Monday, 17 November 2014

YLP TV: Paying Respects On Remembrance Sunday



"Reporters from Active Change Foundation's Young Leaders Programme visit the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at The Tower of London, where poppies represent each of the British military deaths during The First World War. They reflect on the 400,000 Muslims who fought for Britain and The Commonwealth, and show the importance of respect for the sacrifices made, regardless of faith or belief."

YLP (Young Leaders Programme) is part of the Active Change Foundation

Friday, 14 November 2014

Jihadis who travel to Syria could be barred from UK return for two years

Guardian, Jihadis who travel to Syria could be barred from UK return for two years "Suspected jihadis, including teenagers, who travel to Syria will be prevented from returning to Britain for two years and only allowed to re-enter if they consent to face trial, home detention, regular police monitoring or go on a deradicalisation course."

The Pakistani village that gave its sons to fight for Britain

Daily Mail, The Pakistani village that gave its sons to fight for Britain

#MakingAStand

"Sara Khan meets with a group of Muslim women in Wandsworth who have gathered to discuss how they can take the lead in their community #MakingAStand against extremism, and what challenges they have faced trying to do so."

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

What's life like for British Muslims?

C4, What's life like for British Muslims? | Channel 4 News

Tower Hamlets in a Pickle

Evening Standard, Tower Hamlets: Eric Pickles orders takeover squad to run 'rotten borough' "In a blow to controversial mayor Lutfur Rahman, who seized control in 2010, a three-man team of commissioners will move into his headquarters. The commissioners will take over the power to give grants and must approve property sales and senior council officer appointments or suspensions."

Monday, 3 November 2014

Any Questions?

David Blunkett MP, Ratna Lachman, Allison Pearson, Nadhim Zahawi MP, Any Questions? - BBC Radio 4  "Jonathan Dimbleby presents political debate and discussion from the Al Mahdi Mosque in Bradford with the former Home Secretary David Blunkett MP, Ratna Lachman Director of the civil liberties pressure group Just West Yorkshire, Daily Telegraph columnist Allison Pearson, and Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi." This was an interesting location choice for the programme. Al Mahdi Mosque is run by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Bradford. Information here. The programme did not go into details regarding the position of Ahmadiyya Muslims. It did mention their campaign loveforallhatredfornone