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Amaliah Were Front Row Tweeting Away at #LMRC2017 and Here Is What We Learnt

by in Identity on 28th April, 2017

It may be the event of the year for Muslims in the UK. Speakers from around the globe came together thanks to MEND in two locations to bring us ‘Losing my religion’. Amaliah live tweeted the event along with Muslim Women Connect. 

Here’s a roundup of the inspiration and action we should be taking as Muslims. 

ON VOTING

If Muslims voted we could collectively swing the vote ~ @SufyanGIsmail

Get registeringhttps://t.co/rsDzgKTvOm#LMRC2017@mendcommunity pic.twitter.com/thn43m5mMX

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

ON ACTIVISM

"Activism is an absolute must in our Deen"#LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/iNCDFGhejg

— IlmFeed (@IlmFeed) April 22, 2017

ON INCLUSION & VISIBILITY

Incredible work being done by @RimlaAkhtar to create inclusion across sports#LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/QtL3JIcRwc

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

RECLAIMING THE NARRATIVE

Speaking about the dangers of stereotyping Muslims in the media.#ReclaimTheNarrative@SufyanGIsmail#LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/XJW6BNThMS

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

Don't let others impose their definition of British and Islam. Formulate your own identity ????????@omarsuleiman504 #LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/VMXnzszXYB

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

NOUMAN ALI KHAN

Allah has prepared us for what we are experiencing, our prophets (saw) went through similar experiences.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/FGwzyhYA0T

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

"Activism is an absolute must in our Deen"#LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/iNCDFGhejg

— IlmFeed (@IlmFeed) April 22, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah Diversity of thought has always existed and will continue to do so.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah Disagreeing should not take away respect from someone or how much you mean well for them.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah We need to stop thinking short term and just fighting fires. We need to actually plant seeds. This is the time. ????@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah All industries face corruption. We need Muslims to enter fields and remove corruption.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah Think of yourself as a contributor of society. Study and shape society and minds. @noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah If our thinking is not elevated then we do not have the power to elevate others and society.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah Diversity of thought has always existed and will continue to do so.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah We cannot expect outsiders to have respect for us when we don't even have respect for one another.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah We need to reject the narrative of: If you love your country you must reject Islam@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah What kind of agents of change are we in society? @noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah The fundamentals of Islam as we know it didn't come instantly. It was first about the right thought process. @noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah Standing up for justice sometimes means your Muslim sisters and brothers lose but Islam wins. Be just.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah Muslims shouldn't be looking out for just Muslim rights. We are contributors to society. @noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah It is not us vs. them, it is us FOR them. This mentality needs to be embedded into Islamic education @noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah We are of a religion that seeks to serve humanity. The us vs. them narrative will not help.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah All education is sacred.
All knowledge is a gift from Allah.
You can learn in darkeness or in light.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

TARIQ RAMADAN

Do not be colonised by negativity ????????@TariqRamadan #LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/GGfpqSUHN2

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan What is our vision as European/British Muslims? What is our narrative? @TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

Know your religion. Know your mission. Serve the people. Stand for the oppressed. Have courage. #NotInOurName #LMRC2017 @TariqRamadan

— Maryam (@Maryam__ez) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Serve the people and face the power.
It takes courage and effort.@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017#notinourname

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan We are of this country. We are completely Muslim and completely British.

Yaaaas ????????@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Only reacting to islamophobia on a daily basis without a vision will not get us where we need to be.@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan We are not just here to protect Muslims and be liked. We are here to serve and be an added value to society@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Promote what is right and resist what is bad. Spread mercy and compassion. Be an asset to society. @TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan How are you going to spread peace if you are in troubles with your own identity as a Muslim?@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan We need a deep understanding of Islam to know our priorities otherwise our environment will create our priorities.@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Our priorities are being dictated by the narratives in the media. We need knowledge of Islam and our environment.@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan We need to traditional and contextual knowledge to be able to respond to the people@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Spiritual power is everything ✨
Lack of confidence is a lack of trust in Allah@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan We have a crisis of authority, who is speaking for islam? The government is deciding who the moderate Muslim is. @TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Are you serious about justice or are you serious about Islam?
Let your justice be universal ????@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Do not be silent when the oppressed are not Muslim. Stand up for what is right in this society.@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

OMAR SULEIMAN

.@omarsuleiman504 Do not fail to stand for yourself as a Muslim and as a community.@omarsuleiman504 #LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@omarsuleiman504 Allah has not given you the option to isolate yourself, bury your head in the sand and say sabr. @omarsuleiman504 #LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@omarsuleiman504 Portraying a better Muslim community vs. Actually bettering the Muslim community from within.@omarsuleiman504#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@omarsuleiman504 Portraying a better Muslim community vs. Actually bettering the Muslim community from within.@omarsuleiman504#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@omarsuleiman504 If you can't change the worlds perception of Islam. At least work with what you can. @omarsuleiman504#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

MARYAM AMIR

What an amazing end to an incredible conference! Jzk to @mendcommunity for organising it! We hope you guys benefit from our gems! #LMRC2017

— Muslim Women Connect (@muslimwomenc) April 23, 2017

Don't complain – get active #LMRC2017 @omarsuleiman504 pic.twitter.com/OkA1vdFHtD

— MEND Community (@mendcommunity) April 23, 2017

"I wanna study deen not dunya." @noumanbayyinah – "All knowledge is a gift from Allah." #LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/nLqs1WXSKW

— MEND Community (@mendcommunity) April 23, 2017

We need to get involved and we need to get active – Saffiyah Khan #LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/UCahBIAMcY

— MEND Community (@mendcommunity) April 23, 2017

#LMRC2017
Ismail: Quilliam Foundation was replaced with MEND in the gov
Audience: pic.twitter.com/h0RXr5bmZr

— . (@__NadiaA) April 23, 2017

Mend are providing free legal action to those facing islamophobia. Incredible work being done by @mendcommunity #LMRC2017

— Nafisa/amaliah.com (@Nafisa_Bakkar) April 23, 2017

It may be the event of the year for Muslims in the UK. Speakers from around the globe came together thanks to MEND in two locations to bring us ‘Losing my religion’. Amaliah live tweeted the event along with Muslim Women Connect. 

Here’s a roundup of the inspiration and action we should be taking as Muslims. 

ON VOTING

If Muslims voted we could collectively swing the vote ~ @SufyanGIsmail

Get registeringhttps://t.co/rsDzgKTvOm#LMRC2017@mendcommunity pic.twitter.com/thn43m5mMX

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

ON ACTIVISM

"Activism is an absolute must in our Deen"#LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/iNCDFGhejg

— IlmFeed (@IlmFeed) April 22, 2017

ON INCLUSION & VISIBILITY

Incredible work being done by @RimlaAkhtar to create inclusion across sports#LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/QtL3JIcRwc

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

RECLAIMING THE NARRATIVE

Speaking about the dangers of stereotyping Muslims in the media.#ReclaimTheNarrative@SufyanGIsmail#LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/XJW6BNThMS

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

Don't let others impose their definition of British and Islam. Formulate your own identity ????????@omarsuleiman504 #LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/VMXnzszXYB

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

NOUMAN ALI KHAN

Allah has prepared us for what we are experiencing, our prophets (saw) went through similar experiences.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/FGwzyhYA0T

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

"Activism is an absolute must in our Deen"#LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/iNCDFGhejg

— IlmFeed (@IlmFeed) April 22, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah Diversity of thought has always existed and will continue to do so.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah Disagreeing should not take away respect from someone or how much you mean well for them.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah We need to stop thinking short term and just fighting fires. We need to actually plant seeds. This is the time. ????@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah All industries face corruption. We need Muslims to enter fields and remove corruption.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah Think of yourself as a contributor of society. Study and shape society and minds. @noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah If our thinking is not elevated then we do not have the power to elevate others and society.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah Diversity of thought has always existed and will continue to do so.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah We cannot expect outsiders to have respect for us when we don't even have respect for one another.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah We need to reject the narrative of: If you love your country you must reject Islam@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah What kind of agents of change are we in society? @noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah The fundamentals of Islam as we know it didn't come instantly. It was first about the right thought process. @noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah Standing up for justice sometimes means your Muslim sisters and brothers lose but Islam wins. Be just.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah Muslims shouldn't be looking out for just Muslim rights. We are contributors to society. @noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah It is not us vs. them, it is us FOR them. This mentality needs to be embedded into Islamic education @noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah We are of a religion that seeks to serve humanity. The us vs. them narrative will not help.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@noumanbayyinah All education is sacred.
All knowledge is a gift from Allah.
You can learn in darkeness or in light.@noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

TARIQ RAMADAN

Do not be colonised by negativity ????????@TariqRamadan #LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/GGfpqSUHN2

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan What is our vision as European/British Muslims? What is our narrative? @TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

Know your religion. Know your mission. Serve the people. Stand for the oppressed. Have courage. #NotInOurName #LMRC2017 @TariqRamadan

— Maryam (@Maryam__ez) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Serve the people and face the power.
It takes courage and effort.@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017#notinourname

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan We are of this country. We are completely Muslim and completely British.

Yaaaas ????????@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Only reacting to islamophobia on a daily basis without a vision will not get us where we need to be.@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan We are not just here to protect Muslims and be liked. We are here to serve and be an added value to society@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Promote what is right and resist what is bad. Spread mercy and compassion. Be an asset to society. @TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan How are you going to spread peace if you are in troubles with your own identity as a Muslim?@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan We need a deep understanding of Islam to know our priorities otherwise our environment will create our priorities.@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Our priorities are being dictated by the narratives in the media. We need knowledge of Islam and our environment.@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan We need to traditional and contextual knowledge to be able to respond to the people@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Spiritual power is everything ✨
Lack of confidence is a lack of trust in Allah@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan We have a crisis of authority, who is speaking for islam? The government is deciding who the moderate Muslim is. @TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Are you serious about justice or are you serious about Islam?
Let your justice be universal ????@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@TariqRamadan Do not be silent when the oppressed are not Muslim. Stand up for what is right in this society.@TariqRamadan#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

OMAR SULEIMAN

.@omarsuleiman504 Do not fail to stand for yourself as a Muslim and as a community.@omarsuleiman504 #LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@omarsuleiman504 Allah has not given you the option to isolate yourself, bury your head in the sand and say sabr. @omarsuleiman504 #LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@omarsuleiman504 Portraying a better Muslim community vs. Actually bettering the Muslim community from within.@omarsuleiman504#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@omarsuleiman504 Portraying a better Muslim community vs. Actually bettering the Muslim community from within.@omarsuleiman504#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

.@omarsuleiman504 If you can't change the worlds perception of Islam. At least work with what you can. @omarsuleiman504#LMRC2017

— Amaliah (@Amaliah_Tweets) April 23, 2017

MARYAM AMIR

"Musa AS didn't step away when aware of his deficiency, he stepped up and asked for Allah's help" @maryam_amire #LMRC2017

— Haris Muhammad (@harisGTJ) April 22, 2017

"Change must start from within." #LMRC2017

Inspiration from @maryam_amire pic.twitter.com/cK2Ae6MOjS

— MEND Community (@mendcommunity) April 22, 2017

Allah is the one who understands what we are going through. He is ready to accept us when we turn back to him. #LMRC2017 @maryam_amire pic.twitter.com/tdt1BAiMwa

— MEND Community (@mendcommunity) April 23, 2017

FINAL THOUGHTS…

.@mendcommunity Learnt a lot today at #LMRC2017.

What stood out the most: 'It's not us versus them, it's us for them' – the Muslim community should be

— ???? (@muslimah_han) April 23, 2017

there are two kinds of people, some who speak up to help make a change + others who help them to speak up ~ inspired by #LMRC2017

— Sakina Haych (@chasingsakina) April 23, 2017

What an amazing end to an incredible conference! Jzk to @mendcommunity for organising it! We hope you guys benefit from our gems! #LMRC2017

— Muslim Women Connect (@muslimwomenc) April 23, 2017

Prophet Muhammad (SAW) said : ‘Love of your country (patriotism) is a part of your faith’. #islam #quotes #MuslimsforLoyalty #LMRC2017

— Sanah Shoaib (@sanahshoaib) April 27, 2017

Don't complain – get active #LMRC2017 @omarsuleiman504 pic.twitter.com/OkA1vdFHtD

— MEND Community (@mendcommunity) April 23, 2017

"Your education of the deen is incomplete until you educate yourself in something that can better society." Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan #LMRC2017

— Sanah Shoaib (@sanahshoaib) April 24, 2017

"I wanna study deen not dunya." @noumanbayyinah – "All knowledge is a gift from Allah." #LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/nLqs1WXSKW

— MEND Community (@mendcommunity) April 23, 2017

We need to get involved and we need to get active – Saffiyah Khan #LMRC2017 pic.twitter.com/UCahBIAMcY

— MEND Community (@mendcommunity) April 23, 2017

#LMRC2017
Ismail: Quilliam Foundation was replaced with MEND in the gov
Audience: pic.twitter.com/h0RXr5bmZr

— . (@__NadiaA) April 23, 2017

"This deen is not ethnic: not brown, black, Arab. It's a message for everyone" @noumanbayyinah#LMRC2017

— Zahra Hanif (@Zahra_Hanif) April 23, 2017

"Your education of the deen is incomplete until you educate yourself in something that can better society." Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan #LMRC2017

— Sanah Shoaib (@sanahshoaib) April 24, 2017

Mend are providing free legal action to those facing islamophobia. Incredible work being done by @mendcommunity #LMRC2017

— Nafisa/amaliah.com (@Nafisa_Bakkar) April 23, 2017

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