TWEET DECK- #Veil Debate

An incident involving a women refusing to unveil in a court room has hit national attention in an unprecedented manner. Discussions on the veil are not new to the UK, but seem to stir up national hysteria anytime an incident surfaces, involving a muslim woman’s dress. Majed’s Blog presents short and precise arguments for you […]

EVENT REVIEW- ‘Surveillance And Entrapment Of Muslims’

By Hamid Chaudry-  Governments Prevent Strategy – Surveillance And Entrapment Of Muslims CagePrisoners ventured ‘up north’ with a clutch of well informed speakers to talk about their work in the context of the Governments Prevent Strategy. The event was well attended by a cross section of the local community, as well as some further afield, including […]

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 […]

Women, Weddings, War & Me- TV Program Review (Role Reversal)

The following article is a role reversal of the documentary screened on BBC television this week “Women, Weddings, War & Me”, which follows a Afghani Born British Girl visiting her country of birth to find out why her family fled the country. The article reverses the roles shown in the Program and provides the perspective […]