Ali Ahsan Mujahid

Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid

Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid, the Secretary General of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and a former social welfare minster was hanged  on Sunday 22 November, aged 67.  His  body was taken to Faridpur, the home town of Mujahid under tight security. Bangladesh’s Supreme Court  had … read more



House of Commons vote on Syria

Giles Fraser, writing in the Guardian, ‘… Cameron is being suckered into the same military oneupmanship that did for Blair: show and swagger. It’s all about not losing face in front of the Americans. It’s all about being seen to … read more



Marketing & Social Media Manager

Employer: 1st Ethical Charitable Trust Salary: £20,000 – £24,000 (dependant on assessment of skillset and experience) Location: Greater Manchers Contract: Full Time Benefits: 25 days holiday (inclusive of 2 days for Eid) + training and development Closing Date: Friday 4th … read more



‘The Present has washed away the Past’

Peter Frankopan, Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, Oxford and Director of the Centre for Byzantine Research at Oxford University. Youtube link: The lecture ‘Islam and the Silk Roads’ was organised by the Shia Ithna’ashari Community of Middlesex (SICM) and its … read more

Muslims in Britain

hussain manwer

British Muslim Hussain Manawer wins trip to space

24-year-old Hussain Manawer wins trip to space after winning the Rising Star Programme, launched at the One Young World Summit 2014 in Dublin. Hussain applied to the programme hoping to inspire and empower younger generations. By leading discussion on a … read more



Islamophobia Dossier

University of Sussex chants, The Sun’s survey headline, Daily Mail’s ‘rats’  cartoon – mocking, alarmist talk; Muslim Cultural Centre arson, Bishopbriggs,  Victoria Line abuse, Scots couple have been violently assaulted by a gang outside their takeaway in Fife, (Islamophobia in aftermath … read more

Surveillance State


Confronting PREVENT

For a dossier on critics of the Government’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy, including the Prevent and Channel programmes,   click here. Observations from: Waqqas Tufail, Leeds Beck University & ‘Runnymede Perspectives’ report contributor Keith Vaz MP Ben Stanford, Rights Watch UK William Eichler … read more

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Artic Mosque

Snow Angel Films  present: A little prefabricated mosque makes its way across the trials and beauty of the Canadian landscape in a celebrated and unprecedented 4000 km (2500 mile) journey by road and river from the prairie city of Winnipeg … read more



Surah Al-Qalam

Ustadh Saleem Kayani’s study circle – mp3 file tafsir of Surah Al-Qalam (68), based on Amin Ahsan Islahi’s Tadabbur-e Qur’an, click here read more