NEWSWATCH- Cameron- “Muslim women are ‘Traditionally Submissive'”

British PM, David Cameron said that there are over 160,000 muslim women who need to learn English. Surprisingly he asked how would these women be able to save their children from the influence of ISIS if they could not communicate in English. Was he right? Was it correct to target Muslim women specifically? Is english […]

TWEETDECK- Looking into the #ParisAttacks

The tragic and horrific events that occurred in Paris have deeply moved people around the globe. The incidents in which 129 people were callously murdered in cold blood whilst on their routine daily activities on the eve of Friday have been condemned by  all, including Muslims living in Europe who shared the grief and pain […]

STATEMENT- Rochdale Muslim Community on release without charge of Rochdale Family

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 on social Media in light of the recent releasing without charge of 6 Rochdale residents accused of trying to sneak into Syria with eight of […]

#TWEETDECK- Theresa May’s Proposals on Tackling ‘Extremism’

British Home Secretary, Theresa May has unveiled new plans to tackle ‘Extremism’ in Britain. It’s no surprise that it targets the Muslim community specifically and remains so open that anyone could be caught in the net, simply for even thinking about certain ideas. Majed’s Blog provides some insight with thought-provoking tweets on the issue to […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

ASIAN LEADER Article- Rock n Roll Jihad- The answer to ‘radicalisation’?

Read the exclusive interview of Salman Ahmad from the famous Pakistani Rock Group Junoon which came in light of his recent tour of UK Universities to talk about radicalisation. Read the full interview article on Majeds blog here. Read the Asian Leader newspaper article online Here 

Rock n Roll Jihad- The answer to ‘Radicalisation’?- An Interview with Junoon’s Salman Ahmad

By Majed Iqbal- Debates raging around extremism and radicalisation have actively been discussed in the last years in government circles, by Politicians, ‘expert’ think tanks and the media. Adding to this list comes forth Salman Ahmad, dubbed as South East Asia’s version of Bono and a Global citizen working for peace. Salman Ahmad is Pakistan’s leading […]