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Saturday 5th December 2020

Obituary

Nabeel Al-Azami: A leader in HR

Sunday, September 27th, 2020

The passing of Nabeel Al-Azami in August 2019 at the age of 39 was a cause of much sadness to those that had the pleasure of his company. Nabeel Al-Azami was probably the foremost human resources specialist in the British Muslim community and as the head of the consultancy, Murabbi, was leading an organisation that […]

Oliver Miles: A mandarin who spoke out

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Oliver Miles was a noted Arabist and a leading expert on the Middle East in the Foreign Office for many years.

Lord Drabu: A community stalwart

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Lord Khurshid Drabu CBE who passed away on 20 April 2018 was the first Muslim judge and a prominent British Muslim serving as a senior advisor to the Muslim Council for Britain.

A tribute to Pir Alauddin Siddiqui

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

On the third of February 2017, the Sufi scholar and spiritual guide Pir Muhammad Alauddin Siddiqui departed this world following a short illness. He left behind a huge wealth of spiritual teachings, educational institutes and charitable organisations. Softly-spoken, highly educated, humble and always inspirational, Pir Muhammad Alauddin Siddiqui has been deeply missed by Muslims in […]

Shaykh Yusuf Motala

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Monday, September 9, turned out to be a day of profound anguish and sorrow for many around the world. In the early morning hours, news of the death of Mawlana Yusuf Sulayman Motala, fondly known as “Hazrat” (his eminence) to those who were acquainted with him, spread. He had passed away on Sunday at 8:20 […]

Sir Charles Farr

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

MuslimView was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Sir Charles Farr in February last year. One of the most senior individuals working in British counter-terrorism, his passing was mentioned through a notice of the Cabinet Office and yet it is an indication of his contribution that he was made a Knight by the […]

Jo Cox MP, remembered

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Iqbal Bhana OBE, DL shares his thoughts on Jo Cox Labour MP for Batley and Spen who was tragically killed last week.

Jo Cox

British Muslims mourn the loss of a hero

Friday, June 10th, 2016

MuslimView asked British Muslims to reflect on and remember the life, influence and legacy of Muhammad Ali and what he meant to them (Photo credit: Peter Sanders Photography) …

Muhammad Ali & Peter Sanders

Remembering poet Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Founder of DeenPort.com, Omar Tufayl, shares his thoughts about his friend Poet Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore who tragically passed away after a battle with cancer. Whilst not a Brit, Abdal-Hayy left a lasting impact on many British Muslims that he came into contact with.

Daniel Abdal-Hayy Moore (1940-2016)

The life and legacy of Hafiz Patel (1926-2016)

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Hafiz Mohammed Patel, aged 90, died on 18 February 2016. One of Britain’s most influential Muslims, he founded and headed the European branch of the Tablighi Jama’at (TJ), frequently cited as the largest movement of grassroots Muslim renewal in the world, from its headquarters in the West Yorkshire town of Dewsbury.

Dewsbury Tablighi Jamat Markaz

Obituary: Michael Meacher – ‘Robin Hood in spectacles’

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Veteran Labour MP for Oldham, Michael Meacher was one of the prominent deaths in 2015 for the Muslims community there. Dr. Shamim Miah remembers Michael Meacher.

Michael Meacher at the House of Commons

Lord Gulam Noon: a remarkable business man, distinguished and humble

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Gulam Kaderbhoy Noon, a leading British businessman, was born on 4th January 1936, and passed away on 27th October 2015 aged 79. He was originally from Mumbai, India and operated a number of food companies in Southall.

Lord Gulam Noon & Shabbir Randeree

Sufi Abdullah (1923 – 2015)

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Sufi Abdullah Sahib passed away in Birmingham on 12 February 2015 after five decades in the city and having a major impact on the Muslim community for Birmingham through is tireless efforts serving them.

Sufi Abdullah (1923 – 2015)