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The Forgotten Ummah: The Rohingya Muslims

The Forgotten Ummah: The Rohingya Muslims

By Amad Uddin

All praise is to Allah (swt) who has blessed this noble Ummah to remember the oppressed and the weak from amongst us from around the Muslim World. But if I was to survey Muslims and ask them which countries had Muslims who are oppressed than the responses I will get will be like Palestine, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Chechnya etc. Then if I asked them about the oppression of the Rohingya Muslims, I would get responses like “ more

Bangladesh: Sold to the Lowest Bidder

Bangladesh: Sold to the Lowest Bidder

By Amad Uddin

Muslims of Bangladeshi origin living in the UK have become a settled community and the degree of their attachment to their ethnic motherland varies. Surveying the attitude of first generation Bengali immigrants would reveal that they regard Bangladesh as their real home even though they have been living here in the UK for many years. The people of this generation yearn for their homeland whilst pondering on many fond memories more

How Islam Dealt With Racism

By Abdul Wahid

Racism has featured heavily in the UK over the past few weeks.

The conviction of two men for the cold-blooded racist murder of Stephen Lawrence 18 years ago has been the most emotive issue - but by no means the only one.

The media attacked Dianne Abbotts clumsy remarks when she generalized that white people [meaning 19th century colonialists] used to divide and rule black people in the past - a generalisation that some might defend when one considers that more more

Blind Imam Murdered at Finsbury Park Mosque

Imam Maimoun Zarzour (rahimahullah, may Allah have mercy on him) was murdered on 2nd September 2011, after Fajr.

He was the Imam of the Muslim Welfare House, a popular and long standing Mosque in Finsbury Park, North London, UK.

It is stated on the MWH website that the Imam was friendly and had never had an argument with anyone during his time as Imam.

It is believed he was killed via strangulation in his office. The Guardian has reported that Islington police forces more

In Support of Egypt - Bring Back Khilafa

Bismillah hir Rahman nir Raheem.

Everyone knows of the situation in Egypt at the moment, protests, violence, clashes against the police.

So far from what I have heard is that the Egyptian Army are with the people of Egypt, alhamdulillah. Furthermore the Ikhwanul Muslimeen have semi-confirmed that the Dictator Husni Mubarak will step down, his family have secretly fled the country. [23:51, Egypt Time - 28/01/2011, Ikhwan Web]

So what's the solution for Egypt? Obvious. It' more

Muslims Protest Against Pervez Musharraf at Birmingham

The Muslims gathered today under a flyover in Birmingham, in order to protest against the Ex-President Pervez Musharraf's plan to create a new party and re-enter Pakistani politics.

Pakistani Muslims, as well as Muslims of other races gathered in defiance against the tyrant.

The peaceful protest lasted from about 11.30am to around 4pm, after which the protesters happily made their way to the fish and chip shop on the road behind them.

Ex-President Musharraf was supposed more

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