INSTITUTIONAL ISLAMOPHOBIA: A conference to examine state racism and social engineering of the Muslim community

  Date: Saturday 13 December Time: 2pm – 6.30pm Venue: Rooms MAL 414 and 415, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HX – Nearest tube stations: Russell Square (Picadilly line); Goodge Street (Northern line); Euston Square (Metropolitan line) The Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) will be holding a conference focused on tackling Islamophobia that will take place on … Read More

Tackling Islamophobia – UAF Roundtable event at Parliament

On Thursday 20th November, Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and Mend held a joint event to discuss how to combat the rise in Islamophobia in Parliament. The event was hosted by Diane Abbott  MP and featured Muslim community groups. It was part of the annual Islamophobia Awareness Month programme of events in November. The round table featured an in depth analysis of the concerning … Read More

Equalities in Education

The journal race equality teaching in its Spring 2014 issue focuses on policies to eliminate discrimination in UK’s education system. There are important statistics on the under-representation of ethnic minorities in the teaching profession – for example “according to Birmingham City Council data from 2003, Pakistani staff made up 1.6% of the school workforce, against a Pakistani pupil population of … Read More

Know Fraud, No Fraud – New Vital Scams Information from the Banks

New vital scams information from the banks Banks have launched a new public campaign and leaflet called Know Fraud, No Fraud to help people identify the signs of fraud. Why BBA launched a campaign to stop scammers – BBA’s Chief Executive, Anthony Browne explains: Being robbed is always a devastating experience. Increasingly though, reports are telling us that robberies and many other types … Read More

Job Advert: Imam for the East London Mosque

An exciting opportunity to join the East London Mosque as an Imam. Salary: £25K to £35K per annum (Negotiable – depending on experience) The East London Mosque is a large and busy Mosque and Islamic Centre, with a long history of serving the Muslim community in the heart of London. The Mosque is seeking to recruit an Imam to join … Read More

WLIC Message of Condolence to Alice Gross Family

              On behalf of the Muslim community, the West London Islamic Centre (Ealing Mosque), its staff and congregation expressed their deep sadness and condolences to the parents of Alice Gross, on the news of her passing. During Friday prayers on the 3rd of October, the Imams reminded the congregation that a daughter and a … Read More

The Cut Conference: Exploring the Reality of FGM

  An Event Not To be Missed This is a unique opportunity to listen to amazing speakers, to learn and become part of a movement to create positive change.Did you know, 137,000 women and girls are living with FGM in the UK. For non-medical reasons, but rather to conform to social and cultural norms, you may think this is a … Read More