There will be a demonstration taking place on Saturday 19th March 2016 against Islamophobia. The march will begin at 12PM.
Media & External Affairs
Sunday March 8th 2015, will mark the 105th anniversary of International Women’s Day. First established in 1910, International Women’s Day is a globally designated date to recognise the accomplishments of women past and present. It symbolises the long standing struggle of women of all ethnic, religious and social backgrounds who have been deprived of equalities, as well as celebrating worldwide efforts that seek to rebalance this. Annually on 8 March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate achievements.
On Sunday 1st February 2015, the Muslim Council of Britain organised a national VisitMyMosque day, where British mosques across the country opened their doors to the general public. This was aimed to encourage mosques and Islamic centres to reach out to fellow Britons to ease tensions following the attacks in Paris.
“We, the undersigned UK Shia organisations, strongly condemn the atrocities being carried out by terrorists in Iraq, including the horrific massacres targeting Sunni worshipers at a mosque in Diyala on 22 August and the massacre that targeted Shia worshippers at a mosque in Baghdad on 25 August…”