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Muharram: Nabil Awan
September 23, 2019 - September 27, 2019
Sheikh Nabil Awan was born and raised in Peterborough, England. After finishing his A-levels in 2004; he spent one year in Qom to study Islam. He returned to England in 2005 and continued his studies toward a degree in Psychology and Health Studies, graduating in 2009. He continued his study in Fiqh, Aqaid and Philosophy through private teachers, while at the University and at present time. He has been speaking for a number of years in Masajid around England; tackling issues concerning the youth. In the 2011 Elections he was elected as a councillor for the Labour Party, making him the youngest Councillor in the Peterborough Chamber and one of 10 Shia councillors In the UK. An avid practitioner of wing chun kung fu; He is also the founder of operation:313 a youth camp aimed at teaching bushcraft and wilderness survival techniques. He also holds a Masters in Psychology from University of East London.