What Stan Lee and the X-Men Can Teach Us

What Stan Lee and the X-Men Can Teach Us

25 Nov

Stan Lee, the man behind iconic comic book characters such as Spiderman, Black Panther and Jessica Jones, died earlier this month aged 92.  His lasting legacy is pretty...
Asia Bibi: New Horizons statement

Asia Bibi: New Horizons statement

13 Nov

8 years locked away without freedom, 8 Years apart from her home, husband and 5 small children: the case of Asia Bibi has been a terrible one.  My Islam teaches mercy and...
Joint letter regarding Asia Bibi

Joint letter regarding Asia Bibi

13 Nov

Today, New Horizons in British Islam has sent a joint letter to the Home Secretary Sajid Javid about Asia Bibi. Prominent British Muslims, including three Imams, have led new...
Black History Month

Black History Month

22 Oct

The mainstream narrative around Muslims in Britain after the Second World War has been very South Asian-centric. This is of course because of historical post-war mass...
The Power of Story

The Power of Story

13 Sep

“Stories are so important. You can’t argue with someone’s personal story because it happened to that person! If you don’t tell your story, someone else will!" These...
They want hate, we choose love

They want hate, we choose love

03 Apr

Despite the abhorrent flyers aimed at intimidating Muslims and dividing our communities, we at New Horizons in British Islam want to channel the true spirit of Britain by urging...
Commission for Countering Extremism

Commission for Countering Extremism

25 Jan

The idea of a commission to tackle extremism is something to be welcomed and has been called for in the past. Issues of such sensitivity, as extremism, deserve to be considered...
Tesco Christmas ad

Tesco Christmas ad

25 Nov

The recent Twitter-storm about food giant Tesco’s inclusion of a Muslim family in its Christmas advert poses as many questions as it does ‘rolling eyes’ emojis. The...
Parsons Green Terror Attack

Parsons Green Terror Attack

15 Sep

It is with immense sadness that New Horizons in British Islam has learned of yet another terrorist attack - the fifth one in the UK this year. We wait with baited breath that...
Innocent worshippers attacked

Innocent worshippers attacked

19 Jun

As we wake up to yet another terrorist attack on ordinary, peace loving, British citizens our foremost thoughts turn to the victims and the families of those impacted near...
Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower fire

17 Jun

Last Wednesday, we were hit by the tragic news of the fire at Grenfell Tower in London. We watched the horrific images of the fire tearing through the building. We prayed for...
Sharing Ramadan

Sharing Ramadan

10 Jun

The practices of Muslims during Ramadan can be intriguing to many non-Muslims who are unfamiliar with the Holy Month. During this time our faith becomes more visible to our...
Putting Ramadan to Work

Putting Ramadan to Work

02 Jun

We pray that this Ramadan is proving to be a spiritually blessed, calming period for you all. We know that observing Ramadan can pose some challenges so we thought we’d take...
Ramadan Mubarak to everyone!

Ramadan Mubarak to everyone!

26 May

The ninth month of the Islamic Calendar is a special time for all Muslims where we abandon some of our normal routines and habits and take a step back to think, fast and...