CMRM Strongly Condemns Slave Auctions of African Migrants in Libya

PRESS STATEMENT – 26 NOVEMBER 2017 The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) is outraged at the news of African migrants being sold as slaves in Libyan auctions. Thousands of sub-Saharan African migrants fleeing war torn countries towards Europe have been trapped in Libya and are subjected to torture, violence, rape, forced labour and now, sold on slave markets. According to ... Read More »

CMRM Condemns Bombing of Masjid in Egypt

PRESS STATEMENT – 25 NOVEMBER 2017 CMRM Condemns Bombing of Masjid in Egypt The Claremont Main Road Masjid (CMRM) strongly condemns the cowardly bombing of worshippers attending the weekly Friday jumu`ah congregational prayers at the Al-Rawda masjid in the Northern Sinai region of Egypt. We note with deep sadness that this brutal act of terror has left 235 people dead ... Read More »

PRESS STATEMENT – 24 NOVEMBER 2017 CMRM Supports International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

PRESS STATEMENT – 24 NOVEMBER 2017 CMRM Supports International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People The 2nd of November 1917 marked 100 years since the signing of the so-called ‘Balfour Declaration’ by the then British Foreign Secretary, Lord Arthur James Balfour. Through a declaration formulated and signed by Lord Balfour, Britain became the imperial sponsor of a Zionist state ... Read More »

Friday 27 October 2017 – Pre-Khutbah Talk – by Umm Zakiyyah

Umm Zakiyyah is the bestselling American Muslim author of the If I Should Speak trilogy, Muslim Girl, and Let’s Talk About Sex and Muslim Love, as well as the internationally acclaimed blogs and stories at She writes about the interfaith struggles of Muslims and Christians and the intercultural, spiritual, and moral struggles of Muslims in America. Her work has ... Read More »

Khutbah Friday 13 October 2017: World food day – by Cassiem Khan

  All praise be to Allah Who is a refuge for those who live in fear, الْحَمْدُ لِلّهِ الَّذِي يُؤْمِنُ الْخَائِفِينَ، Who comes to the help of those who are upright (saaliheen), وَيُنَجِّي الصَّالِحِينَ، Who promotes the cause of the oppressed, وَيَرْفَعُ الْمُسْتَضْعَفِينَ، annihilates the oppressors, وَيَضَعُ الْمُسْتَكْبِرِينَ، Who destroys the monarchs and appoints others in their place. وَيُهْلِكُ مُلُوكاً ... Read More »

Friday – 6 October 2017 – A World Beyond War: Divestment by Terry Crawford-Browne by Terry Crawford-Browne

Dear Friends and Congregation of Claremont Main Road Masjid: I am truly honoured to be invited back to speak you again.  Shukran.  Thank you, Imam Rashied Omar for the invitation.  The past few months have been busy.  I am deeply grateful for the financial support from some members of this Congregation. They made possible my attendance at three international conferences ... Read More »