Daesh and Orlando
https://youtu.be/LBLyhdYOSIc Thousands of people gathered in London’s Soho district on Monday 13th June 2016 to hold a vigil for the 49 people killed by the terrorist Omar Mateen in Orlando, Florida. The Association of British Muslims was proud to be among those paying their respects. We watched in silence as 49 balloons rose into the…Read more Daesh and Orlando
AoBM Statement on the Orlando Attack
The Creator does not tell us to hate, let alone harm, anyone because of their differences to us. We have all been created by the same Merciful and Gracious Creator. We cannot but condemn this attack on the innocent people of Orlando, Florida. LGBTQ people are too often targets of violence. Our deepest condolences to the loved…Read more AoBM Statement on the Orlando Attack
My Thoughts on UK Airstrikes in Syria
Over the past few days, I've been understandably queried on my views regarding whether Britain should bomb Daesh (ISIL) positions in Syria. In addition, some people have been asking me to protest against the bombing. Last night, MPs overwhelming voted to bomb Daesh in Syria. Now I do understand where critics of the bombing campaign…Read more My Thoughts on UK Airstrikes in Syria
AoBM Statement on Terror Attacks
The Association of British Muslims strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Paris, Beirut and other cities over the past few days. The Muslim faith condemns such acts of violence. “...if anyone slays a human being - unless it be [in punishment] for murder or for spreading corruption on earth - it shall be as though…Read more AoBM Statement on Terror Attacks
When you see black flags….
"When you see the black flags, remain where you are and do not move your hands or your feet (i.e. stay put and don’t get involved with them). Thereafter there shall appear a feeble insignificant folk. Their hearts will be like fragments of iron. They will have the state. They will fulfill neither covenant nor…Read more When you see black flags….
First they came for the Jews…
First they came for the Jews And I did not speak out Because I was not a Jew Then they came for the Yazidis And I did not speak out Because I was not a Yazidi Then they came for the Shi'a And I did not speak out Because I was not a Shi'a Then…Read more First they came for the Jews…
Prophet Muhammad: It is not proper to punish with fire except the Lord of fire.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Moaz al-Kasasbeh and the Jordanian people. Moaz al-Kasasbeh died a true shaheed (martyr) of Islam. He courageously took part in missions against the khawarijite Daesh, cruel heartless enemies of Muslims and all humanity, who tragically and callously took his life in the worst possible way, absolutely…Read more Prophet Muhammad: It is not proper to punish with fire except the Lord of fire.
KILLING AT CHARLIE HEBDO: IS AN ASSAULT ON FREEDOM AND LIBERTY
By Dr Syed Talib Hussain Warsi Director of Intrafaith Relations, AOBM The Association of British Muslims strongly condemn and express our revulsion at the brutal and insane act of violence and murder of twelve people and injuring eleven others in Paris at the offices of the satirical Magazine Charlie Hebdo. On behalf of the Muslims…Read more KILLING AT CHARLIE HEBDO: IS AN ASSAULT ON FREEDOM AND LIBERTY