POEM- The EDL came

Dedicated to the Muslim Youth of Bradford who did not fall for the trap set by the EDL and UAF. Also a message for Muslim youth everywhere to think carefully about how to respond to the attacks on Islam. In Bradford it was the EDL who had the negative media coverage because of their hooligan […]

Queen in Hijaab in a Masjid?? A detailed look at her Royal Visit to Dubai

By Waseem Aslam- Picture it, an elderly woman steps onto a hand stitched Iranian carpet that took 1200 women two years to make. She is covering her head in an act of modesty and is barefoot out of respect for the place she is visiting. The hosts pander to her every need, showing off the […]

Dear BBC, Don’t Blame Muslim Schools For Britain’s Social Problems

By Zaufishan Iqbal (New Blog Contributor)– Every week the BBC broadcasts their edgy-undercover program Panorama, which attempts to expose Britain’s fraudsters and fears. On Monday 22nd November, Panorama puked out an episode ‘British Schools, Islamic Rules’, a lengthy report of fears that Saudi-funded schools teach anti-Semitism. As a Muslim teacher and student of Muslim schooling […]

POEM- The Test ….

By Poet 786 Where would you stand when faced with the test? Would you choose Allah if you had to leave the rest? When your wealth would no longer stay “O Allah, I hear & I obey” if you were to say

“Your Hijab is Bondage” says Hotel owner- How Free is Speech?

By Majed Iqbal- A court has cleared two Christian hoteliers accused of religiously insulting a Muslim guest at their Hotel. Ben and Sharon Vogelenzang were hauled into the dock after a white British convert to Islam complained they had called the prophet Mohammed ‘a warlord’ and told her that Muslim women were oppressed. Supporters broke […]

Afghanistan’s “Pop Idol”- Signs of Democracy, Progress, Liberation?

By Majed Iqbal- The second presidential election in Afghanistan under the new constitution, designed after ‘liberation’ in 2001 was held on August 20, 2009. The much awaited election has been at the forefront of international observers from the west. An election result which must prove that democracy has now been embedded in Afghan society and […]

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 […]

PASSION ISLAM MAGAZINE Article- Sarkozy calls for burka ban- A Superiority Complex?

The following article was published in the Nationwide Passion Islam Monthly Magazine which addressed French President Sarkozys proposals to ban the Burka (veil) in France. The article can be read online on the Passion Islam Online Magazine on page 2. Click Here to read further. Read the text of the article on the Blog by clicking […]

ASIAN NEWS ARTICLE- Manchester Muslim Women gather to discuss challenges in Britain today

 By Majed Iqbal-Over 150 women attended a seminar on Saturday 20th June in Manchester , Longsight, organised by the women chapter of Hizb ut-Tahrir that addressed the various challenges Muslim women are currently facing in Britain today . The seminar titled “Muslim Women in Today’s Britain- The Challenges and the Solutions” aimed to tackle the pressing […]