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We welcome stories of positive community engagement, humanitarian and voluntary work, responsible reporting and well researched publications, documentaries and other pieces.

We want to inspire you to do more by hearing about others’ example whether they be Muslim or Non-Muslim. We also want to put a smile on your face when you read about people striving to make the world a better place.Finally we are committed to centralising communication within the Muslim community so that you know about the good work of both Muslim and Non-Muslim organisations and can support them spiritually and financially.

Thursday, 27 January 2011

Success for iERA

It has now been confirmed that over 1000 emails of support for iERA were sent by the Muslim community to Hotel Ibis this past week. The emails were triggered by Pink News' unsubstantiated allegations, which called for Hotel Ibis to block iERA on the basis of alleged homophobia.

iERA has already issued a statement clarifying its position on the matter, that it stands against hatred and violence and invites the gay community to discourse on matters of spirituality. Hotel Ibis has remained objective throughout.

Congratulations to the Muslim community for responding so well and to Hotel Ibis for giving the Muslim community the same rights that a gay couple were given last week in court.

Compensation awarded to gay couple declined access at a private Hotel

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