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Masood Ahmed

Masood Ahmed Masood Ahmed, world expert on poverty reduction, is one of the two senior most Muslim civil servants (the other being Anwar Choudhury) holding the position of Director General, Policy & International, since 2003 at the Department for International…
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Dr Tahir Abbas

Dr Tahir Abbas Dr Tahir Abbas BSc(Econ) MSocSc PhD FRSA is researching ethno-politics, Islam, Muslims and public policy at the Exeter Centre for Ethno-Political Studies, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, where he is currently Honorary University…
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Maqsood Ahmed

Maqsood Ahmed In 2003 Maqsood Ahmed was awarded an OBE for his work as the first Muslim Adviser in the Prison Service. In 2008 he was recipient of the Al-Biruni Muslim News Award for Excellence for contributions made to community…
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Mohammad Ali Akbar

Mohammad Ali Akbar In June 2009, Akbar Ali, a community organiser from Liverpool, received a 'life-long community service' award from the Muslim Council of Britain at its Convention in Brimingham. He was amongst the activists who helped form the MCB in 1997.…
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Salma Yaqoob

Salma Yaqoob Salma Yaqoob is a prominent anti-war activist and Respect's co-founding member and vice-chair. With a total of 10,498 she came second with 27 percent of the vote in Birmingham's Sparkbrook & Small Heath constituency in the May 2005…
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Dr Saeeda Shah

Dr Saeeda Shah Saeeda Shah is Reader in the School of Education, University of Leicester. Previously she has taught for many years in higher education in Pakistan, holding senior management posts. Before coming to the University of Leicester, Saeeda was Professor…
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Mona Siddiqui

OBE Professor Mona Siddiqui Huddersfield-raised Professor Mona Siddiqui studied Arabic and French at the University of Manchester, before proceeding to doctoral work on the Hanafi fiqh and marital relations. Dr Siddiqui is now Head of Department of Theology and Religious…
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Wahida Shaffi

Wahida Shaffi Wahida Shaffi is chair of the Community Counselling Service in Bradford. She has a BA in Health and Community Studies and an MA in International Politics and Security Studies/Conflict Resolution from the University of Bradford. She is a…
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Ahdaf Soueif

Ahdaf Soueif Ahdaf Soueif is a distinguished novelist of whom the late Edward Said noted "she has put Arab society and culture before the English reader with great ingenuity and inventiveness." Her 'The Map of Love' was short listed for…
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