This post was updated on 31 July - see the further communication from Sheikh Fazle Abbas Datoo, below.
At this time when it is so vital to strengthen links with Muslims, as fellow travelers seeking peace and harmony,may I draw to your attention:
First, and with apologies that I can give no more notice, but for folk in range of Edinburgh:
tomorrow, 2-3pm, talk: "Contemporary issues in Muslim political thought"
Dr Emin Poljarevic, Dept. of Theology, Uppsala University
"This month has witnessed so many ground-breaking events: Brexit, Nice, the failed coup in Turkey, Baghdad, Kabul, Munich ... Join us this Saturday for our monthly community event as we invite a specialist on social movements in the Middle East & North African region to make sense of the events. Non-Muslims most welcome to join our discussion!"
At Edinburgh Central Mosque,
50 Potterrow, Edinburgh, EH8 9BT
2. Same website, "Against Extremism"
is worth a read.
3. A press release issued by Sheikh Fazle Abbas Datoo, Imam of the Al Mahdi Wessex Jamaat Community, www.almahdi.org.uk
This is here
Update on 31 July:
The following letter was presented to the Bishop , Portsmouth Diocese, at a mass the same Muslim community attended on 28th July.