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Sajda Mughal featured in Guardian Outspoken series

Sajda Mughal featured in Guardian Outspoken series

7/7 survivor and JAN Trust CEO, Sajda Mughal OBE, has been featured in The Guardian as part of their Outspoken series to mark the newspaper’s 200th birthday. Read more here or below.   After the tube she was commuting on was blown up, Mughal’s life changed for ever. A Muslim herself, she was horrified to …

Muslim survivor of 7/7 London bombings slams government’s counter-terrorism strategy on anniversary

Muslim survivor of 7/7 London bombings slams government’s counter-terrorism strategy on anniversary

Arab News has published a piece on Sajda Mughal OBE’s interview with Metro, focusing on her serious “[dismay] at the government’s controversial Prevent strategy, which outlines the approach for countering radicalization and extremism.”. Read more here or below.   Sajda Mughal OBE called for an overhaul of the British government’s controversial counter-terrorism strategy. (@sajdamughal) British …

Statement by JAN Trust on the passing of Rafaat Mughal OBE

JAN Trust is deeply saddened that our founder, Rafaat Mughal OBE, passed away on 10th April 2021. Having occupied roles including teacher, researcher, race relations officer and Councillor representing her community, her greatest legacy will be as a woman who saw the struggles of marginalised women at a time when intersectionality was not yet a …

Sajda Mughal: BAME-focused funding must continue to grow after the pandemic ends

Sajda Mughal: BAME-focused funding must continue to grow after the pandemic ends

Our CEO Sajda Mughal wrote in Third Sector about the obstacles confronting BAME-led organisations and increasing funding for organisations to truly tackle issues faced by BAME communities. Read more here or below: The charity sector at all levels is overwhelmingly white. This has incredibly negative repercussions for charities that work with BAME communities – even more …