Press Release

European Court of Justice has remained committed to its religion-unfriendly stance

20. July 2021
"The European Court of Justice has left Muslim women in a dilemma to choose between their religion and work. This cannot be convincing in a liberal democratic order," explained Bekir Altaş, Secretary General of the Islamic Community Millî Görüş (IGMG). The reason for this is a decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ), according to which employers may ban headscarves. Bekir Altaş continued:

Khutba: Eid-al-Adha 1442

19. July 2021
Dear Brothers and Sisters! Alhamdulillah, with the grace of Allah (swt) we have once again reached another Eid-al-Adha. InshAllah many of us will travel and visit our families and relatives during these days. On the occasion of Eid-al-Adha, we will talk about the virtues and wisdoms of sacrificing in Today's lecture. Allah (swt) states the following regarding the sacrifices in Surah Al-Hajj: “Their meat will not reach Allah, nor will their blood, but what reaches Him is piety from you.”

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“Eid al-Adha means solidarity”

17. July 2021
President of Islamic Community Millî Görüş (IGMG) Kemal Ergün released a congratulatory message on Eid al-Adha. “Qurban brings people closer to each other as well as to Allah. It imparts us the spirit of solidarity that we today need more than ever.” said Ergün in his message, and continued as follows:

Friday Khutba

Khutba: Travel Like a Muslim

16. July 2021
Dear Brothers and Sisters! There is no doubt that traveling has many benefits. Traveling to different parts of the world and meeting new people and cultures broadens our horizons. New experiences develop our minds. Taking a vacation after working all year can help us to rest and regain strength. Visiting our relatives who live far away and performing the worship of strengthening our ties and bringing us closer to Allah (swt). We can also witness the verses of Allah (swt) by traveling around the world.

Friday Khutba

Khutba: Dhul-Hijjah: The Period of Abundance

09. July 2021
Dear Brothers and Sisters! One of the most special and exceptional time periods in terms of reward is the upcoming month of Dhul-Hijjah. The month of Dhul-Hijjah, which will start from next Sunday, contains many blessings. The month of Dhul-Hijjah is considered to be one of the sacred months in Islam, in which it is specifically forbidden to do injustice. Even though it has not been done for the past two years due to the pandemic, it is the day of pilgrimage where millions of Muslims gather in Arafat, Mina and Muzdalifah to make the pilgrimage and perform prayers and worship that will lead to purification.

Friday Khutba

Khutba: Deeds without awareness are void

02. July 2021
Honourable Believers! As Muslims, our goal is clear. By engaging in actions which are pleasing to our Lord, entering Paradise with our loved ones is our greatest hope. The way to achieving this goal has been mapped out by our Lord out of His great bounty and mercy. By revealing the Holy Qur’an and sending the best of examples, the Prophet Muhammed ﷺ, Allah (SWT) has communicated the means to attaining this goal.

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July 1st: Combatting Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Racism Day

01. July 2021
Secretary General of Islamic Community Millî Görüş Bekir Altaş released a statement on the occasion of Combatting Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Racism Day. “July 1st is a turning point in the collective memory of Muslims. This date is also a warning to all of us.” said Altaş and continued his statement as follows: