Abdul-Malik initially studied Arabic language and Shariah under Shaykh S. M. Abdul-Qayum, the Imam and Khatib of the East London Mosque. He then studied Arabic and Shari’ah at the European College of Islamic Studies in France and then in Wales. He also spent some time studying under teachers in the Middle East, foremost amongst them were Shaykh Ahmad Hawwa in Jordan, with whom he studied Shafi’i Fiqh, and Shaykh Munir al-Jawwad Al-Tunisi in Syria, with whom he studied Arabic grammar. Currently in the UK he periodically studies hadith and other Islamic sciences under Shaykh Mohammad Akram Nadwi.
Abdul-Malik is a member of the Islamic Forum of Europe’s central Tarbia committee. He is also the former Tarbia secretary of the Young Muslim Organisation UK and a former president of the Islamic Society at Tower Hamlets College, London.
Abdul-Malik delivers regular talks at the East London on various Islamic topics. He is currently completing his training to become a social worker at the Goldsmiths University of London. He is married and has two boys, Muhammad and Umair.
Muhammad Abul Kalam is a Trustee and Public Relations Officer of the Muslim Safety Forum. He is a senior member of the Islamic Forum of Europe, serving in the Media Team and representing IFE as one of its media spokesperson. He is a former Secretary of Young Muslim Organisation UK and former editor of Reality Magazine and Insight Magazine.
Muhammad Abul Kalam is a contributor to the Between the Lines blog, a presenter on the popular Easy Talk show on Muslim Community Radio (MCR) and is regularly invited as a commentator on news programmes and documentaries including the BBC's My Name is Muhammad. A father of a young daughter, Muhammad Abul Kalam read Politics and International relations at University.
Wahida Rahman is a primary school teacher, working in the London Borough of Newham. She is currently in charge of the Assessment for Learning within the school and encouraging children to take a more active role in their own learning and development.
Wahida Rahman was a senior member of her Islamic Society at college, where her responsibilities included organising and helping on events such as Islamic Week.
Wahida Rahman is a former committee member and Tarbiyyah Secretary for Easy Talk, an organisation branching out from the popular radio show on Muslim Community Radio (MCR) during Ramadan.
Wahida Rahman lives with her family and enjoys activities that bring her closer to the deen.
Abdulla Al-Mamun is Senior Fundraising Officer for a youth and community organisation. Abdulla is active in various community initiatives; he is Vice Chair of Bangladesh Youth Movement and also founding trustee of Tblu a youth organisation in the Holborn and Camden area, providing young people opportunity and aspiration in life. Abdulla is also founder of Holborn Muslim Circles, an innovative organisation providing knowledge and practical advice to young Muslims. Abdullah Almamun has also played a key role with Easy Talk, being a board member with event management responsibilities.
Abdulla lives at home with his family and is passionate about raising money for good causes. Abdulla's charity achievements include Bungee Jumping, trekking mountain climbing and shaving off his hair! Abdulla Almamun has a keen interest in politics, and took part in the 2010 local authority elections, just missing out on an opportunity to serve his local constituency as a Councillor.
Shajahan Abu Talha read Sociology & Criminology at Westminister university. He is currently employed as an Outreach Support Worker for an organisation which supports people with learning disabilities to lead a more fuller and independant lives. As a community activist, Shajahan Abu Talha has been pivotal in promoting the "Check the Label, Boycott Israeli Dates" campaign. He also helped raise over £50K for the Mali Childrens Village, a project of Development Trust.
Abu Talha is a member of Islamic Forum of Europe (IFE). He is a board member of Easy Talk and lead presenter of Rainbow Kids, a flagship children's show on Channel S. Abu Talha lives with his family in East London and takes a keen interest in reading about politics, media, religion and crime.
Khalid takes a keen interest in technology and the internet. He studied Multimedia and Internet Technology at the University of Greenwich, graduating with a 2.1. Khalid's passion for the internet led him to found the UK's number one Ramadan Timetable resource website in 2005 whilst he was still studying at college. The website receives upto 600,000 visitors and over a million page views a year. Khalid first founded Ramadan Timetable in 2005 and has his website featured on the BBC (Religion & Ethics) website.
Khalid specialises in social media, internet marketing, keyword and search engine optimisation and in web traffic analysis. Khalid currently provides internet services such as, web hosting, game servers, VOIP services (voice over internet protocol), internet radio and much more with his own dedicated servers located in data centres in the UK and the US.
Khalid works for an independent media research institution founded in the United Kingdom to foster a fair and accurate coverage in the Western media of Middle Eastern issues and in particular the Palestine Question.
In his spare time Khalid supports voluntary organisations in web development, design and web hosting. He is actively involved with various Dawah organisations including Easy Talk, HMC (Holborn Muslim Circles), and Young Muslim Organisation UK.