Converting to Islam – the white Britons becoming Muslims (BBC NEWS reports)

As 22-year-old Aisha Uddin recites Surah Al-Fatiha – the first chapter of the Koran – at home with close friend Sameeah Karim, she may stumble over one word but otherwise the text is perfectly recounted.

But unlike Sameeah, 35, who has Pakistani heritage and grew up reading the holy book, Aisha is newer to it: she used to be called Laura and only convrted to Islam two years ago.

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Podcast: BBC Radio 4 Documentary


In this Podcast, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 – Gerry Northam reports from Radio Salaam Shalom, here he talks to it’s volunteers and hears about how this unique online radio station launched in Bristol in February 2007. In this 30 minute documentary, he explores the reasons behind this unique project. Continue reading

Welcome to the all-new Salaam Shalom website!

Yes friends and Twitter followers, the Radio Salaam Shalom website has been re-branded!

Radio Salaam Shalom, is now known as Salaam Shalom Media – and it’s under this umbrella name that we as a unique media project will run under.  Stay tuned to our site, as we add new media content including some new Podcasts and videos!

Thanks for visiting, want to stay in touch? we shall be launching a new newsletter soon, but in the meantime please visit our CONTACT US page for details in how to contact Salaam Shalom Media.

Podcast: Hosseinieh Foundation

The Hosseinieh Foundation – is the only Shia Mosque which represents the Shia Muslim community in Bristol, UK. Situated in a former Church the Mosque only opens for prayer on a Friday lunchtime but is used by the Shia community at weekends for a wide variety of social events.

The aim of the Mosque is to promote the benefit of the inhabitants of Bristol, UK by advancing education and providing facilities in the interests of social welfare with the object of improving the condition of life for the said inhabitants. The Mosque holds 150 men and 200 women. This is the only Mosque that allows female PCSOs into the Mosque during prayers. Continue reading