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The Global Peace and Unity Event

 

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Islam Channel, once again is bringing back the long awaited annual event, and this year, it’s even more spectacular attracting up to 50,000 people at the venue. Originating from Europe, the event is the first of its kind that works towards promoting the need for global peace among all faith groups and communities across Britain and the globe. The two days family event, aims to break barriers and build bridges between Muslims and various cultural groups, celebrating the rich diverse world we live in.
25th November 9:30am-10:00pm
26th November 9:30am-9:00pm

Also, for the first time in Europe, the Global Peace & Unity Event will be presenting an exhibition of Islam’s two holy mosques in Saudi Arabia.

Guests includes a panel of prominent speakers such as Hon Abdurrahman Wahid (Former president Indonesia), HE Cassam Uteem (Former President Mauritius), Brendon Barber (Secretary General, TUC) Dr Amin Rais (Former Head of Parliament, Indonesia) Rose Fitzpatrick (Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Metropolitan Police) Ahmed Zakayev (Foreign Minister, Chechnya) George Galloway MP (Leader Respect Party), William Rodriguez (Survivor of 9/11) Dr Tim Winters (Professor and Scholar, University of Cambridge), Dr Aamer Liaquat Hussain (Minister of Religious affairs, Pakistan) Lord Nazir Ahmed (Labour peer), Lord Mohamed Sheikh (Conservative Peer), Sir Iqbal Sacranie (Former Secretary General, MCB), Dr Abdul Bari (Secretary General MCB), Sadiq Khan MP (Labour Party) Imran Khan (Lawyer) Dr Jamal Badawai (Canada) Dr Israr Ahmed (Pakistan), Dr Bilal Philips (Qatar), Shaykh Yusuf Estes (USA) Yvonne Ridley (Journalist and Political Editor) Salma Yaqoob (Respect Party) and many others.

Over the last few years, a new form of innovative Islamic infused music known as (nasheeds) have become extremely popular amongst Muslim children, teenagers and adults, across the world. As an alternative to popular music, the styles of songs, sung in English, Arabic and Urdu range from RnB, Hip Hop, Folk, Rap to traditional beats, which have been formulated as a means to promote positives messages about Islam and the hope for a unified and peaceful world.

Performing on stage will be international Muslim artists including, America's most successful Muslim Hip Hop bands, Native Deen and Seven 8 Six. Performing innovative upbeat prolific poetry will be Brother Dash. From Canada, Dawud Warnsby Ali. South Africa, Zain Bikha, Britain's Nazeel Azami, Mesud Kurtis, and Hamza Robertson. From Malaysia Cheb Ali, and from the Middle East, Mohammed Al-Husayan, Ahmed Bukhatir, Yahya Hawwa, Abu Ratib and Imad Rumi. Also, sharing the stage will be international acclaimed Pakistani artists, Junaid Jamshed and Najam Sheraz.

Islam Channel’s CEO, Mohamed Ali emphasizes the event will help to bring all people from various cultures and beliefs together.
“The GPU 2006 promises to be bigger and better; it will be two days of inspiring activities for all the family. This year the GPU event has a special aim; to unite Muslims in a strong positive force which demands change through peaceful dialogue. We need positive interaction, with the wider community, where we respect each community’s culture and religion; it is the only way forward for a multicultural society.”

Come and join the thousands of people who will be part of the largest cultural event of the year.
Posted on 22/11/2006
Start Date: 25/11/2006
End Date: 26/11/2006
Start Time: 09:30
Region: London
Venue: ExCel
Venue Address: Docklands, London
Website: www.theglobalunity.co...
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