7 June 2019 – The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) diminished the human rights deterioration in Bahrain in its 2018 report on human rights and democracy priorities, labelling it a “mixed picture of challenges and positive developments.” Similar labels were given in the 2017 and 2016 reports.
The East India Company’s presence and ongoing trade in Persia was reliant on the privileges outlined in the Farmān, granted after the capture of Hormuz in 1622. The relationship between these two powers was cemented in the rights enshrined in the Farmān, which was used by both to regulate their varying needs and expectations over the course of 125 years.
TO COMMEMORATE THE MARTYRDOM OF
IMAM ALI (a.s.)
SUNDAY 26th MAY 2019 – 2:00 PM
VENUE – RUDOLF STEINER HOUSE
35 PARK ROAD, LONDON NW1 6XT
Opposite Mumtaz Restaurant
Tube station: Baker Street
Chair: Sajjad Rizvi
Justice and Shari’a in the Sayings of Imam Ali
Psychology from Imām ʿAlī (as): Where the Mystical meets the Practical
AN OPEN INVITATION
PLEASE BE SEATED BY 2:00 PM
TAKE-AWAY IFTAR WILL BE PROVIDED
ORGANISER & SPONSOR: THE AHMED FAMILY – C/O MUHAMMADI TRUST (020 8452 1739)
Fayaz S. Alibhai Founded by the Wali-Al-Asir Trust in August 1989, the imambargah in Edinburgh’s Leith district describes itself simply as a ‘Shiʿa Community Centre’ and an ‘Imambargah following the Shiʿa Ithna Asheri (Twelver) school of thought, based in Edinburgh’. It is indistinguishable from the other buildings around it on Great Junction Street.
Channel 4 Dispatches investigates the extent to which the war in Yemen is made in Britain, finding British technicians working to keep Saudi jets in the sky, Saudi targeting process flaws and liaison officers stuck away from the operations floor
This paper, Blurring the Line between Countering Terrorism and Countering Dissent: The Case of Saudi Arabia, is written by Dr Norman Cigar, a Research Fellow at the Marine Corps University, Quantico, VA, from which he retired recently as Director of Regional Studies and the Minerva Research Chair.
It is with great regret that we announce the passing of our colleague and friend Michael Axworthy on 16 March 2019. Michael read History at Peterhouse, Cambridge before moving on to a successful career at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office; he met his wife Sally while they were both working at the British Embassy in Bonn.
Friday’s tragic events in two Mosques in New Zealand is deeply shocking and has caused us all great pain. As people of faith, we lock arms in solidarity with all those affected by this heinous crime. We share in remembrance and prayer for the deceased, the injured, their families and all those who have suffered hurt.
The top court in Western-allied Bahrain upheld three-year jail terms against three relatives of a prominent political activist, a rights group said on Monday, in a case the United Nations says is an unlawful act of reprisal over family connections.