Muslims in Britain

Al-Imdaad Foundation

Robert Hardman of the Daily Mail looks at ‘the generous, brave and compassionate acts to come out of devastating Storm Desmond floods’, adding: ‘Having provided disaster relief as far afield as Pakistan and Afghanistan, Cumbria has been a relatively short … read more

Condolence/Commemorative Events

Mosques and Imams Advisory Board (MINAB): This association of imams has proposed a ‘Prayer for the Nation’,  for the Friday congregations (20th November). Its chairman, Imam Shahid Raza, notes ‘The Prayer is an opportunity for British Muslims to express a national identity in our own … read more

#IAM2015

Islamophobia Awareness Month UK (November 2015) includes the following programme of events and publications:   SOAS ISOC Event: ‘Constructing the Other’, speakers Muazzam Beg and Dr David Miller, 11th November. Islamic Commission for Human Rights Report Launch: ‘Environment of Hate: … read more

Citizens UK’s initiative

Citizens UK has launched the Citizens Commission on Islam, Participation & Public Life, explaining,  As our current experience is that Muslim leaders are retreating from public life, fearful of being tarnished as extremist simply for having faith, with groups who work with prominent Islamic … read more