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Pickles is treating Tower Hamlets like some kind of unruly outpost of Empire: Glyn Robbins

The after-shocks of last week’s election court decision are rumbling through Tower Hamlets. There was already wide-spread anger about the decision of an unelected judge to depose a politician that 37,395 had voted for. Now there are strong rumours that ...

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Bangladesh Student Organisation UK Committee declared

Bangladesh Student Organisation UK has declared its new committee.  The organisation has vowed to work for the welfare of UK residing Bangladeshi students when it declared the new committee at Oxford Union Hall of Oxford University on 24 April. Founder ...

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Community mobilised on unprecedented level

Next week marks the 37th anniversary of the shocking racist murder of Altab Ali in May 1978. The late seventies are unceremoniously remembered for a number of high profile racial murders. Tossir Ali was killed in the late 60s. Ishaque ...

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Altab Ali’s close friend and house mate

A Shahid :: Sheikh Dabir Miah is an unassuming pleasant individual who has led an uneventful and ordinary, life in Tower Hamlets for the past forty plus years. However, it was not always like that. 37 years ago, this week he ...

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Eric Pickles expands role of commissions to clean up Tower Hamlets

Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has taken a series of steps in relation to the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, following last week’s Election Court judgement. Proposed directions extend the powers of the Commissioners over ...

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Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman found guilty of election corruption




Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman has been thrown out of office after being found guilty of corruption and illegal practices during election. The results of his re-election as mayor of the east London borough in 2014 was declared ‘void’ by ...

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Ataur Rahman Chowdhury passed away

Chairman of Brick Lane Mosque Committee and prominent community leader Ataur Rahman passed away.  He died in a hospital in East London on 15th April at 5.50 in the afternoon (Inna Lillahi…. Rajiun).  His dead body was then taken Chanvorang ...

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Declaration paper of independence is the Genesis of constitution of Bangladesh

Pakistan-minded anti-independence Bangladeshis do not want to accept the declaration paper of the freedom of Bangladesh. Whenever they get chance, they want to protest against it.  The members of Ghatok Dalal Nirmul Committee said this in a meeting held on ...

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Community concern at young women joining ISIS

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Citizens Unite, a campaigning group, held a meeting recently to address the issue of young people especially young women from Tower Hamlets who have recently gone to join ISIS in Syria/Iraq. The meeting was held on Wednesday ...

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Newham Awami League President Mubarok Ali’s wife Hawarun Nessa Mina passes away

President of Newham Awami League and former student leader Mobarok Ali’s wife and Hawarun Nessa Mina has passed away (Inna Lillahi …. Rajiun).  She was suffering from cancer.  Hawarun Nessa died on 20 April in Royal London Hospital in East ...

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