Category: Manchester

Qaisra Shahraz at Manchester Literature Festival

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Interfaith Twinning Event at Manchester Grammar School

I helped to organise and took part in our first UK interfaith ‘Twinning’ event in schools in Manchester. Twinning Muslim and Jewish pupils in Manchester Grammar School. This event is part of the Twinning season initiative, spearheaded from New York, Foundation For Ethnic Understanding under the directorship of Walter Ruby. The message is simple – promotion…




MANCHESTER: #WeStandTogether

The marvellous ‪#‎WeStandTogether event, held at Manchester Cathedral, celebrated diversity, tackling hatred, and promoting community cohesion. There were great speeches by Chief Police Commissioner, Sir Peter Fahy, and Dean of Manchester, Reverend Roger Govender. Proud to have had our FN4M (Faith Network for Manchester) stand at the event.




SREBRENICA MEMORIAL SPEAKERS

We watched a moving video describing the death of over 8000 young boys and men, and the pain of the mothers and wives left behind.   REMEMBERING SREBRENICA  Civic Remembrance Service In Commemoration of Srebrenica Memorial Day Monday 6th July Manchester Cathedral   The speakers were from all faiths and backgrounds, and included Rev.Roger Govender,…




SREBRENICA MEMORIAL DAY MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL

I attended a moving Civic Remembrance Service in Commemoration of Srebrenica Memorial Day at Manchester Cathedral. All around the UK there are many of these ceremonies this week, and I will attend another one at the British Muslim Heritage Centre on July 9th.  The Bosnian Genocide In July 1995, General Ratko Mladic and his Serbian paramilitary units…