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  • BMSD Statement on London Terror Attack | 23 Mar 2017
    • British Muslims for Secular Democracy (BMSD) condemns the attack, which took place in London on the 22nd March 2017 resulting in the loss of life and injuries to several members of the public and officers of the Metropolitan Police. Investigations are ongoing but the Metropolitan Police suspects the attack was inspired by international terrorism. We…

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  • Democracy Workshops: Empowering Muslim Women | 5 Mar 2017
    • BMSD’s Democracy Workshops is aimed at empower Muslim women to become resilient. We have held several workshops in east London subjects like: Democracy and Political Participation, Policy Making, Visit to a Town Hall, Community Organising, Project Management, Freedoms, Importance of Being Heard. These sessions, have greatly empowered and given confidence to the participants to become…

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  • BMSD Director of Media Tehmina Kazi addresses the Central London Humanists – 20.07.2016 | 25 Jul 2016
    • Overturning myths about the Government’s Preventing Violent Extremism agenda Tehmina is the Director of British Muslims for Secular Democracy, a group of Muslim democrats working to raise awareness about democracy, particularly secular democracy, within British Muslim communities and the wider public. Tehmina is executive producer of the documentary film Hidden Heart , and was also…

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  • What role do Muslims have in building a secular UK? | 2 Aug 2016
    • By Tehmina Kazi for Profexus News 29th July 2016 For the last seven years, I have been the director of a registered charity named British Muslims for Secular Democracy. When I tell other people what I do at networking events and dinner parties, most are delighted; a small proportion give me funny looks, and the…

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  • Don’t ban the burqa; challenge the modesty doctrines instead – 27.05.2016 | 27 May 2016
    • By Tehmina Kazi in Sedaa Unlike other articles on Muslim women’s sartorial trends, this one will not start with a terrible “thinly-veiled” pun, or a picture of a woman with her face covered in black cloth. Shazia Hobbs managed to avoid both these traps in her “Ban the burqa” article, which correctly identified religious fundamentalism…

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