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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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Foxes have faith as Leicestershire CCC launch multi-faith area

Emdad Rahman :  With the start of the NatWest T20 Blast campaign looming, Leicestershire County Cricket Club is set kickstart a groundbreaking new initiative in visitor services with the launch of a multi-faith area for visiting fans. The multi-faith area will be available for visitors use from the first NatWest T20 Blast home game against Northants Steelbacks on Friday, May 20, 2016. Leicestershire ...

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Sonali Othith Masters reaches halfway point

Emdad Rahman : An exquisite back heel from Soleman Hussain in the third weeks first game gave Dawatul Islam the lead but his team conceded two in the last two minutes to lose 3-1 to favourites Poplar, who followed up with another dramatic late win against CAG to round off an unbeaten night. Poplar reserved special praise for opposing player ...

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Dual Citizenship Law contradictory to expatriate rights

Bangla Mirror desk : The speakers at a round-tabel meeting at East Lonodn urged all community members to protest against the proposed Dual Citizenship Law 2016. The speakers mentioned this law as damaging and detrimental for the Bangladeshi people who are living abroad. If the law passes in Bangladesh Parliament, if a person becomes a dual citizen of another country, ...

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Mayoral Statement – Youth Service Review

Mayor John Biggs has issued a statement on the future of the council’s youth service. It follows a comprehensive review of the service that aimed to address historic delivery problems. Mayor Biggs said: “We are being open and honest about shortcomings in youth service delivery and taking immediate steps to resolve them. To address the issues identified, the council is ...

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Labour Party statement on EU referendum

There is no doubt: ethnic minority Britons benefit from Britain’s EU membership   We are Labour activists and supporters of different ethnic backgrounds and generations. With roots that lie beyond Britain, we are all children of the Commonwealth too. Being a member of the European Union helps us amplify the ‘Great’ in Great Britain because our country is stronger, safer ...

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