Domestic Violence Awareness Week 2012 (Review)

Domestic Violence Awareness Week 2012 (Review)

The action-packed week, seen out with a bang, has come to a close; and in case you missed it, we’re here today to run through Domestic Violence Awareness Week insha’Allah. Monday 12th March 2012: Survivor Stories (Documentary) Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties, we were unable to process the documentary as planned. However, rest assured, we are working on this as we speak and will have it up by next week insha’Allah. Tuesday 13th March 2012: Nour Hits the Streets We hit the streets with two aims: [1] Awareness: A fundamental feature to bring DV to an end, thus we will be...

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Amina Filali, Morocco Rape Victim, Commits Suicide After Forced Marriage To Rapist

Amina Filali, Morocco Rape Victim, Commits Suicide After Forced Marriage To Rapist

RABAT, Morocco — The case of a 16-year-old girl who killed herself after she was forced to marry her rapist has spurred outrage among Morocco’s internet activists and calls for changes to the country’s laws. An online petition, a Facebook page and countless tweets expressed horror over the suicide of Amina Filali, who swallowed rat poison on Saturday to protest her marriage to the man who raped her a year earlier. Article 475 of the Moroccan penal code allows for the “kidnapper” of a minor to marry his victim to escape prosecution, and it has been used to justify...

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The Blank Slate (Review)

PausePlayPlayPrev|Next 12345678left right Our charity is not black and white, its full of colours and to make the world a better place by doing the little that we do, we wanted a fun way of getting people involved especially artistic talents. Alhamdulillah on Sunday 18th of...

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Domestic Violence Khutbah (Imam Ajmal Masroor)

Domestic Violence Khutbah (Imam Ajmal Masroor)

Ajmal Masroor is a relationship counsellor. He is a co-founder of Barefoot Institute which provides support for individuals and couples with relationship issues. He studied Politics and Arabic at SOAS, and was very active in student unions and Islamic Societies. His interests include learning about new cultures and world food, playing badminton, and reading based on history, society and politics. Masroor is a local imam, who leads Friday prayers weekly at different mosques in London. MCEC – Palmers Green Mosque, Muslim Community & Education...

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Domestic Violence Khutbah (Imam Abdul-Malik Sheikh)

Domestic Violence Khutbah (Imam Abdul-Malik Sheikh)

Abdul-Malik initially studied Arabic language and Shariah under Shaykh S. M. Abdul-Qayum, the Imam and Khatib of the East London Mosque. He then studied Arabic and Shari’ah at the European College of Islamic Studies in France and then in Wales. He also spent some time studying under teachers in the Middle East, foremost amongst them were Shaykh Ahmad Hawwa in Jordan, with whom he studied Shafi’i Fiqh, and Shaykh Munir al-Jawwad Al-Tunisi in Syria, with whom he studied Arabic grammar. Currently in the UK he periodically studies hadith and other Islamic sciences under Shaykh Mohammad Akram...

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