Progressive British Muslims

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Progressive British Muslims (PBM) was a group of Liberal British Muslims that formed following the London terrorist attacks of 7 July 2005. The organization was founded by Farminda Bi, a candidate for a parliamentary seat representing Mole Valley, three days after the attacks on 10 July 2005.[1][2]

The organisation was founded to provide a voice for progressive Muslims who believed were unrepresented by existing faith organisations.[3] Its politics were seen to favour collaboration between Muslim and non-Muslim cultures in Britain.[4]

As of March 2012, the organisation appeared to be defunct.[5]


  1. ^ Nahid Afrose Kabir (14 March 2012). Young British Muslims. Edinburgh University Press. pp. 205–. ISBN 978-0-7486-8692-6.
  2. ^ Engin F. Isin (13 September 2013). Citizenship Between Past and Future. Routledge. pp. 119–. ISBN 978-1-317-99141-0.
  3. ^ "Farmida Bi: IBA profile". International Bar Association. Retrieved 2012-03-18.
  4. ^ Erik Bleich (13 September 2013). Muslims and the State in the Post-9/11 West. Routledge. pp. 146–. ISBN 978-1-317-98973-8.
  5. ^ "Companies House: PROGRESSIVE BRITISH MUSLIMS LIMITED". Companies House. Retrieved 2012-03-18.

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