My Blog

My thoughts, musings and opinions on combatting terrorism and the journey it has taken me on.

Figen Murray Figen Murray, A Very Special Lady
Sat on the bench in the Community Garden on the Coronation Street set in Manchester on a wonderful sunny afternoon was…
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OBE An OBE for GAU
On the 8th of June at 22:30 in the London Gazette my name was included in Her Majesty’s Birthday Honours List for the…
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National Memorial for British Victims of Overseas Terrorism
On the 17th of May my two Sons and I attended the Dedication Service of the National Memorial for British Victims of…
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Three Faiths Week, St John’s College Oxford
I had been invited by my good friend Monowar Hussain of The Oxford Foundation to speak at the Three Faiths Week they…
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Manchester Blog
My visit to Manchester took place in mid-March. It was my first visit to Manchester since the terrible night of that…
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Brent Blog
My visit to Brent took place in early March. Unfortunately, the week before most of Britain had been hit by that…
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Redbridge Blog
My visit to Redbridge took place early February. Redbridge is the home town of my good friend Shahnawaz. Shahnawaz…
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Kensington Blog
2018 started off for Global Acts of Unity with a week long visit to the London Borough of Kensington. Kensington was…
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There’s Nowt Like Bradford District
The Global Acts of Unity Campaign visited Bradford District the first two weeks of December. Based in Shipley, we…
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Demonstrators in Holland Park The Day of Ashura
On the 1st October, I took part in a celebration of the religious Day of Ashura in London. Ashura is an annual event…
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