Call for an to end to ‘demonisation’

Muslim groups are to come together at a special event in Manchester. The emergency meeting of the alliance of Mosques and Muslim organisations will take place at 7pm on 16th January at the Saffron Restaurant, Cheetham Hill Road.

The meeting is being arranged to highlight the impact of Islamophobia on Muslim life in the UK and to open debate and dialogue about the causes of terrorism and social disharmony. The event also hopes to bring to the fore the importance of responsible journalism and mature political discussion.

Representatives of various organisations, including from UK Islamic Mission, Muslim Association Britain, Hizb ut Tahrir, Centre for Muslim Affairs, MCB, Islamic Society of Britain, Islamic Forum Europe, other organisations and respected Imams have been invited.

Asian Image, 16 January 2007

See also Manchester Muslim Forum press release, 11 January 2007