Posted on July 7th, 2010 No comments
This is an article from the Waltham Forest Guardian – I was interviewed on my reflections 5 years after the July 7 bombings.
the Article was written by Ryan McCarthy and can be found here
THE horror of the 7/7 London bombings prompted a young muslim to dedicate his life to promoting a positive image of Islam in Waltham Forest and beyond.
Nadeem Javaid was a 20-year-old student who woke up expecting to collect exam results on the tragic day five years ago this week.
But the devout Muslim received a text telling him the Tube network was down as he was about to leave his Walthamstow home.
Mr Javaid and his family, like millions of others, spent the day glued to the TV screens as it emerged that the coordinated attacks had killed 52 people and injured almost 800.
“On that day Islam was further hijacked by a minority who did not represent the true values of Islam,” he said. Read the rest of this entry »