Monday, 9 November 2009

'Forgotten Heroes'

Emel Magazine, Forgotten Heroes, Issue 62 November 2009 "With Remembrance Day around the corner, Somaiya Khan-Piachaud and Ayman Khwaja remember the sacrifice of Muslim Soldiers, who gave their lives and their limbs in the name of duty in both the First and Second World Wars."

The page includes an interesting movie clip on this subject.

Also see the Muslim Council of Britain's press release for their new publication: MCB Report Demonstrates long-standing British Muslim Support for Armed Forces, 6 Nov 09 and a statement on particpation in Armistice Day commemoration: MCB Joins With Other Faith Groups at the Cenotaph

Here's a direct link: Remembering the Brave: The Muslim contribution to Britain’s Armed Forces [pdf] This includes an article by Prof. Humayun Ansari.