We are shocked and appalled about the raid conducted on Masjid Al-Aqsa by Israeli police. Especially that this took place during the holy month of Ramadan. All places of worship are sacrosanct, places of prayer and devotion to God. People must be able to feel safe in places of worship and free to be able…Read more Statement on Raid by Israeli Police on Masjid Al-Aqsa
AoBM Concern over President Trump’s Jerusalem Decision
The Association of British Muslims views with great concern President Trump's decision to unilaterally recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. East Jerusalem is under Israeli occupation and intended to be the capital of an independent Palestine. The decision jeopardises the '2 State Solution' and stability in the Middle East. No other country in the…Read more AoBM Concern over President Trump’s Jerusalem Decision
Statement on the Humanitarian Emergency in Palestine.
Bism'Allah al Rahman al Raheem. We express our deepest condolences to Palestinian families who have lost loved ones due to Israeli attacks in some of the most densely populated residential areas in the world. Whatever the Israeli government's purported motivations, there is no excuse for killing children or bombing hospitals! Life is Sacred, a teaching…Read more Statement on the Humanitarian Emergency in Palestine.
Give Peace a Chance
Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem Aggression feeds further anger and hatred, continuing ongoing violence... Leaders on both sides in Palestine and Israel need to calm down and sit around a table, and AGREE a permanent settlement to end SIX DECADES of violence. Which eventually, at some point they must. The longer that takes, gives some indication of…Read more Give Peace a Chance
UN Vote on Palestine and Prospects for Peace in the Middle-East
By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong 21 September 2011 Recently, I’ve been asked about my views on Palestine and the future prospects for peace in the Middle-East. This Friday, President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority is expected to officially submit a request to recognise Palestinian statehood. What then are the future prospects for a peaceful and…Read more UN Vote on Palestine and Prospects for Peace in the Middle-East
4thought.tv : Can Jews and Muslims ever find peace?
Paul Salahuddin Armstrong, Co-Director of the Association of British Muslims, speaking about Judaism and Islam on Channel 4's 4thought.tv on Jan 2. 2011
Jews, Conspiracy, and Islam
By Manwar Ali (Abu Muntasir) JIMAS Anti-Semitic conspiracy theory that some of us find readily acceptable or wish it to be true either takes the form of historical introduction or offered as 'explanations' to the politics of the Middle-east, particularly Palestine. In the former scenario information is extracted a great deal from non-Muslim authors and…Read more Jews, Conspiracy, and Islam