#Tweetdeck- Mumtaz Qadri- Hero or Villain?

Mumtaz Qadri, who shot the politician, Salman Taseer at an Islamabad market in January 2011 whilst working for him as his bodyguard believing his former Boss had blasphemed against Islam and Prophet Muhammed was hanged today. Majeds Blog presents his tweets shedding some much needed perspective on the issue. Check out majedsblog Twitter feed on twitter.com/majedsblog The […]

COMMENT- Mr Milliband, Now you know how Muslims feel!

By Majed Iqbal- Yesterday we saw an emotional rebuttal response from Ed Miliband, Leader of the opposition Labour Party to the remarks made against his father by the Daily Mail who accused him of hating Britain. Whilst one would need to dig deeper to substantiate these allegations made by the paper which were reprinted a second […]

TWEET DECK- How to view the Egypt Coup

Tonights news on the ousting of Former President Morsi has brought a multitude of reactions. In these defining moments of a strategically important country in the Muslim World, Majed’s Blog presents its clear ideas on  HOW to view these events and articulate a formulated response. Find below tweets from the last few hours to help […]

Protests over Insulting Movie against Prophet Muhammad and the Uncivilised idea of Freedom

By Majed Iqbal- It has been over a week since a controversial 3rd grade movie, produced in the US, insulting the Holy Prophet Of Islam caused a world-wide stir. Protests against the backstreet studio movie spread from Libya and Egypt across all parts of the Muslim World and reached Political heights similar to the offensive Cartoons […]

Egypt Match Riot- Football & Secularism under the Spotlight

By Majed Iqbal– Clashes after a Football Match in Egypt have left 74 dead and over 1,000 people injured in what has been described as the worst incident of soccer violence in Egypt and the deadliest worldwide since 1996. Fans rioted on the pitch and some set parts of a stadium alive. People suffered injuries […]

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 […]

French ‘Officially’ ban the burka- A Superiority Complex?

By Majed Iqbal-France becomes the first country to enforce a ban against the niqab (Muslim face veil) Monday, when new legislation comes into force. Not enough with banning the headscarf from government institutions and buildings including schools, colleges and universities, the French President Nicolas Sarkozy sparked off deeper controversies by calling for the burka to […]

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 […]

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 IMAGE ARTICLE- 3/4 of Youth in Pakistan define themselves as Muslims first

By Majed Iqbal- The Pakistan British Council has released a report titled “Pakistan: The Next Generation”, a large section of which aims at encapsulating the opinions of the youth of Pakistan on a variety of matters like religion, education and international politics. The report set out to argue for the ‘demographic dividend’, a principle which […]