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More than 2000 people attended our Street Iftar outside FPMWhat a fantastic #StreetIftar we had yesterday outside Finsbury Park Mosque, over 2000 people from our friends, neighbours and local community joined us to share the Iftar with us, we are really proud of our communities in Islington, many people came from all over London and beyond, from Luton, Kent, Watford and many other places, we are aiming to make this event an annual event to celebrate our diversity.

Yesterday we showed the real community cohesion, yesterday we showed that we are more united against those who try to spread hatred fear and decision, yesterday we showed that racism & Islamophobia can be defeated.

A huge thanks to our volunteers, neighbours, guests, Islington council and the Police to make sure everybody safety.

Here is the list of speakers:

Rt. Hon Jeremy Corbyn MP – Leader of the Labour Party

Rt. Hon Dominic Grieve MP – Conservative Party

Rt. Hon Anna Soubry MP – Conservative Party

Richard Watts – Leader of the Islington Council

Cllr Andy Hull

Yacen Hersi – Victim & Representative from the Somali community

Cllr David Poyser- Islington Mayor

Rozina Ali – Daughter of victim Makram Ali

Mohammed Kozbar – Chairman Finsbury Park Mosque

Imam Mohammed Mahmoud

Rabbi Herschel Gluck OBE – Chair of Arab Faith Forum

Chief Superintendent Nicholas Davies

Secretary General of MCB Haroun Khan

Toufiq Kacimi- CEO Muslim Welfare House

Jehangir Malik OBE – CEO Muslim Aid

Elizabeth Chappell – Chair IFF

Merium Bhuiyan – Holloway Education and Cultural Centre

Councillor Kaya Comer-Schwartz

Revd. Michael Learmouth

 

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