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September 11, 2012 By Faith Matters

A Zero Tolerance Approach for Religious Bigotry

    Declaration of European Muslim and Jewish Leaders at Paris, September 5th, 2012, ‘A Zero Tolerance Approach for Religious Bigotry.’   This is the text of the Declaration which was launched in Paris in September 2012: We, Muslim and Jewish leaders of Europe, affirm together that in order to ensure the security and well […]

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Joint Statement by the Board of Deputies of British Jews & Faith Matters
July 20, 2012 By Faith Matters

Joint Statement by the Board of Deputies of British Jews & Faith Matters

    Joint Statement by the Board of Deputies of British Jews & Faith Matters Against the Abuse of Faith Based Symbols to Promote Hate in the UK As Jews and Muslims we deplore the abuse of our faiths by those who purportedly write in their name to spread messages of hate, threat and contempt. […]

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June 11, 2012 By Faith Matters

Ed Milliband and Englishness

‘Ed Milliband’s View of What it Means to be English is a Refreshing Change from the Narrow Views of Other Politicians And More in Tune with Modern Britain,’ by Fiyaz Mughal OBE, Director of Faith Matters – Published in E-Politix, 11/06/2012   Whether people want to reduce the impact of Ed Milliband by references to […]

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May 24, 2012 By Faith Matters

New Statesman Magazine Cites Our Work

New Statesman Magazine Cites the Work of Faith Matters The “Muslim Schindler” Remembering Abdol-Hossein Sardari. By Mehdi Hasan, Published 23 May 2012 Jewish, Muslim and Christian clergymen participate in the blessing of an ecumenical chapel at Poland’s new national stadium in Warsaw. Photo: Getty Images Have you heard of the “Muslim Schindler” who risked his […]

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May 13, 2012 By Faith Matters

Muslim Leaders Warn of Far Right Exploitation of Rochdale Child Sex Ring

TELL MAMA Cited In Guardian Article on the Backlash Post the Rochdale Child Sex Ring Case Far-right groups are exploiting the conviction of nine men who were part of a gang that groomed girls for sex to create a “climate of hate” against Muslims, community leaders have warned. Muslim groups say they have seen an […]

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May 1, 2012 By Faith Matters

Fiyaz Mughal, Director of Faith Matters on CNN

CNN Report, 1st of May 2012 – ‘Many Muslims in the Middle East & Pakistan have a poor view of Al Qaeda‘ (CNN) — Most Muslims in several key Middle Eastern and Asian countries hold negative views of the terrorist network al Qaeda a year after U.S. forces killed its leader, Osama bin Laden, according […]

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India Intercultural Exchange
February 12, 2012 By Faith Matters

India Intercultural Exchange

  Cultural Exchange Tour For Indian Students Enhances The Ties Between India & The United Kingdom   The British High Commission in Delhi in partnership with the Jamia Millia Islamia Academy is sponsoring 2 Indian students to visit the United Kingdom as part of a cultural exchange visit to find out more about the work […]

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Sikhs and Muslims come together during the riots
September 1, 2011 By Faith Matters

Sikhs and Muslims come together during the riots

Summary: During the August riots across England, Sikhs and Muslims came together to guard Mosques and Gurudwaras from looters. Sangat TV did their part in helping the police and showed some of the close knit bonds between Sikhs and Muslims, both of whom worked together to defend their businesses and towns. Unfortunately, three young Muslim […]

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British Women Converting to Islam
June 9, 2011 By Faith Matters

British Women Converting to Islam

The UK is seeing a surge in Brits converting to Islam, According to a report by “Faith Matters.” And the vast majority of women who converted also changed their appearance with a significant majority adopting the hijab. {youtube}P8pNQKZAW04{/youtube}

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Faith Matters holds Christian and Muslim dialogue session in Lahore  (May 2011)
May 11, 2011 By Faith Matters

Faith Matters holds Christian and Muslim dialogue session in Lahore (May 2011)

Faith Matters held a joint Muslim and Christian dialogue session in Lahore on the 2nd of May 2011. Young people from both faith communities expressed their perspective on being proud Pakistanis and in looking at the multiplicity of identities that people have, rather than singular identities. They also discussed some of the fears and insecurities […]

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