May 14, 2014 10:13 pm
"Muslim and Hindu leaders say they do not think Eid and Diwali should be public holidays, despite an appeal to the Government to make them so.
A petition has been submitted to The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills calling for major Muslim and Hindu religious festivals to be celebrated with a nationwide day off work.
More than 110,000 people have signed the petition, submitted by Jon Timmis.
Mr Timmis said: "I believe that, given the number of Muslims and Hindus in this country, it is only fair we allow them to have the most important days in their faiths recognised in law...
May 14, 2014 8:00 am
Following the abduction of more than 200 girls from a school in Nigeria, the Federation of Muslim Organisations (FMO) condemned the actions as a violation of basic human rights.
Suleman Nagdi, Public Relations Officer for the FMO said, “According to reports, we understand that thankfully, the children are still alive. We urge the international community to do all it can to reunite the children with their loved ones. One can only imagine the distress, anxieties and pain which families are going through and our sympathies are with them...
May 14, 2014 7:00 am
Recent intrusions to masjids (mosques) by a far right group in some areas of the UK have been condemned by the Federation of Muslim Organisations (FMO) as irresponsible and highly provocative.
Suleman Nagdi, Public Relations Officer for the FMO said, “The actions of the Britain First group when they entered masjids and intimidated members of the congregation will do nothing to help build better relations between communities. All places of worship are sacred spaces and must be treated with respect and courtesy...
May 13, 2014 11:00 pm
The Faith and Communities Minister has been hearing from and responding to the views of local citizens as part of the government’s commitment to tackling hate crime and building stronger communities.
April 7, 2014 12:00 pm
Integration ‘roadshows’ have taken place in the heart of 6 communities - Birmingham, Blackburn, Bradford, Leicester, Luton and Oxford and were attended by diverse audiences including community and faith leaders, university students, academics and members of the local police force.
the Federation of Muslim Organisations (FMO) in partnership with St Philip’s Centre and the Centre for Hate Crime Studies at the University of Leicester, Bishop of Leicester, hosted Baroness Sayeeda Warsi. The event representing a cross section of faith and community organisations in Leicestershire. The event was titled an integration roadshow to help the Minister gauge thoughts and opinions...
February 7, 2014 10:25 am
Guidance to affiliates from the FMO and National Association of Muslim Police regarding security
December 5, 2013 10:35 am
The FMO is extremely saddened at the news that Nelson Mandela has passed away earlier today at the age of 95. FMO PR Officer Suleman Nagdi said ‘This is a profound loss that will affect people from all races and nations around the world who will unite in grief, devastated by this immense loss. The world has lost a true hero and leader...
November 27, 2013 10:00 pm
The FMO invited all its affiliates to attend its AGM to reflect over the last 12 months and to celebrate... View Article
June 24, 2013 2:00 pm
Federation of Muslim Organisations (FMO) is shocked and horrified at the development in Walsall where a homemade bomb was found outside the Aisha Mosque.
May 24, 2013 1:39 pm
The Federation of Muslim Organisations (FMO) was honoured to be involved in the visit of
the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most. Revd Justin Welby on his visit to Leicester. The
Archbishop’s visit was part of the Meissen Delegation, which is a partnership between