By Khadija Gulamhusein
It’s the top story on every credible news outlet: the latest Wiki Leaks releases. The contents of approximately 250 000 classified cables from US embassies worldwide were leaked to the whistle-blowing website and a proportion of these are now fully available for public scrutiny. Understandably, the US government [...]
Posts from ‘November, 2010’
By Khadija Gulamhusein
For one of its future issues, emel is looking to dedicate a feature to the families of converts. Generally, in the Muslim community across the world, converts are welcomed with open arms, but the reality for family members is often very different, some of whom may feel a sense of loss or bereavement. emel is looking [...]
Written by Khadija Gulamhusein
We’ve heard it all before; Madrassahs are the perfect environment for cultivating extremist tendencies. But usually the finger is being pointed at Madrassahs in Pakistan or Afghanistan, where young boys and girls are seen to be indoctrinated into the Taliban’s ideology. But according to the BBC’s Panorama, aired [...]
Written by Nada Mansy
Just imagine rolling out of bed to step into your office just a 10 second stroll away. That’s exactly what is about to happen for some of Google’s employees, as today a huge expansion of its California headquarters was revealed, including new homes for its growing workforce. Talk [...]
Salams and Greetings All,
It’s Monday evening and here at emel HQ we’re all looking forward to what’s set to be a great week inshAllah. It’s Eid week, and Muslims around the world will be getting together to celebrate the occasion of Eid ul Adha.
To mark this, we thought we’d share some of our Eid plans [...]
Police are joining forces with the Muslim community to stop the fraudsters who steal hundreds of thousands of pounds from pilgrims travelling to Mecca.
The criminals pose as legitimate travel operators, often offering discounts of up to 50 per cent on the normal price, but shortly before the departure the tour operator closes leaving the victim [...]
We’d like to announce a fantastic opportunity for budding creative people out there who would like to get involved with emel. We are currently looking for someone to fill in the position of a graphic designer here at emel HQ in London. We have posted the job description below. If you are interested in [...]
By Ali Khimji
A new report from the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs has found alcohol to be more dangerous than illegal drugs. The organisation, led by David Nutt, scored the drugs on a scale of 1-100 based on mental and physical damage, addiction, crime and costs to the economy and communities.