What’s Happening

Majlis on Imam Kadhim (as)

On Saturday 16th June 2012, as millions of Muslims flocked to Kadhimiyya in Baghdad to commemorate the martyrdom of the 7th Imam of the AhlulBayt, Musa ibn Jafar (as); London also marked the occasion with its own commemorations. Whilst scores of people were killed in Iraq for marking the occasion, …

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Event: Activism & Community Leadership

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) is proud to present AIM Platform, a regular topical event covering a mix of contemporary and traditional issues that matter. On Saturday 9th June 2012, the AIM Platform hosted Sheikh Hamza Sodagar who covered the topic of Islamic Activism and Community Leadership. Please register your …

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Imam Khomeini Conference 2012

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) and the Islamic Centre of England organised a conference to mark the demise of the Father of the Revolution, the late Imam Khomeini. Entitled ‘Reflections on Leadership’, the conference was held at the Islamic Centre of England, London on Sunday 3rd June 2012. Guest speakers included: …

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Instilling Modesty in Children

Children’s fashion is a billion dollar market with movie stars and other media figures endorsing the latest and hippest trends. Not only is there more emphasis on name brands when it comes to children’s clothing, but the standard of acceptable clothing and behavior has been lowered immensely. It is disheartening …

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Action Alert: Free Kazmi Campaign

Journalist intimidated and threatened with being handed over to Israel in India For more details visit http://www.freekazmi.com —————- FORWARDED FROM THE ISLAMIC HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION   Contents 1. Summary 2. Background 3. Action required 4. Sample letter 5. Addresses for sample letters 1. Summary Syed Mohammad Ahmad Kazmi has been …

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Wahhabi Attack on Shia Mosque in Belgium

In His Name the Most High We are from Allah and to Him do we Return.   AIM condemns the savage attack against the Shia Muslim centre in Belgium that resulted in the tragic demise of Sheikh Abdullah who was the resident Imam at the centre.   These acts of …

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From Knowledge to Activism

“And say: Act! Allah will behold your actions, and (so will) His messenger and the believers.” Holy Quran 9:105 Knowledge and self-building are important themes in the introspection of the individual. Our ability to succeed in a world of materialism is subject to continuing in the struggle for the pursuit …

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Islam and Social Responsibility

Men of faith define the present times in precarious terms. Beneath the glamour of technological progress, any deeper assessment of the general human condition presents a far more sombre reality. ‘What is to blame for our current perils?’ one may ask. In essence, we are living the after-effects of the …

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New year’s resolution anybody?

So 2012 is nearly upon us and if the world doesn’t end as the Mayans predicted, it is worthwhile thinking about a goal that we would like to achieve in the coming year. Yes, a ‘new year’s resolution’. The term is a dreaded one for many – as one facebook …

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Are we true to Imam Hussain [as]?

“If Husayn was one of us, we would have put up a flag and a minaret for him in every part of the earth and called the people to Christianity!” – Antoine Bara. It isn’t uncommon to hear people say “How fast Muharram has come and gone!” after the day …

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Muharram Message 2011

In His Name, the Most High Throughout the centuries, countless men and women have sought to unravel the secret of Karbala. With the passage of time, the grand personality of Imam Hussain (peace be upon him) and the legacy of his epic stand have only increased in significance, greatness and …

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The Challenge Against Indifference

Among the greatest blessings bestowed to humanity are the related gifts of reason and freewill. Through these faculties, human beings are able to determine their choices, chart their destinies, transcend the narrow limitations of the ‘present’ and envisage a more perfect ‘future’. In their absence, terms like social justice and …

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AIM Launches New Website on Eid Al-Adha 1432

In His Name the Most High Salaamu Alaikum Warahmat Allah, Eid Mubarak from AIM! The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) would like to extend the warmest of felicities on the blessed occasion of Eid Al-Adha. May Allah [swt] accept the worship of believers in all parts of the globe, especially those …

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A Muslim’s Response to Amy Chua’s Parenting Advice

Written by Shaista Yusufali When Amy Chua’s now infamous article entitled “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” appeared in the Wall Street Journal, it created a furor of discussion and criticism. Though born in America, she considers herself to be a typical “Chinese mother”, and puts forth the thesis that children …

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Ashura Awareness 2011 Begins

Ashura Awareness Campaign 2011 has started and is underway. Ashura Awareness is a nationwide campaign to distribute Islamic literature to the general public, raising particular awareness on the revolution of Imam Hussain [as]. Inaugurated by AIM in 2005, it has since provided hundreds of thousands of leaflets and this year …

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Eid Al-Fitr Announcement 1432

In His Name the Most High Salaamu Alaikum Warahmat Allah, Eid Mubarak from AIM! The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) would like to extend the warmest of felicities on the blessed occasion of Eid Al-Fitr. May Allah [swt] accept the worship of believers in all parts of the globe, safeguard the …

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