Islam Channel hosts hustings

.Two candidates for the post of Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain respond to questions on Monday 18 January at 9 pm. A ‘first’ in Muslim civil society history, thanks to @islamchannel

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Long Read: Zubair Pasha remembered – the life and times of an illustrious Nineteenth Century Sudanese Patriot click here

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Islamophobia – global perspectives

Professor Salman Sayyid and AbdoolKarim Vakil in conversation. click here


When the US and British militaries began to bomb Afghanistan in 2002 as perceived retribution for 9/11 there were many who felt this was an unnecessary misadventure that would  end unsatisfactorily. However, there were pundits in the UK who called it a ‘just war’. Read Part XI of a dossier culled from media reports that tracks the ups and downs of this so-called ‘just war’. click here.

Fact files that keep track of told and untold past events – some continue to unfold. click here.

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London’s premier Arabic bookstore

A tribute to Al-Saqi books in Bayswater click here.

Fatima Jinnah Remembered

The Pakistani historian, the late Professor Garewal, documents the contribution of Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s sister – “an inspiring patron, guide and mentor” – first published in the Journal of the Pakistan Historical Society -itself a venture that owes much to the late Hakim Said of Hamdard Foundation. click here.

For bibliophiles

Discovering Delhi’s bookstores. click here.

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Biographical Directory

Over 2000 entries compiled by Nauman Khan. Click here.

Defining Events

‘Lest we forget’ – documentation on key episodes in British Muslim life – LATEST: declassified documents reveal callousness of US and French politicians in responding to ethnic cleansing in here