http://youtu.be/71xAqxrjeMg Hundreds of people recently celebrated the 90th year of our Mosque in Berlin, Germany. Its history is littered with glorious people who put aside their own wants to give everything they could to first build the Mosque and then to maintain it through a war and times of financial hardship. It is now a … Continue reading History of the Berlin Muslim Mission
http://youtu.be/Lha9Kx1GQS0 Newsreel archive British Pathé has uploaded its entire collection of 85,000 historic films, in high resolution, to its YouTube channel. This unprecedented release of vintage news reports and cinemagazines is part of a drive to make the archive more accessible to viewers all over the world. “Our hope is that everyone, everywhere who has … Continue reading British Pathé releases 85,000 films on YouTube
Adeeba looks back at the centenary celebrations held by the UK Jamaat of the Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement, in May 2013 and ponders on why people in Britain embraced islam with such love and passion back then, and why it is seen as such a hated religion in Britain now.
Can't see the video? Don't worry you are not alone. We have had to remove the video, at this time, due to copyright issues. The video will be published again once we have further permission to do so.Dr Gerdien Jonker from Germany took to the podium, during our centenary celebrations, to talk about her life … Continue reading History of the Lahore Ahmadiyya Mission in Europe
Jonathan Lord, the MP for Woking briefly spoke during our Centenary celebrations of the work of Hazrat Khwaja Kamal Ud-Din in the town of Woking. He gives a brief description of the many wonderful building and people of Woking that he has learnt about since becoming the MP in 2010. He then goes on to … Continue reading Woking & Islam – A Long Friendship
On Saturday the 4th of May 2013, during the Lahore Ahmadiyya centenary celebrations, Dr Zahid Aziz gives a detailed presentation about 'The Woking Muslim Mission'. During his speech he shows five newreel clips which were filmed and broadcast by British Pathe over the years 1920 to 1954.
"Certainly the first house appointed for men is the one at Bakkah, blessed and a guidance for the nations." (The Holy Quran 3:96) This was the verse of the Holy Quran upon which it fell open when Hazrat Khwaja Kamal ud Din visited the Shahjehan Mosque in Woking for the first time. He fell to … Continue reading The Divine Inspiration for The Woking Muslim Mission
* the recording is now available above for people who missed the live show. The first Sunday of the month is upon us, and for us that means we will be broadcasting our monthly meeting live. Our cameras will be going live at 3pm UK Summertime as usual. For our October broadcast Dr Zahid Aziz … Continue reading History of the Woking Muslim Mission (updated)
(Reuters) - The small but enthusiastic group of "progressive" Muslims arrives at a hotel conference room in Pakistan's capital with the tools they hope will help blunt extremism in the unstable U.S. ally. The Khudi organisation -- self-esteem in Urdu -- does not expect the government to tackle the problem of spreading Islamist radicalism. So … Continue reading Mission impossible for Pakistani progressives?