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11 December 2015

The responsibilities of the UK Muslim community towards asylum seekers and refugees

All praise be to Allah who revealed His Divine Book, and perfected by it His favours. The Most Noble, The Most Generous. I testify that there is no deity worthy of worship except Allah alone, Who prescribed Rahmah upon Himself. And I testify that Muhammad is the slave and Final Messenger of Allah, sent as…

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25 September 2015

Poverty and British Muslims

Practitioner panel discussion recorded at the Poverty and British Muslims conference on Wednesday 16th September 2015 at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. Chaired by Mobeen Butt from Muslims in Britain Research Network (MBRN) Panel speakers: -Iqbal Nasim (National Zakat Foundation) -Heather Knight (Islamic Relief UK) -Shaz Manir (Amirah Foundation) More about the conference This…

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3 December 2014

Zakat masterclass – by Iqbal Nasim

Delivered at the 10th World Islamic Economic Forum Introduction This is one of the first times, if not the first time that a full session of Zakat has been included in the World Islamic Economic Forum schedule, and it is very important that this continues and grows It is in the context of the organisation…

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4 August 2014

‘Twitter Hour’ on Zakat

Earlier this Ramadan, Islamic Bank of Britain hosted a Twitter Q&A with National Zakat Foundation CEO, Iqbal Nasim to answer questions from users about Zakat. Individuals were invited to post their questions using the Twitter hashtag #ZakatQuestions. The hour long session began with an interesting question from Zakapp about ensuring Zakat went to eligible recipients….

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3 August 2014

Being easy going with a debtor

In today’s society, the increasing prevalance of debt and its ill effects is evident for all to see. We all know someone who is suffering due to being in debt or we may have personal experience of it ourselves. Those of us who are free of the burden of debt should firstly say alhamdulillah, as…

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