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Freeman Gaffar Choudhury at Tower Hamlets Council

By Ansar Ahmed Ullah A meeting was held between renowned journalist, composer of Ekushey anthem & Tower Hamlets Freeman Abdul Gaffar Choudhury and Tower Hamlets Councillors on 11 May at Speaker’s Parlour, Tower Hamlets Town Hall. Lead member for culture in Tower Hamlets Cllr Asma Begum chaired the meeting, conducted by Cllr Khales Uddin Ahmed. Guests who spoke at the ...

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East London mosques come together to support Barnardo’s work with child refugees and trafficked children

Leaders of mosques and Islamic centres in east London visited Barnardo’s headquarters to donate funds and ask the charity to do more to help child refugees and trafficked children. The religious leaders gathered at the charity’s office in Barkingside on Monday, May 16 to hand over £2,500 raised by Muslim worshippers during Friday prayer collections at 17 mosques in Newham, ...

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Not Just A Laugh raises 50k

Emdad Rahman The Not Just A Laugh comedy night in aid of Newbury Park Islamic Cultural Centre (NPICC) was a huge success as visitors to The White House venue in Newham were treated to a barrel of laughs by a host of comedians – All for a good cause of course. Islam Channel presenter Sajid Varda hosted the event. He ...

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All European Nirmul Committee condemns attack on teacher

Ansar Ahmed Ullah : All European Nirmul Committee expresses great concern over the inhuman behavior of Selim Osman MP towards the head school teacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta. In a statement issued today its President Tarun Kanti Chowdhury said, ‘Video footage and telephone conversation is being spread worldwide through the social media. It is total breach of human rights and seems ...

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Mirpur Union Welfare Trust UK organises meeting

The long-established Mirpur Union welfare Trust UK recently organised its work committee meeting in Micro Business Centre in East London. Organisation’s President Alhaj Master AmirUddin Ahmed presided over the meeting and General Secretary Angur Ali presented it. Guests who addressed the audience included Treasurer Ansar Ahmed, Vice-President Moktar Miah, Shishu Miah, Abul Hossain, Kamal Hossain, Abdul Ahad Khan and Faruque ...

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Mohammod Shohidur Rahman appointed as the Ambassador of European Union BHRC

Prominent community activist , General Secretary of Probashi Mowlvibazar Kensel Rise Association and President of Human Rights Commission England branch Mohammod Shahidur Rahman has been appointed as the Ambassador of Bangladesh Huamn Rights Association European Union. He will be acting on his new role as well as serving as the President of BHRC England branch. Secretary General of Bangladesh Human ...

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Chatok Municipality Mayor Kalam Chowdhury in London

Mayor of Chatok Municipal Corporation Abul Kalalm Chowdhury and 20 other Municipality Mayor have arrived in London for one week government visit to the UK. They arrived at Heathrow Airport on 9th of May afternoon. A number of community leaders and activists were in Heathrow to welcome the Mayors. These included Deputy Leader of Independent Group of Tower Hamlets Council ...

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Eden Care hold Volunteers Award Ceremony 2016

Emdad Rahman : Eden Care, Muslim Burial Fund, Emergency Aid & Sylhet Aid launched 18 months ago and has created a seismic impact in the community within a very short period of time. Under the banner of 13 Rivers Trust each project has gone from strength to strength. The project commenced in January 2015 with a zero budget and with ...

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Locals unite for Iftar 1000 food campaign for Syria

Emdad Rahman : In a sign of community unity local people of different faiths, beliefs, gender and ethnicities have come together to deliver an innovative support campaign for impoverished Syrian citizens. The Iftar1000 volunteer team have been working flat out with charities Aid Convoy, Isra UK and Crescent Relief to pack 10,000 food parcels for the needy as well as ...

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Get ready for Ramadan and know the facts, urges Diabetes UK

In the lead up to the holy month of Ramadan, Diabetes UK’s trained volunteers will be visiting Mosques and Islamic centres to talk to people about how they can fast safely. With Ramadan starting on 7 June this year, the long summer days will see people fasting for almost 18 hours a day. This can be challenging for anyone, but ...

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