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#29 S1.Ep13 | Julie Siddiqi | Desert Island Gems

#29 S1.Ep13 | Julie Siddiqi | Desert Island Gems

June 26, 2020

Julie Siddiqi is a community activist known for her efforts to ensure Muslim women have an active role in society. She was previously listed in the Times Newspaper’s 100 Most Influential Muslim Women in the UK and is a regular voice on BBC Radio 4’s Thought For The Day.

In this interview, Julie discusses her journey to Islam; how Muslim converts need to be supported; women and mosques…and the song that makes her cry!

Recorded in 2017

 

*RELATED LINKS

 

https://www.srebrenica.org.uk/lessons-from-srebrenica/julie-siddiqi/

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/mar/26/women-westminster-bridge-london-womens-march-solidarity-attack-victims

 

 

*YOUTUBE

Watch a video version of this interview at https://youtu.be/zDyzX1O6QDg

 

*ABOUT DESERT ISLAND GEMS

Season 1 was recorded in 2017 for Radio Ramadhan Glasgow, a community radio station. More info at www.radioramadhan.scot

 

Desert Island Gems is a personal and intimate discussion about the guest's life journey. They share Gems that they would take with them if they were cast away alone on a desert island. These include verses of the Quran, hadith, poetry and speeches.

 

Host: Dr Aman Durrani

 

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#28 S1.Ep12 | Dr Imran Kausar | Desert Island Gems

#28 S1.Ep12 | Dr Imran Kausar | Desert Island Gems

June 12, 2020

Dr Imran Kausar is an entrepreneur and medical doctor. He is the co-founder of UK based food brand Haloodies and the Halal Food Festival, London. In this interview, Imran discusses the move from Medicine to business; the nature of the Halal meat industry and lessons from his childhood experiences. 

 

*RELATED LINKS

Haloodies: https://haloodies.com/

Article: The Haloodies by Imran Kausar: https://criticalmuslim.com/issues/26-gastronomy/haloodies-imran-kausar

Interview: https://youtu.be/6kaE8ae1KEc

 

 

*YOUTUBE

Watch a video version of this interview at https://youtu.be/zDmUsssj2hg

 

*ABOUT DESERT ISLAND GEMS

Season 1 was recorded in 2017 for Radio Ramadhan Glasgow, a community radio station. More info at www.radioramadhan.scot

 

Desert Island Gems is a personal and intimate discussion about the guest's life journey. They share Gems that they would take with them if they were cast away alone on a desert island. These include verses of the Quran, hadith, poetry and speeches.

 

Host: Dr Aman Durrani

 

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If you benefited from The MuslimCentric Podcast, please leave a review and 5-star rating on the Apple Podcasts page

 

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#27 S1.Ep11 | Osama Saeed | Desert Island Gems

#27 S1.Ep11 | Osama Saeed | Desert Island Gems

June 7, 2020

Osama Saeed is currently the Director or Marketing & Communications at Amnesty International. He is a PR expert and formerly Head of Communications at Al Jazeera. Osama has been involved in politics and was at the forefront of the campaign against the war in Iraq/Afghanistan after 9/11. In this interview, Osama discusses working at Al Jazeera at the time of the Arab Spring; engagement with politics and the efforts for Scottish Independence; and his experience of racism at school.

 

*RELATED LINKS

About Osama Saeed: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osama_Saeed

Osama on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OsamaSBhutta

Amnesty International: https://www.amnesty.org/en/

 

*YOUTUBE

Watch a video version of this interview at https://youtu.be/sl3PGF-w1DE

 

*ABOUT DESERT ISLAND GEMS

Season 1 was recorded in 2017 for Radio Ramadhan Glasgow, a community radio station. More info at www.radioramadhan.scot

 

Desert Island Gems is a personal and intimate discussion about the guest's life journey. They share Gems that they would take with them if they were cast away alone on a desert island. These include verses of the Quran, hadith, poetry and speeches.

 

Host: Dr Aman Durrani

 

*SUPPORT US

If you benefited from The MuslimCentric Podcast, please leave a review and 5-star rating on the Apple Podcasts page

 

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