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 […]

POEM- A child washed ashore by sea & all they cry is me

By Abdul Jabbar   A child washed ashore by sea & all they cry is me I am angry Why should I not be? Would you not if that was your child? With such ease they expect me to be mild My blood is boiling after seeing that picture They do not know that this […]

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 […]

Rochdale Family arrested on Syrian Border- Released without Charge

By Majed Iqbal- The ‘Rochdale 9’, a family of nine including 5 adults and 4 children (minors not guilty of anything) caught on the Syrian Border and an individual under investigation in Rochdale have all been released without charge. Police said there was no evidence has uncovered to suggest any imminent threat ‘to the communities of Rochdale or the […]

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 […]

‘Rochdale 9’ Syria Case- Media Hounds Muslim Community for story

By Majed Iqbal- Since Thursday, when news broke out on nine individuals from Rochdale caught on the Turkish border, allegedly attempting to enter Syria, there has been a huge Media Presence in the town. Whilst many would welcome this discourse, the climate of Islamophobia in Britain today, coupled with draconian laws that target the Muslim […]

TWEET DECK- 90 LIVE Tweets from the Manchester #KhilafahConference2014

Over 600 people convened on Saturday 13th September to discuss the pressing problems being faced by the Muslim World in Gaza, Iraq, Syria and domestically in Britain at the Khilafah Conference in Manchester. Majed’s Blog brings to you the LIVE tweets from the event detailing the key messages from the panelists. "Spread the discussion about Khilafah […]

VIDEO- Ummah Channel Studio Discussion- “Khilafat A controversial term?”

I was invited to a studio audience on the UK based Ummah Channel to discuss the term Khilafat in the modern context, its appeal to Muslims, repercussions for calling for it and understanding the latest phenomenon, ISIS, which has declared itself a caliphate in parts of Iraq and Syria. Panelists include Mazhar Khan (Muslim Activist) Sharif […]

ASIAN EXPRESS- Syria- Govt can’t differentiate between Aid work & Fighters

By Majed Iqbal- With Britain’s counter-terrorism police concerned that British men involved in aid work for Syria may return to the UK radicalised by hardline Islamists, charities are now being scruitinized about aid or money going out to international conflict zones. READ FULL ARTICLE on link below ONLINE PAPER

TWEET DECK- “Moazzam Begg Arrest”

A leading Muslim activist, Moazzam Begg was arrested yesterday dubiously by West Midlands Police under ‘suspicions’ of Terrorism. The ex-Guantanomo detainee has had a massive response and show of support from the Muslim community so far. Majed’s Blog responded too in defence and tweeted the following "Four Britons Held Over 'Syria-Linked Terrorism'" @moazzambegg is detained for […]