#Tweetdeck- BBC3 Documentary- “We want our country back”

On Tuesday 8th October, BBC3 aired a documentary about Britain First, an new name in far right politics. Deputy leader Jayda Fransen and leader Paul Golding were followed by a presenter who wanted to get a feel for the new movement which had hit headlines with publicity stunts outside Mosques and in densely populated Muslim areas. […]

#Tweetdeck- BBC3 Documentary- “Is Britain racist?”

On Monday 5th October, BBC3 aired a documentary titled “Is Britain racist?”- Presenter Mona Chalabi goes on a mission to investigate the reality of racism in Britain. Three reporters were sent undercover to reveal how much prejudice there is on the streets of Britain. Majed’s Blog presents the following Live tweets analysing the show during its […]

Rochdale Family Turkey Arrests – Advice for Community Leaders

The following is a statement submitted to Majed’s blog from members of the Rochdale Muslim community including Teachers, Businessmen, Solicitors, Healthcare professionals and Community activists that has been circulated widely locally to Community Leaders and social Media in light of the recent Rochdale Family Turkey Arrests Assalamualaykum, The revelations on the 3rd April 2015 of nine Muslims […]

Circle- “Do people think that they will be left to say, ‘We believe’ and they will not be tried?”

By Majed Iqbal- The following circle was delivered on the Weekend in a Masjid in Bolton as part of the ‘Ramadhan Series Circles’ Allah Says in Surah Ankabut in the opening Ayaats “Do the people think that they will be left to say, “We believe” and they will not be tried? But we have certainly […]

Maajid Nawaz Twitter Fury- Ummah Channel Show (6mins)

I was invited onto Ummah Channel, a UK-based satellite Station, on the ‘Community Platform Show’, to discuss the recent insulting incident where a Muslim standing up for elections as MP tweeted a picture which Muslims found offensive.

Cameron & Obama’s Ramadhan Messages- Talking Peace whilst Terrorising the World

By Majed Iqbal- In usual fashion, Politicians and Statesmen put their charm on to for another PR activity and photo shoot opportunity to show how they love their multicultural societies. Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron and US President did exactly this by issuing their Ramadhan Messages for this year. Successive leaders in both countries have […]

Woolwich Murder- What is the counter narrative?

Yesterdays news of a soldier from Middleton being murdered on the streets of London has deeply affected all sections of British Society, including the Muslim community. The tragic event was cold blooded and beyond the ordinary as the Murderers stood by after the killing speaking to the public about their actions. The reportage once again […]

VIDEO- 9/11 and its consequences for the Muslim Community- UMMAH CHANNEL SHOW

Over 11 years ago, 9/11 became a defining moment in History. Over 3000 people lost their lives innocently, but what followed led to nearly 2 million deaths in an un-precedented War on Terror that had no time limit and no boundaries. I was invited alongside Muslim Activist, Mazhar Khan, to discuss the consequences of 9/11 […]

ITV News Report Appearance- Shafelia Ahmed Trial Verdict

ITV News visited Rochdale to find out the views of young Pakistani’s on the Shafelia Ahmed Honour killing Case. The term ‘honour’ was discussed and what it meant to the younger generation.

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.