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
By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Welcome to the UK! If you evade customs and enter the country illegally, we will put you up in 5 star hotels and pay you £35k per year!!! Who wouldn't want to flee here? Really, this an unacceptable situation. We desperately need an EU-wide plan to ensure border security, it is…Read more Illegal immigration to the UK
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
The Association of British Muslims (AoBM) strongly condemns the horrific shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris that has killed at least 13 people according to the news reports. Our thoughts are with the victims of this terror attack and the families affected at this difficult time. At AoBM, we have maintained…Read more The Association of British Muslims calls for Europe to Confront Violence and Protect Freedom.
The Association of British Muslims regards a ban on any form of clothing as a somewhat extreme and rather undesirable course of action to take. We recognise and respect the human right of people to wear whatever they want. However, this goes both ways, and applies to someone who wants to wear miniskirts as much…Read more AOBM’s Stance on the French Burqa Ban
By Paul S Armstrong While reading a newspaper article to mark Remembrance Day, I noticed reference was made to a despicable demonstration against the event. I would like to draw attention to the way this was reported, "Muslims protesters burn poppies at a Remembrance Day event in Kensington, west London". While it may be true that…Read more Remembrance Day & British Muslims
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1195052/Why-I-British-Muslim-woman-want-burkha-banned-streets.html Great article from Saira Khan, I entirely agree with Saira's views on this. Burkhas and niqabs are cultural clothing, from intolerant societies in the Middle East, they have nothing whatsoever to do with Islam! As Saira correctly stated: "I have read the Koran. Nowhere in the Koran does it state that a woman's face…Read more Why Saira Khan wants the burkha banned and why I agree with her