Authors

Ahmed Waris Nizami is most certainly a pioneer of Urdu journalism in the United Kingdom. He is not only a seasoned journalist but also a political analyst, a television host and anchor for some very popular news and current affair shows; he has also practised law and specialises in UK immigration matters.

"PAKHOO", a Punjabi book of poems by Riaz Khokhar Mian, a Pakistani poet and teacher has been published in Lahore. Punjabi is the language of the most populous province of Pakistan. It is also spoken by a large number of people in India's Punjab state. The word "pakhoo" is used in Punjabi for birds and is associated with their flights in solitude.

Ghayasuddin Siddiqui is an academic and political activist. He was born in Delhi, India, migrated to Pakistan in late 1947 and moved to the UK in 1964. He has been leader of the Muslim Parliament of Great Britain, which he co-founded in 1992, and director of one of the oldest Muslim think-tanks in Britain, The Muslim Institute, which he co-founded in 1973.

Mona Siddiqui, OBE, FRSE, FRSA (born 3 May 1963) is a British Pakistani Muslim academic. She is Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies at the University of Edinburgh. and is a member of the Commission on Scottish Devolution. She is also a regular contributor to Thought for the Day and Sunday on BBC Radio 4, and to The TimesThe ScotsmanThe GuardianSunday Herald.

Mohammed Hanif (born November 1964 in Okara, Pakistan) is a British Pakistani writer and journalist. He was born in Okara. He graduated from Pakistan Air Force Academy as a pilot officer, but subsequently left to pursue a career in journalism. He initially worked for Newsline and wrote for The Washington Post and India Today.

IMAM Dr Abdul Jalil Sajid JP is a leading British Muslim of Pakistani origin who is at present IMAM of Brighton Islamic Mission; Chairman of Muslim Council for Religious and Racial Harmony UK, Chair of Pakistan Welfare Association Sussex ( PWA ); Treasurer of National Association of British Pakistani ( NABPAK ); Muslim Judge of Muslim Family Court and a Justice of Peace based at Brighton and Hove Bench Secretary/Treasurer of the Sussex Muslim Society Trust Board, Chair of Muslim Council of Br

Maleeha Lodhi (Urdu: مليحه لودهى‎) (born 15 November 1952) is a Pakistani diplomat, military strategistcitation needed and political scientist and a former Pakistan's Representative to the United Nations. She was the first woman to hold the position. Previously, she served as Pakistan's envoy to the Court of St James's and twice as its ambassador to the United States

Kishwer Falkner was born in Pakistan and after living and working in the Middle East, came to the UK in the late seventies.  She joined the Liberal Democrats in the mid-eighties and worked for the party in several posts till 1999.  She stood as a prospective parliamentary candidate in Kensington and Chelsea in 2001, gaining the highest ethnic minority vote for Liberal Democrats in London.  She has lived in West London throughout and was a European Candidate in 2004.