Posts in March
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.
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.
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 March we were able to deliver an exhibition for all those who were involved in the competition. The exhibition was up for 2 weeks at the Departure Centre.
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.
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 Nadwi.