As Muslims we are duty bound to keep trusts and be people of trustworthiness. It is the Sunnah, the Prophet was famed for being al-Amin even before revelation was given to him. Sadly, the concept of amanah has been eroded and needs to be reasserted, particularly in the area of trade.
England cricketers Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid owe part of their success to early Asian migrants who played in local parks and set up teams and leagues over four decades ago. Now, a new project, ‘From Parks to Pavilions’ has been awarded a grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund to document the history of Asian cricket in Yorkshire. Image Courtesy of John Bolloten Photography ©
After Thursday’s referendum, there is no doubt we are going through a turning point in British history. Yet for Britain’s three million Muslims, as for the rest of the country, it is far too soon to know what all the implications will be. Yahya Birt offers some initial reflections.
His Eminence, Khaled al -Duwaisan Ambassador of the State of Kuwait, opens the Art of Islam Exhibition and Festival by the Bucks County Museum Trust. A summer long exhibition and festival celebrating the art and cultures of Islam. Dr Siobhan Bygate reports for MuslimView.
Britain's referendum decision to leave the European Union brings with it a rise in racism and xenophobia on the streets of Britain. We review some of the many and growing incidents reported in the press.
Alchemiya CEO, Navid Akhtar, reflects on what it means for him to witness a son of immigrant Pakistani Muslim parents, from humble beginnings, rise through the ranks and become Mayor of London.
With Bucks County Museum putting on the Art of Islam festival, 40 years ago a major international festival called The World of Islam Festival was inaugurated. The founder, Dr Paul Ahmed Keeler spoke about the achievement at SOAS last month.