Burton community united in #RefutingISIS

PROMINENT leaders, an Islamic scholar and members of the public came together recently to reflect, evaluate and pay respects to the Paris attack victims. A candle-lit vigil was held in Burton upon Trent to mark the tragic events of over two weeks ago.  More than 150 people were present at the solidarity event including councillors, [...]

By | November 26th, 2015|News, Shaykha Safia Shahid|0 Comments

Shaykha Safia Shahid interview with the Guardian

Safia Shahid offers “a message to my sisters”, warning young women about the dangers of grooming after the disappearance of several teenage girls, such as the 15-year-old friends from Bethnal Green Academy now believed to be married to Isis men in Syria. “There will be those who will seek to manipulate you by telling you [...]

By | October 8th, 2015|News, Shaykha Safia Shahid|0 Comments

Message to My Sisters

MY DEAR SISTERS IN ISLAM. TODAY I AM SPEAKING TO YOU FROM MY HEART. THESE ARE THE WORDS OF A SISTER AND A TEACHER CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR WELFARE. I AM PAINED TO SEE YOUR STATE. I feel it is my duty to help you and protect you from the allures of Shaytaan. It is my [...]

By | October 7th, 2015|News, Shaykha Safia Shahid|0 Comments

Islamic scholars must unite to combat Isis, says British Scholar – Bernama

Ahli Sunnah Wal Jamaah scholars around the world must unite and play vital role to strongly reject ideology and combat Isis militant activities, a renowned Islamic speaker said. Shaykha Safia Shahid (pic), a British Muslim preacher, in voicing her views, said that the Isis militant group had severely tarnished the image of Islam, causing people [...]

By | April 28th, 2015|News, Shaykha Safia Shahid|0 Comments