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The Vulnerables

In light of this month’s World Mental Health Day,  Ghazal Choudhary discusses how governmental reforms and cuts are doing nothing to help the disabled...

The Dangers of Black Henna

Charlotte Cripps writes how she put her life at risk without realising by getting a black henna tattoo on holiday in Croatia. Looking down at my...

Hetain Patel’s ‘American Boy’

Moiza Butt reviews Patel’s performance and interviews the up-and-coming visual artist about how he is using the stage to tackle stereotypes. This was a night for the...

Could the Hajj Stampede Have Been Avoided?

By Sabah Ismail Last month, in the most devastating disaster to have hit Saudi Arabia in a long while, over 2000 people were crushed to...

The Battle with Ramadan

As Ramadan comes to an end, Faraz Ali reflects on the effect that the month has and the personal struggle that Muslims endure worldwide, not only...

Seema Jaya Sharma: Forever ‘Alive’

Seema Jaya Sharma, a mother-of-two from Ilford in London, passed away after a six-year battle with cancer last month. Read Sabah Ismail’s article that she...

Muslims “Quietly Condone Terrorism” – a Desperate Lie

While Muslims around the world fasted during the holy month of Ramaḍān, both terrorists and politicians alike continued in their respective destructive crusades which...

Manchester Srebrenica Memorial Week

By Sairah Yassir Around two months ago, volunteers Aisha Mirza, Amna Abdul, Ali Raza Ilyas, Katie Rose Elizabeth Parker, Jamila Kossar, Farah Anwar-Bawany, Yusuf Tai, Noordad Aziz,...

Manchester Multiculturalism: Fasting, Food & Festival

MEND, Myriad Foundation and #ShareRamadan came together during Ramadan to hold an event at Sheridan Suite, where the diverse people of the North West,...

#FreeMunir: A Campaign for Justice

Louisa Butt attended a ‘Free Munir Farooqi’ event last month to explore how the campaign to release a man convicted of terror offences has gained...

The Power and Value of Kindness

As the month of Ramadan begins for Muslims worldwide, one of the main points of contemplation for them during the thirty days will be...

The History of The Blue Mosque

As we are well and truly amidst holiday season, Adnan Hussain provides an insight into the history of Turkey's Sultan Ahmed Mosque - one of the...
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