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Excited British Muslims Welcome Ramadan

As British Muslims begin fasting on Monday, following Saudi Arabia, or on Tuesday, following the lunar cycle, there is a wonderful spirit of kindness, compassion, love, peace, harmony, and good advice. The vast majority of British Muslims will adopt the literalist interpretation of fasting, from sunrise to sunset, while a minority will adopt reduced hour …

How 'Peaceful' Ipswich Supports Its Growing Muslim Community

The Muslim community of Ipswich has grown significantly over recent years, encouraged by the town’s “peaceful, friendly” atmosphere “The Quakers, who have a church up the road, came with banners saying ‘what hurts one, hurts us all’ in a statement of solidarity” Following the Christchurch massacre last month, Ipswich Quakers and other members of the …

Meet Muneera Rashid - The Vibrant British Muslim Artist

Meet Muneera Rashid - The Vibrant British Muslim Artist

“If We Aren’t Allowed to Take Up Space, We’ll Create Space Ourselves.” Muneera Rashid Muneera Rashid, one half of the hip-hop duo ‘Poetic Pilgrimage’, is a Jamaican-British slam poet, public speaker and actress. As one of the speakers during the Belgian arts centre De Roma‘s ‘female focus’, the vibrant artist gave her perspective on what feminism, decolonization, …

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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 …

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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 …



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