STAND AS ONE UMMAH
LONDON
friday 15th april 2022 - 6:00 PM

The Atrium
124-126 Cheshire Street 
 E2 6EJ
registration closed
BIRMINGHAM
SATURDAY 16TH April 2022 6:00 PM

Roshon Banqueting 
Holland Rd W, 
B6 4DW
registration closed
MANCHESTER
SUNDAY 17TH April 2022 - 6:00 pm

Eastern Pearl
250 Plymouth Grove
 M13 0BG
registration closed
What it's about ...
CAGE invites you to its annual fundraising Iftar.

In this blessed month, we strive to increase our acts of worship. We also take it as an opportunity to show solidarity with our brothers and sisters spread across the world, often facing dire situations.

In Guantanamo, Palestine, East Turkestan, Palestine, India, Bangladesh, France and elsewhere, people are suffering and feel forgotten.

Allah has given us the solution to overcome this..

He says: “Verily, Allah will not change the condition of a people until they change themselves”

Together, we can be that change.

Join us for an uplifting evening to demonstrate how we can stand as one ummah in practice.
  • Inspiring testimonies of survivors, who will share some of the lessons they have drawn while overcoming some of the harshest tests.
  • Practical ways to stand as one ummah through CAGE’s work in Afghanistan, Guantanamo, Palestine, Bangladesh, East Turkestan, France and Austria.
  • ​Keynote speech by Moazzam Begg: Stand as one Ummah
  • ​Delicious 3-course Iftar to break your fast.
  • ​Rejuvenate your faith and experience the warmth of brotherhood in company of survivors and supporters of justice.

Moazzam Begg

A British-born Muslim, Moazzam Begg is a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner and outreach director for CAGE.

After his release, he became one of the most prominent public-speakers and Muslim advocates for justice and dialogue. 
He is the author of the best-seller Enemy Combatant in which he recounts his experience as an innocent man detained and torture at Guantanamo, Bagram and Kandahar.
The Muslim 500 listed him as one of the 500 “most influential Muslims” in the world.
The New Statesman listed him in the top 50 “Heroes of our time”.
He has travelled extensively to investigate state abuses and western complicity in torture including to Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, and Syria.
A direct eye-witness to the conflicts in Bosnia, Afghanistan and Syria, his life has been recorded by the Columbia University Oral History project, and the BBC Storyville documentary, The Confession.

Dr Asim Qureshi


Dr Asim Qureshi is the Research Director at CAGE. He graduated in Law (LLB Hons) LLM, specialising in International Law and Islamic Law. In 2018, he completed his PhD in International Conflict Analysis from the University of Kent. He has published a wide range of NGO reports, academic journals and articles. 

Since 2010, he has been advising legal teams involved in defending death penalty trials in the US and at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

He is also the author and editor of three books so far: In 2009, "Rules of the Game: Detention, Deportation, Disappearance" (Hurst, Columbia UP), "A Virtue of Disobedience" (Unbound and ByLine Books), and "I Refuse to Condemn: Resisting racism in times of national security" (Manchester University Press).

An avid reader, Asim launched thebookslamist.com, a book review platform dedicated to encouraging readers to reflect on how books have made them think.

Azad Ali


Azad Ali is a well-known figure in the Muslim community in Britain, and has been a community organiser for over 30 years. A former civil servant, he has founded, and directed several grassroots organisations dedicated to oppose Islamophobia and racism.In his free time, Azad He is also a blogger, a TV presenter, and an avid cyclist.

He is currently the Director of Operations at CAGE.

Muhammad Rabbani


Muhammad Rabbani is the Managing Director of CAGE. He has been instrumental in bringing to light abuses of torture and human rights violations, seeking justice and accountability for victims. Rabbani has spent his life committed to promoting the welfare of his community and upholding the fundamental principles of due process and the rule of law. He worked within his community mediating between gangs to end cycles of violence and reach peaceful solutions to the issues they were raising. He has consistently maintained and promoted the use of dialogue as a means of bringing conflicts to an end.
LONDON
friday 15th april 2022 - 6:00 PM

The Atrium
124-126 Cheshire Street
London
E2 6EJ
registration closed
BIRMINGHAM
SATURDAY 16TH April 2022 6:00 PM

Roshon Banqueting
Holland Rd W, 
Birmingham 
B6 4DW
registration closed
MANCHESTER
SUNDAY 17TH April 2022 - 6:00 pm

Eastern Pearl
250 Plymouth Grove
Manchester 
M13 0BG
registration closed
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