|Event type:||Friday Programme|
|Time:||20:00 to 22:00|
|Description:||Salaat followed by Qur'an recitation and the main talk by Hayyan Babha "The unkown stories of the 2.5 million Muslim soldiers and labourers in World War 1"
Hayyan is a barrister (not practising) who worked as a Parliamentary researcher since 2011. He was Secretary of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia (now Secretary of the APPG on British Muslims), and an Independent Member of the cross-government Anti-Muslim Hatred Working Group. As such, he advises Ministers, Parliamentarians, the police, CPS and various Departments. He is also Executive Director of The Muslim Experience in WW1 - an archival project of the Forgotten Heroes 14-19 Foundation, which aims to challenge anti-Muslim sentiment and extremism of all sorts by highlighting the unknown contribution of over two million Muslim soldiers and labourers who contributed to the history of Europe.
|Venue:||Mahfil Ali |
39 Gloucester Road