Extremism to Humility

https://youtu.be/fStDkhP-iA4 Shaykh Manwar Ali (Abu Muntasir) is an Islamic scholar who was directly involved in jihad. For fifteen years he radicalised, recruited, fundraiser, and fought in Afghanistan, Kashmir and Burma. Today Shaykh Manwar teaches Islam to restore balance, enhance common values, and address issues of extremism through education, engagement, and discussion. Frank Meeink was one…Read more Extremism to Humility

Abdul-Rahman Kassig, a True Shaheed, R.I.P.

Abdul-Rahman Kassig, a true shaheed (martyr) of Islam. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'un; surely we belong to Allah and to Him shall we return. Rest in Peace. May Allah SWT grant you a high station in Heaven and help your family and friends through this tragic and most traumatic of events. Not that we…Read more Abdul-Rahman Kassig, a True Shaheed, R.I.P.

On Poppies and Imitating Non-Muslims…

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Apparently, according to some guy called Abu Baraa, wearing poppies is imitating "non-muslims" like Jews and Christians. "There has even been a campaign recently pushing Muslims to wear ‘poppy hijabs’ and similar clothing. This is worrying not only because of the dangers of imitating non-muslims in their, religious clothes, commemorations, their…Read more On Poppies and Imitating Non-Muslims…

Maajid Nawaz, Pictures and Death Threats

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Following a studio appearance on an episode of BBC Big Questions, Maajid Nawaz, Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Hampstead and Kilburn, reposted a cartoon via his Twitter account that (allegedly) depicts the prophets Jesus and Muhammad, peace be upon them, saying 'Hey' and 'How ya doin'. Important to note, Maajid…Read more Maajid Nawaz, Pictures and Death Threats

Remembrance Day & British Muslims

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

Why Saira Khan wants the burkha banned and why I agree with her

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