Jeremy Corbyn joins Visit My Mosque crowds
23 February, 2018 — By Biba Kang
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn at Finsbury Park Mosque at a day celebrating its role in the community
FINSBURY Park Mosque opened its doors to the public on Sunday.
It was one of 200 mosques across the country which marked Visit My Mosque day, an initiative organised by the Muslim Council of Britain, by welcoming neighbours and politicians.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry were among 500 visitors to the mosque.
Mosque chairman Mohammed Kozbar said: “This event demonstrated and reiterated the crucial standing of the mosque at the very heart of the community.
“It also celebrated the ever-growing unity of the people of Islington against all attempts to sow the seeds of division and hatred following last year’s terror attack.”
Ms Thornberry, MP for Islington South, discussed with Muslim women their experiences of Islamophobia.