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Press Release – Nigerian abductions

May 14, 2014 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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...

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Press release – Britain First actions condemned

May 14, 2014 7:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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...

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Baroness Warsi hears communities’ views on integration

May 13, 2014 11:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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.
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.

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Press Release – Baroness Warsi visits Leicester

April 7, 2014 12:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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...

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FMO Press Release: Nelson Mandela Dies

December 5, 2013 10:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

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...