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Protesters use their shoes to hit defaced poster of Syria's President Al-Assad during demonstration in front of Syrian embassy in Ankara

Q&A: Understanding the politics of the ongoing Syrian uprising

Since the Arab Spring began in January 2011 countries across the Muslim world have experienced uprisings unlike anything that has been seen before, and Syria is no exception. Bashar al Assad launched a massive crackdown on any perceived opposition, employing […]

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Video / Open Letter to David Cameron regarding his recent speech in Indonesia

[youtube][/youtube] [Follow Dr Abdul Wahid on Twitter @AbdulWahidHT ] Dear Mr Cameron, Your speech on Thursday 12th April 2012 in Indonesia was arguably one of the most dishonest and


The UK not only complicit in rendition and torture but proud of it

Libyan Case Study: Duplicity of Britain's foreign policy could not be more flagrant. In a letter from a senior MI6 officer, Mark Allen, to Col Gaddafi's intelligence chief, Musa


British justice is not in the dock, it’s on the gallows

Whatever the final outcome, Babar Ahmad's case is a humiliating indictment of British 'justice' The lead news in the UK has been the interview with our brother Babar Ahmad


Democracy is the best political system money can buy

... and the ‘Cash-for Cameron’ Scandal is just the latest proof [youtube][/youtube] 

In common parlance the word used for trying to influence people’s actions by means of financial


Massacre in Afghanistan- video response from Taji Mustafa

Taji Mustafa gives his response to the events in Kandahar, explaining how this yet again highlights the need for strong, sincere leadership in the Muslim


Kandahar Massacre: US war machine shows its true colours

In what has become a recurrent occurrence since the west launched its occupation of the Muslim lands after 9/11, Sunday 11 March 2012, saw a US Army staff


88th anniversary since the destruction of the Khilafah

March 3rd 2012 marks the 88th year the global Ummah has been without the Khilafah. In a hadith the prophet (saw) outlined this situation, he said: The knots


Dr Abdul Wahid’s open letter to the Muslim community about the continuing repression in Syria

Dear Respected Brother, Assalamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh We have all witnessed the thousands killed, and many more injured and displaced, in the repression committed by the regime of


“Bashar is bad but what may come after him may be worse (fitna)!”

As I came out of jumuah salah in a Mosque in Tottenham , north London, I met a brother I have known over the years. A lot