Scholars and Islamic Groups taking on an apologetic Stance. Four panelists were invited to discuss the issue in detail – […]

Community Platform Show- “Islamophobia, Muslims & the Media”

I was invited onto the Community Platform Show on Ummah Channel, a UK based Satellite Channel, to discuss the issue of Islamophobia which was raised in a recent report by the organisation ‘Tell MAMA’. The Show was hosted by Popular anchor, Anjum Anwar.

BBC Big Questions Appearance on EDL and Grooming

I participated on BBC’s ‘Big Questions’ earlier in April this year, 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. My Comments were on the first topic which was – “On the weekend that the EDL and far-right […]

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 […]

LIVE at BBC Big Questions- Sunday – 10AM- 1st April

– LIVE – “BBC Big Questions” Show- Watch Majed & others from Rochdale participate in a studio audience tackling discussions on – EDL & Far right – Raising legal age for Prostitution SUNDAY- 10AM – BBC1

Reflections on the ‘#freebabarahmad’ Campaign

By Hamid Chaudry- The Free Babar Ahmad campaign reached a staggering climax in the last couple of weeks as, after an apathetic start, interest went viral and over 30,000 signatures were posted in two days alone. The petition broke through the 100,000 well ahead of 10th November deadline. Having being involved in drumming up support […]

ASIAN EXPRESS ARTICLE- Kristiane Backer- “From MTV to Mecca”

Read the Exclusive Interview By Majed with Kristiane Backer, former MTV europe Presenter, for the Asian Express National Newspaper. The article evaluates the new report issued last month which highlighted over 5,ooo people embrace Islam every year in Britain. Read the EXCLUSIVE Interview online by clicking here