Al-Azhar statement on the human crisis of Muslims in Burma

AL-AZHAR STATEMENT ON THE HUMAN CRISIS OF MUSLIMS IN BURMA By the Grand Imam, Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar Over the last few days, the entire world has been following up the horribly shocking images of the crimes of killing, forced displacements, burning of human beings,...
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Barcelona Attack: Statement from the British Muslim Forum

Following the tragic events in Barcelona, the British Muslim Forum, which is chaired by the President of The World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates UK Branch (WAAG UK), Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, issued the following statement. Barcelona Attack: BMF condemnation of...
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We will not forget them – Srebrenica Memorial Week 2017

This week is the Srebrenica Memorial Week marking the Bosnian genocide of 1995 in which the European Muslims of Bosnia and Herzegovina suffered “unimaginable savagery” at the hands of General Ratko Mladic’s forces. More than 8,000 Muslim men and boys were massacred in the...
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Annual Graduates Summit held at Jamia Al-Karam

On 14 May 2017, the Annual Graduates Summit was held at Jamia Al-Karam attended by many graduates from both the brothers and the sisters colleges of the institution as well as graduates of Al-Azhar University and members of the UK Branch of the World Association for Al-Azhar...
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Finsbury Park attack: Statement from the British Muslim Forum

Following the tragic events in London, the British Muslim Forum, which is chaired by the President of The World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates UK Branch (WAAG UK), Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, issued the following statement. The BMF condemns terror attack at...
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O Muslim! Cast your vote! It’s a trust! : Statement by President of WAAG UK

We are British Muslims. Great Britain is our home and that of our coming generations. Our bond with Great Britain is exactly the same as that of any non-Muslim citizen. Here we enjoy the freedom to worship, and there are no obstacles before us in performing our prayers and...
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An Affront to Religion and Humanity: Statement on the London Attack

Devastating news started to emerge from London early last night with yet another terrorist attack on British soil. Seven individuals have been killed with many more injured, some critically, at the landmark London Bridge and the Borough Market as a result of the evil actions of...
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WAAG UK and Al-Azhar Grand Imam condemn terrorist attack in Manchester

The UK Branch of the World Association for Al-Azhar Graduates (WAAG UK) and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Shaykh Dr Ahmad al-Tayyeb, strongly condemn the terrorist attack that took place last night in Manchester, killing 22 people and injuring more than 50 others. The...
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The Al-Azhar International Peace Conference with the Grand Imam and Pope Francis

WAAG UK welcomes landmark conference with Vice-President of WAAG UK also in attendance The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Dr Ahmad Al-Tayyeb Shaykh al-Azhar, received Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, at Al-Azhar headquarters on Friday 28 April 2017 after the pope...
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Shaykh al-Azhar’s Speech on ‘Freedom and Citizenship; Diversity and Integration’

On 28 February 2017, an international conference organized by Al-Azhar and the Muslim Council of Elders took place in Cairo, Egypt. The conference was titled ‘Freedom and Citizenship: Diversity and Integration’. The conference was organised to present Al-Azhar’s Declaration for...
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