As Brits wake up to the devastation and carnage – over 22 murdered, over 50 injured – from an explosion at the Ariana Grande concert held at the Manchester Arena, the second largest event space in Europe, people of all faiths have come together to condemn this meaningless act of terrorism.
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The British Muslim Doctors Association, a non-profit volunteer organization that brings doctors, dentists, pharmacists and others in the medical profession together, held their annual dinner at the Copthorne Tara hotel in London on Saturday, May 13.
A pair of Dartmouth dentists have completed an epic feat of human endurance by rowing 3,000 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean.
A video titled ‘Operation Fightback’ was posted on a far-right group’s Facebook page, showing an attack on a Muslim-owned book store, has drawn the ire of Birmingham community, who rushed to share their support against hate.
Birmingham Central Mosque opened its doors on Saturday, April 8, to host a “Best of British” typical tea party for all faiths, countering a far-right march nearby with love.
Four British Muslim imams paid a special visit on Wednesday, April 5, to the Vatican, meeting with Pope Francis, coming together to promote peace and solidarity.
Supported by civic multi-faith religious leaders, hundreds of British Muslims turned out in Victoria Square in a peace rally to reject the Westminster attack as anti-Muslims, stressing that far-right extremists do not define the British values they hold.
Over 100,000 people marched through London seeking to have their voices heard. Anger has spread across much of the nation as we near Prime Minister May’s official notification that Britain will leave the EU.
As world media puts British Muslims in the middle of rigorous and fiery debate over the latest London attack, British Muslims rushed to raise funds to the families of the victims, sharing prayers and hopes for the safety of their country.
I watched the second episode of “Extremely British Muslims” the other day and what can I say? It made me very sad. British Muslim youth seem to have been neglected by the British authorities, media and members of the public as well as members of their own community. They seem to be in a limbo …