International NGOs have formally classed the killings and exodus of Muslims in the majority Christian Central African Republic as ethnic cleansing “of historic proportions”.
After twenty-five years, The Muslim News continues to be distributed freely throughout the country, with a growing subscription base and is essential reading for those who wish to sample the pulse of the community. It is humbled yet proud of its achievement as a truly independent newspaper of record.
“I send my best wishes to The Muslim News as it celebrates 25 years of reporting news and views from around the Muslim world...' Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Prime Minister
The readership of The Muslim News selected and nominated them, and our distinguished independent panel of Judges reviewed, deliberated and mused over the list and here they are.
Each year, a diverse and independent panel from all walks of life come together to shortlist and select winners from a rich list of nominees. This year is no exception.
Tauheedul Relief Trust and Mo Farah Foundation have joined forces in aid of empowering young people in Somalia.
A Walsall paediatric consultant and charity fundraiser was awarded Freedom of the Borough of Walsall in recognition of his achievements in Walsall over the last 30 years.
Since its publication on December 4, Prime Minister’s Radicalisation and Extremism Task Force: ‘Tackling extremism in the UK’ has come under criticism for an undue focus on the Muslim community
Cage held a press conference to discuss a report on impact of Government’s Prevent Extremism policy. The report suggests that this policy ‘criminalises, stigmatises and alienates the entire Muslim community’ and encourages them to working to disestablishing it
There has been a spike in fighting across Syria, as Syrian Government and opposition negotiators met face-to-face again in Geneva on following the failure of the first round of talks in January when President Bashar al-Assad’s Government ruled out any transfer of power.
A group calling itself the Christian Patrol is stoking tension in East London after canvassing the neighbourhood telling Muslim residents to abide by the country’s laws.
Muslim MPs and community leaders have voiced their anger at the “insulting” and “ignorant” suggestion by a senior UKIP politician who suggested “moderate Muslims” sign a code of conduct charter to prove they reject violence.
Representing himself in court, Graham French who had nailed the Qur’an on a pub wall apologised saying: “I fully regret everything I have done. It is totally out of character and I will regret this for the rest of my life."
Employees need to be aware that if they are subjected to discriminatory conduct by third parties present in the workplace, as the law currently stands, they may not be have a remedy against anyone for that conduct.
Mourid Barghouti is a gifted Palestinian writer and poet. Born in 1944 near Ramallah, he has published more than a dozen books of poetry in Arabic and, in 2004, his memoirs I Saw Ramallah was published in the UK to widespread acclaim.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been banned in the UK for thirty years but a new campaign, spearheaded by a young Somali teenager, 17 year old Fahma Mohamed, seeks to bring the issue much more into the forefront of peoples' consciousness in order to prevent its alleged wide-scale continuance.
The relationship British Muslims have to culture fascinates me. Or, more accurately, the seeming absence of any such relationship fascinates me.
Have you ever imagined turning on the faucet and nothing coming out? In the first world, this is a rare scenario, with people accustomed to water flowing at their whim. Yet, as it turns out, California is in fact running out of water.
Millions more people in the UK should take statins, according to NICE. In its recent guidance to the NHS the advisory body has cut the threshold in half for when doctors should consider prescribing the drugs, to prevent more cases of heart attacks and strokes
The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on 25 March in central London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.