As storm Ophelia continues to pound the British Isles, a London mosque joined a night shelter program to host homeless, offering them a warm bed and a hot meal.
Tag: UK Muslims
Like many, for years, I had assumed that the drawings and sculptures that we have attached to the identities of religion have been similar throughout the ages.
Whenever I meet somebody for the first time, I usually know what they are wondering. With a distinctive blend of confusion and inquisitiveness, it is only until that person plucks up the courage to ask the question, that I already know is on their mind, that I am able to satisfy their curiosity. “Where exactly …
As Muslim women remain prime victims of hate crimes, British men, even non-Muslims, are facing a catalogue of racial and religious abuse because of their skin color or beards.
Don’t judge a book by its cover. This was the fact Katie Freeman reached after spending a week as undercover Muslim in Manchester.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has spoken up in defense of Muslim women, condemning “vile, revolting” language used on social media, and asking Facebook and Twitter platforms to tackle racism and abuse.
Responding to a devastating attack that killed and injured hundreds of people in Somalia’s Mogadishu, a UK-based charity has launched a fundraising campaign to support victims of the tragedy.
For years, Londoner Muslim Abu Mumin has been supporting terminally ill Muslims at their hospital beds, offering them rare comfort and support in the last days.
A group of Muslim men have brought flowers to a Leeds synagogue which was attacked with racist graffiti, a gesture praised as wonderful by the Jewish community.
According to data from the Muslim Council of Britain, the 2011 Census shows that Muslims form 4.8% of the population of England and Wales (there are approximately 77,000 Muslims in Scotland and 3,800 in Northern Ireland). The Muslim population in England and Wales has increased from 1,546,626 in 2001 to 2,706,066 people in 2011 (1,159,440 or 75% …