“We’re all neighbours here” says Imam as Masjid-E-Quba mosque opens doors to public for the first time to learn about Islam

2 Mar , 2016  

A north London Mosque opened its doors to the public in its first ever open door event on Sunday, welcoming people of all faiths to come and learn about Islam. Visiting Imam and Islamic scholar, Mufti Abdur Rahman Mangera, said: “What we are doing today should have been done a long time ago.” Understanding Islam […]

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Extremists to Hackney muslims: “Don’t vote”

12 Mar , 2015  

EXTREME Islamic preachers, backed by notorious extremist Anjem Choudary, are trying to talk Dalston’s muslims out of voting in May, because they say only Allah can make law. In a demonstration on Kingsland Road on Saturday, extremists pressurised local Muslims to flout the ballot box, saying “Allah is the only legislator”. Al-Muhajiroun founder Anjem Choudary,  a […]

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Former Guantanamo Bay inmate speaks out

24 Mar , 2009  

Five years on from his release from the controversial US detention camp, a Hackney resident speaks about coming to terms with his traumatic experiences and struggling for recognition from the state.

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Sports event for Islamic women

19 Mar , 2009  

Muslim girls and women from Hackney are to star in a new sporting event celebrating Islamic culture.

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Leader of Finsbury Park Mosque threatened by extremists

10 Mar , 2009  

Threatening calls from Islamic extremists have led the leader of a major London mosque to turn his mobile phone off at night out of fear.

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