Muslim World Liberalisation OR Islamicisation? Ummah Channel Show

What is the way forward for the Muslim world? Is it westernisation of ideas, systems and government and following the Liberal West? Is it token aspects of Islam intertwined with Secular cogs to steer society forward? Is it the comprehensive implementation of Islam in all its ideological entirety from Economics, Judiciary, Social, Governance to Foreign […]

Will you be my Valentine…Please?

By Majed Iqbal- It’s that time of the year again when the Majnu’s of this world- yes that Aashiq crowd whose diet consists of a Bollywood movie a night come out and confess their love to ‘the one’. Yes, were talking about Valentines Day when romance is in the air and a day on which […]

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 […]

SPECIAL REPORT- A case of Mistaken identity?

The debate over identity arouses the strongest of passion in individuals. In today’s multi-cultural, global village, what is the role of identity in defining who we are, and the relationships we forge with others in wider society? Read this special Report written by Blog Contributor. Clickon the link Below to read full report SPECIAL REPORT

Valuing the Debate or Debating the Values?

  By Hamid Chaudry- The subject just won’t go away, will it? Or it isn’t allowed to go away. But is that such a bad thing really? Let us look a little closer. A few weeks ago, David Cameron stated , ‘We have to drain the water from the swamp in which the violent extremism […]

Sexism, Sports And Society. Why Sky’s Not The Limit

  By Zaufishan Iqbal- Sports are a man’s kingdom and the kitchen was fully fitted for women. While modernity has blurred these socially accepted gender roles into new and improved feminised women and emasculated men, misogyny is rampant on every sports ground and channel. I, and I’m certain our readers, have a keen interest in […]

BBC ‘The Big Questions Show’ Appearance

I attended a LIVE studio discussion for the BBC Program ‘The big Questions’ which is one of BBC’s flagship religious programs. Unfortunately, i didnt get a chance to make a comment despite having my hand up for all three topics which were the following – Should Burglars be given tougher sentences – Does the earthquake in Haiti confirm/negate the […]

ASIAN NEWS ARTICLE- Muslim Communities in the North Reject Government PVE strategy

 Pubished on the Asian News Website- By Majed Iqbal- A report released last week by think-tank the New Local Government Network (NLGN) has criticised the flagship £70 million Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) programme launched by the government two years back because it alienates Muslims. Community groups across the North West and Yorkshire have refused to join […]

ASIAN NEWS ARTICLE- MP declares Muslim segregated weddings as signs of ‘Intolerance’

Published on the Asian News Website By Majed Iqbal- A government minister last week joined the list of Politicians in raising, once again, allegations that Muslims lead ‘segregated’ lives. Following a similar line of discussion to his colleague, Jack Straw who raised similar comments on women in Blackburn attending his surgery with Niqaabs and dubbed it […]

BBC ‘The Big Questions’ Appearance

On Sunday morning 19 July i participated in the BBC programme, The big Questions’. The show can be seen on the link HERE. my comments appear at 36.30 during the show. Three areas were looked at- 1. Should the Government introduce marriage  2. Are Faith schools divisive and 3. Is there a North and south […]