Posts Tagged: London bombings

‘Spreading intolerance and hatred?’ How criticism of The Martyrs has missed the mark

The recent release of short film The Martyrs depicting three real-life Islamophobic incidents in the U.K by film maker Rizwan Wadan has prompted Tell Mama to call for the film’s immediate withdrawal.  In a recent article in the Guardian, an organisation the records anti-Muslim attacks, Tell Mama, has condemned the film as ‘sensationalist’ and have …

JAN Trust CEO Sajda Mughal OBE makes statement on independent Prevent review

JAN Trust CEO Sajda Mughal OBE makes statement on independent Prevent review

Yesterday, the government announced that the UK’s Prevent counter-extremism programme is to undergo an independent review. The review, to start within six months, was proposed by the House of Lords as an amendment to the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill. Our CEO Sajda Mughal OBE has been lobbying for this decision along with other organisations such as Amnesty International, …

Sajda Mughal OBE: Campaigner of the Year 2018!

Sajda Mughal OBE: Campaigner of the Year 2018!

On Thursday night, I attended the Heathrow Airport’s European Diversity Awards 2018 awards ceremony where JAN Trust and I were both nominated in the categories of ‘Community Project of the Year’ and ‘Campaigner of the Year’.   I was thrilled that we were even be shortlisted from 60,000 nominations as this renowned awards ceremony aims …

Sajda Mughal OBE is awarded Ultimate Humanitarian of 2015

On 2nd December 2015, our Director, Sajda Mughal OBE, was awarded the Ultimate Humanitarian in the Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women Awards 2015! The award is given out every year based on a public voting system where Cosmopolitan readers vote for who they think has been the most inspiring woman in each different category. Sajda who was awarded an …

Sajda Mughal OBE featured in Cosmopolitan

Sajda Mughal OBE featured in Cosmopolitan

“I was honoured to be awarded an OBE for my work towards community cohesion. Getting recognition felt amazing, but I want it to be the start of things. My job is far from over. These issues still exist and, until they don’t, I’ll keep on fighting.” Sajda has been interviewed by Cosmopolitan on the 10th …