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Finsbury Park Mosque: “Its more than just a mosque now”

Taken over by extremist Abu Hamza and his supporters in the late-90s, the Finsbury Park Mosque’s congregation dwindled to a handful of radicalised Jihadists. In the decade since Hamza’s removal, chairman Mohammed Kozbar has reverse the mosque’s fortunes and brought thousands of worshippers through its doors. The door of the Finsbury Park Mosque is open

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Islamophobic attacks in Islington up by 80% in a year

Muslims in Islington have said that Islamophobic attacks in the borough are under-represented in crime statistics published by the Metropolitan Police, despite statistics for January showing an 80% increase in incidents when compared to last year. Mohammed Kozbar, the Chairman of Finsbury Park Mosque, told Islington Now that many Muslim women don’t feel safe in the borough. He said: “Women

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