- 19 Jan 2021
LIC Latest Updates – LIC Closing (9th Jan 21)Lewisham Islamic Centre will be closing on Sunday the 10th Of January 2021 until further notice. For more information click on read more.
Open Letter to Sir Kier Starmer on Islamophobia in The Labour PartyWe are writing to express our deep concerns following the publication of the latest report by the Labour Muslim Network on Islamophobia within the Labour Party. The findings, some of which are set out below, are very damning.
We are LewishamShakeel Begg grew up in Lewisham and has been Imam at Lewisham Islamic Centre for 22 years. Having to close the mosque during lockdown has brought challenge and upset, for example preventing him from running or attending the funerals of some long-known community members.
LEWISHAM ISLAMIC CENTRE’S CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY APPEAL
“The most beloved of places to Allah are the mosques, and the most hated of places to Allah are the markets.” [Muslim]
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A short message from Imam Shakeel Begg