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30 July 2018

Becoming ‘the other’

As an inquisitive teenager, Anil first entered a mosque to see if he could find out what happened inside. His whole life he had seen Muslims as ‘the other’. A few months later, he had accepted Islam himself. As it became apparent to his family, he was confronted and kicked out of his home. The…

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1 June 2018

Who Does Your Zakat Help? NZF Caseworkers Tell Us

Guest article by Selina Bakkar from Amaliah (www.amaliah.com)   We spoke to the National Zakat Foundation about Zakat in 2017 and also managed to interview their caseworkers to gain insight into how Zakat helps people. From refugees to domestic violence victims your Zakat could really change someone’s life instantly. Caseworkers Safa and Sadiya share what it’s…

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19 February 2018

Record numbers at Visit My Mosque day 2018

A recent YouGov Poll commissioned by the Muslim Council of Britain found that almost 70% of Britons hadn’t seen the inside of another faith’s place of worship, and almost 90% hadn’t been inside a mosque. To remedy this, over 200 mosques across the UK opened their doors on 18th February as part of Visit My…

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10 January 2018

Dead of Winter

This year the winter has been so cold it killed. Temperatures have been below freezing in the UK endangering those without a home. Laila never thought she could have been considered homeless. She was born and raised in the UK. Growing up in an abusive family, she was forced to flee her parental home and…

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