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Yashmin Harun

AboutIslam Talks to Yashmin Harun, Founder of Muslimah Sports Association

Recognizing her role as she tries to make the future easier for young women to enjoy sports and to remove barriers, Harun , the founder of Muslimah Sports Association, Fencing, and Football, was shortlisted for the British Muslim Award ‘Rising Star in Sports’. On the sidelines of the 7th British Muslim Awards, which took place …

AboutIslam Talks to Owner of World’s First Smart 3D Reality Billboards

Introducing the world’s first smart 3D reality billboards, Asad Arshad is known as a diehard entrepreneur, a future visionary person who loves disruptive innovation across wearable tech and all media especially related to augmented reality. On the sidelines of the 7th British Muslim Awards, which took place in the city of Bradford, AboutIslam interviewed the …

British Muslim Awards Postponed Due to Bad Weather

BRADFORD – The 7th British Muslim Awards has been postponed for more than two weeks over concerns of snowfall and bad weather conditions. The event was first planned to be held on January 30 in Bradford. The new date, announced on Facebook, is February 19th. “Due to the amount of concerns we have received regarding the …

300 Inspiring Individuals Shortlisted for British Muslim Awards 2019

BRADFORD – Three hundred of the most remarkable British Muslims have been shortlisted as finalists for the 7th British Muslim Awards to be held on January 30 in Bradford, Oceanic Consulting said in a statement. This year’s awards are presented by Trusted Utility Consultants and brought by Oceanic Consulting – the UK’s leading ethnic consulting and …

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Jewish & Muslim UK Students Discuss Gender & Faith

BRISTOL – Thirty young Jewish and Muslim women gathered at Bristol University in the UK for a unique gender and interfaith conference to discuss ‘difficult ideas and topics’. Jewish News reported on December 6. Organized by Bristol Students Union and Nisa-Nashim, the students shared their inspiration and their struggles when taking on leadership roles in their faith …

British Muslims

Islamophobia: British Muslims Demand Full Legal Protection

LONDON – British Muslim organizations and councils across the UK are calling the political party leaders to adopt a newly proposed definition of Islamophobia. The demand is made through co-signed open letters published earlier this week. The Guardian reported on December 1. “For our communities, it was vital that the definition encapsulated the racialized reality …

UK Pregnant Muslim Woman Killed with Crossbow, Baby Survives

ILFORD – The death of an eight-month pregnant Muslim woman, who was shot with a crossbow on Wednesday, has shocked the entire British Muslim community. But her baby survived and was delivered by an emergency cesarean section. “The entire Muslim community and the entire Redbridge community is in absolute shock as to what has happened,” …

How to Fight Hate Crimes? British Muslim Answers

LONDON – Hate crime is on the rise. Official statistics released on October 16th from the Home Office show a 17% rise in hate crime offenses with 94,098 incidents recorded. The worrying number has more than doubled since 2012/3. Of these, 76% account for race hate crime, while 9%, that is 8,336, are religious hate …



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