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ABH Press & Media Coverage from Across the World

  1. Publication: Kashmir Reader
    Country:
    Jammu and Kashmir
    https://kashmirreader.com/2018/07/04/abh-asks-hajj-pilgrims-to-safeguard-their-health-from-risk-of-infections/
  2. Publication: Uncova
    Country:
    Nigeria, worldwide
    More hajj, umrah pilgrims now focus on taking selfies, photographs, filming —British body •Says acts undermine spirit of pilgrimage
    June 30, 2018

    https://uncova.com/more-hajj-umrah-pilgrims-now-focus-on-taking-selfies-photographs-filming-british-body-says-acts-undermine-spirit-of-pilgrimage#
  3. Publication: Arab Turkish Travel Gazette
    Country:
    Turkey
    Growing Culture of ‘Hajj Selfies’ Condemned by British Muslims 06/28/2018
    https://www.arabturkishtravel.com/2018/destinations/growing-culture-of-hajj-selfies-condemned-by-british-muslims/
  4. Publication: Times of Oman
    Country:
    Oman
    http://timesofoman.com/article/137133/World/Europe/Haj-selfies-condemned-by-UKs-Haj-and-Umrah-organisation#.WzOX5MgM5BQ.facebook
  5. Publication: ISPAR
    Taking Selfies And Pictures Undermines The Spirit Of Pilgrimage
    June 29, 2018

    http://www.isparonline.com/taking-selfies-and-pictures-undermine-the-spirit-of-pilgrimage/
  6. Publication: The National
    Country:
    UAE
    https://www.thenational.ae/opinion/comment/make-your-selfies-the-souvenir-not-the-experience-at-this-year-s-hajj-1.745074
  7. Publication: Nigerian Tribune
    Country:
    Nigeria
    http://www.tribuneonlineng.com/152732/
  8. Publication: Modern Ghana
    Country:
    Ghana
    https://www.modernghana.com/news/864194/growing-culture-of-hajj-selfies-condemned-by-british-musli.html
  9. Publication: Navbharat Times, Lucknow
    Country:
    India
    https://navbharattimes.indiatimes.com/metro/lucknow/other-news/preventing-hajj-elderly-pregnant-and-sick-people/articleshow/64703307.cms?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral
  10. Publication: Radio Islam
    Country:
    South Africa
    http://www.radioislam.org.za/a/index.php/latest-news/23938-saudi-health-ministry-issues-hajj-travel-warning.html
  11. Publication: FTN News
    Country: Turkey
    https://ftnnews.com/tours/34441-pilgrims-with-serious-health-conditions-should-postpone-hajj.html
  12. Publication: Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty
    Country:
    USA-based, worldwide
    New Mideast Virus Raises Fears For Hajj June 22, 2013
    https://www.rferl.org/a/hajj-fears-mers-virus/25024828.html
  13. Publication: Arab Turkish Travel Gazette
    Country:
    Turkey
    https://www.arabturkishtravel.com/2018/destinations/pilgrims-with-serious-health-conditions-should-postpone-hajj-for-their-own-safety/
  14. Publication: The Hindu Business Online
    Country:
    India
    Hajj pilgrims should take Coronavirus threat seriously: Health experts APRIL 29, 2014
    https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/world/Hajj-pilgrims-should-take-Coronavirus-threat-seriously-Health-experts/article20761869.ece
  15. Publication: The Maghreb Times
    Country: Online newspaper covering Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya
    https://themaghrebtimes.com/06/21/pilgrims-with-serious-health-conditions-should-postpone-hajj-for-their-own-safety/
  16. Publication: Sahel Standard
    Country: Nigeria-based, coverage all over Africa
    Don’t attend Hajj if you’re sick or old, Saudi warns
    http://www.sahelstandard.com/dont-attend-hajj-if-youre-sick-or-old-saudi-warns/
  17. Publication: Vanguard
    Country: Nigeria
    https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/06/saudi-warns-sick-old-people-hajj-pilgrimage/
  18. Publication: News Express
    Country:
    Nigeria
    Saudi warns sick and old people against Hajj pilgrimage
    22/06/2018
    http://www.newsexpressngr.com/news/55715-Saudi-warns-sick-and-old-people-against-Hajj-pilgrimage
  19. Publication: The Eagle Online
    Country: Nigeria
    https://theeagleonline.com.ng/saudi-to-sick-old-people-dont-come-for-hajj/
  20. Publication: FTN News
    Country: Turkey
    https://ftnnews.com/tours/34441-pilgrims-with-serious-health-conditions-should-postpone-hajj.html
  21. Publication: RT
    Country: Russia-based, international
    Senior British Muslim calls for Hajj deaths probe 25 Sep, 2015
    https://www.rt.com/uk/316508-muslims-continue-hajj-pilgrimage/
  22. Publication: Zawya
    Country: Part of Thomson Reuters Middle East)
    02 JUNE, 2014
    Hajj packages price hike condemned by British Muslims
    https://www.zawya.com/uae/en/story/Hajj_packages_price_hike_condemned_by_British_Muslims-ZAWYA20140602131457/
  23. Publication: Arab Turkish Travel Gazette
    Country: Turkey
    British Muslims congratulate pilgrims for a safe & peaceful Hajj season
    Oct 21, 2013 
    https://www.arabturkishtravel.com/2013/destinations/british-muslims-congratulate-pilgrims-for-a-safe-peaceful-hajj-season/
  24. Publication: People’s Daily
    Country: Nigeria
    Hajj: British Muslims back Buhari on zero corruption amongst service providers
    | Wed, Jul 8th, 2015
    http://www.peoplesdailyng.com/hajj-british-muslims-back-buhari-on-zero-corruption-amongst-service-providers/
  25. Publication: Daily Post
    Country: Nigeria
    http://dailypost.ng/2018/06/21/2018-hajj-saudi-warns-sick-old-pregnant-not-attend-pilgrimage/#.Wyv164QJ5U4.facebook
  26. Publication: PR Nigeria
    Country: Nigeria
    https://prnigeria.com/2018/06/21/saudi-sick-old-people-hajj-pilgrimage/
  27. Publication: BizWatchNigeria
    Country: Nigeria
    Saudi Arabia Dissuades Sick And Old People From Hajj Pilgrimage
    June 25, 2018
    https://bizwatchnigeria.ng/saudi-arabia-dissuades-sick-and-old-people-from-hajj-pilgrimage/
  28. org
    Swine Flu Triggers Change to Church Ritual
    http://www.healthfreedoms.org/swine-flu-triggers-change-to-church-ritual/#
  29. Islamic Voice (Saudi Arabia)
    20,000 Pilgrims from England for Haj
    http://islamicvoice.com/march.2000/news.htm
  30. Pakistan Link (Pakistan)
    Hajj and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
    http://pakistanlink.org/Opinion/2013/July13/19/07.HTM
  31. CetusNews
    Here’s What’s Being Done To Stop Tour Operators Scamming Hajj Pilgrims
    http://www.cetusnews.com/life/Here-s-What-s-Being-Done-To-Stop-Tour-Operators-Scamming-Hajj-Pilgrims.B1eOnbAFub.html
  32. Ghana Web (Ghana)
    Take Coronavirus threat seriously – Hajj pilgrims warned
    https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/health/artikel.php?ID=286015
  33. Firenewsfeed (International)
    Here’s What’s Being Done To Stop Some Tour Operators From Scamming Hajj Pilgrims
    https://firenewsfeed.com/news/382662
  34. Muslim Village (Australia)
    UK: Hajj trip scandals becoming national issue
    https://muslimvillage.com/2016/10/08/120491/uk-hajj-trip-scandals-becoming-national-issue/
  35. Travel Wire News (USA)
    Haj fraud: Dodgy travel agents still pose risk to UK pilgrims
    https://travelwirenews.com/haj-fraud-dodgy-travel-agents-still-pose-risk-to-uk-pilgrims-255223/
  36. Oneindia (India)
    Coronavirus surge serious threat to Umrah pilgrims: experts
    https://www.oneindia.com/international/coronavirus-surge-serious-threat-to-umrah-pilgrims-experts-1658887.html
  37. Indian News Link (India)
    Hajj pilgrims warned against fraud
    http://www.indiannewslink.co.nz/hajj-pilgrims-warned-against-fraud/
  38. The Muslim Times (International/Worldwide)
    UK: Muslims paying too much for Hajj tours $9,400
    https://themuslimtimes.info/2015/09/23/uk-muslims-paying-too-much-for-hajj-tours-9400/
  39. KUOW (USA)
    Reeling from this tragedy at the Hajj, what can we learn for the future?
    http://kuow.org/post/reeling-tragedy-hajj-what-can-we-learn-future
  40. Emirates247 (UAE)
    Health experts warn Umrah pilgrims against infectious diseases
    https://www.emirates247.com/news/emirates/health-experts-warn-umrah-pilgrims-against-infectious-diseases-2015-06-27-1.595011
  41. Kashmir Observer
    Make Mina inquiry findings public: ABH
    https://kashmirobserver.net/2016/world-news/make-mina-inquiry-findings-public-abh-2087
  42. Arab News (Saudi Arabia)
    Haj fraud: Dodgy travel agents still pose risk to UK pilgrims
    http://www.arabnews.com/node/1127076/saudi-arabia
  43. Publication: Jordan Times
    Country:
    Jordan
    http://ftp.jordantimes.com/news/local/british-hujjaj-expresses-concern-over-mers-saudi-arabia
  44. Digi Kuwait (Kuwait)
    British Muslims welcome new Hajj-Umrah rules of S. Arabia
    http://www.digikuwait.com/2017/01/12/british-muslims-welcome-new-hajj-umrah-rules-of-s-arabia/
  45. Albawaba News (Jordan & UAE)
    Hajj & Umrah pilgrims’ plight must be taken seriously
    https://www.albawaba.com/news/hajj-umrah-pilgrims’-plight-must-be-taken-seriously
  46. Albawaba News (Jordan & UAE)
    The National Hajj (Health & Safety) Awareness Week launched in the UK
    Published October 7th, 2010
    https://www.albawaba.com/news/national-hajj-health-safety-awareness-week-launched-uk
  47. Publication: Albawaba News
    Country:
    Network of sites from the Middle East and North Africa
    https://www.albawaba.com/news/british-muslims-express-their-deepest-sorrow-and-sadness-tragic-loss-10-pakistani-pilgrims-saud
  48. Recombinomics (USA)
    Beta Coronavirus Umrah Link Raises Concerns
    http://www.recombinomics.com/News/02161301/nCoV_Umrah.html
  49. Oneindia (India)
    Rising incidences of British Haj pilgrims being duped by agents
    https://www.oneindia.com/2007/11/02/rising-incidences-of-british-haj-pilgrims-being-duped-by-agents-1193994715.html
  50. MidEast Clinics Directory (UAE-based; Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia)
    British Travellers To Saudi Arabia At High Risk – Warn Health Experts
    http://www.mideastclinics.com/healthNews/18899/British-Travellers-To-Saudi-Arabia-At-High-Risk—Warn-Health-Experts.html
  51. Hotelier Middle East (UAE)
    UK body criticises Saudi Hajj package pricing
    http://www.hoteliermiddleeast.com/18066-uk-body-criticises-saudi-hajj-package-pricing/1/print/
  52. Arab Times (Kuwait)
    British Muslims welcome new Hajj-Umrah rules of S. Arabia
    http://www.arabtimesonline.com/news/british-muslims-welcome-new-hajj-umrah-rules-s-arabia/
  53. The Free Library (International/Worldwide)
    The National Hajj (Health & Safety) Awareness Week launched in the UK.
    https://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+National+Hajj+(Health+%26+Safety)+Awareness+Week+launched+in+the+UK-a0238886349
  54. The Free Library (International/Worldwide)
    Saudi pilgrims to win payouts for flight delays.
    https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Saudi+pilgrims+to+win+payouts+for+flight+delays.-a0294941941
  55. Business Standard (India)
    Coronavirus surge serious threat to Umrah pilgrims: experts
    https://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/coronavirus-surge-serious-threat-to-umrah-pilgrims-experts-115021900451_1.html
  56. Yes Urdu (Pakistani Overseas Channel)
    http://www.yesurdu.com/pilgrims-lives-safety-awareness-awareness-association-image-review-united-kingdom.html
  57. CNN Edition (USA)
    https://edition.cnn.com/videos/world/2015/09/24/britian-muslim-council-hajj-deaths-intv-wrn.cnn
  58. Arabian Industry (UAE)
    KSA to punish airlines for delays
    http://www.arabianindustry.com/aviation/saudi-arabia/news/2012/jun/28/ksa-to-punish-airlines-for-delays-3308643/
  59. Inside Science (USA)
    To Stone The Devil, Safely
    https://www.insidescience.org/news/stone-devil-safely
  60. Kashmir Observer (Jammu Kashmir)
    Continuing Price Hike of Hajj/Umrah Packages Deplored
    https://kashmirobserver.net/2016/local-news/continuing-price-hike-hajjumrah-packages-deplored-7706
  61. FTN News (Turkey)
    Health Experts warn travellers to Saudi Arabia
    https://ftnnews.com/health-a-spa/23823-health-experts-warn-travellers-to-saudi-arabia.html
  62. Modern Ghana (Ghana)
    Take Coronavirus threat seriously – Health experts warn Hajj pilgrims
    https://www.modernghana.com/news/490322/51/take-coronavirus-threat-seriously-health-experts-w.html
  63. FTN News (Turkey)
    Another tragic death due to Sars-like Coronavirus sends shockwaves
    https://ftnnews.com/health-a-spa/20347-another-tragic-death-due-to-sars-like-coronavirus-sends-shockwaves.html
  64. FTN News (Turkey)
    World’s Worst Cholera Epidemic in Yemen
    https://ftnnews.com/health-a-spa/32594-world-s-worst-cholera-epidemic-in-yemen.html
  65. The Maghreb Times (Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria. Tunisia and Libya)
    New Royal Commission for Makkah and Holy Sites Welcomed by British Muslims
    https://themaghrebtimes.com/06/04/new-royal-commission-for-makkah-and-holy-sites-welcomed-by-british-muslims/
  66. The Maghreb Times (Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria. Tunisia and Libya)
    Saudi Arabia Urged to take Appropriate Action to Ensure a Stress-free Pilgrimage
    https://themaghrebtimes.com/05/29/saudi-arabia-urged-to-take-appropriate-action-to-ensure-a-stress-free-pilgrimage/
  67. Zawya (Part of Thomson Reuters Middle East, a leading source of regional news)
    https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/story/Kingdom_of_Saudi_Arabia_Urged_to_Adopt_Zero_Tolerance_Policy_against_Corrupt_Hajj_Service_Providers-ZAWYA20180505074831/
  68. Zawya (Part of Thomson Reuters Middle East, a leading source of regional news)
    https://www.zawya.com/story/New_HajjUmrah_rules_issued_by_Kingdom_of_Saudi_Arabia_welcomed_by_British_muslims-ZAWYA20170111131909/
  69. Zawya (Part of Thomson Reuters Middle East, a leading source of regional news)
    https://www.zawya.com/story/Coronavirus_remains_a_serious_threat_to_Umrah_pilgrims_warn_health_experts-ZAWYA20141103141911/
  70. The News Chronicle (NIGERIA)
    British Muslims extend its support to President Muhammad Buhari to eliminate corruption amongst Hajj/Service Providers
    http://thenews-chronicle.com/british-muslims-extend-its-support-to-president-muhammad-buhari-to-eliminate-corruption-amongst-hajjservice-providers/
  71. Gulf Weekly (BAHRAIN)
    Call to safeguard against communicable diseases
    http://www.gulfweekly.com/Articles/29374//Call-to-safeguard-against-communicable-diseases
  72. Pressreader (KUWAIT)
    Cholera Epidemic in Yemen— serious threat to Hajj pilgrims
    https://www.pressreader.com/kuwait/arab-times/20170705/281831463758062
  73. FTN News (Turkey)
    Health warning to Hajj Pilgrims
    https://ftnnews.com/health-a-spa/32627-health-warning-to-hajj-pilgrims.html
  74. DUBAI
    UK-based Hajj group condemns rogue tour operators
    com-10 May 2018
  75. The Jordan Times (JORDAN)
    British Hujjaj Association expresses grief over death of Jordanian pilgrims
    http://ftp.jordantimes.com/news/local/british-hujjaj-association-expresses-grief-over-death-jordanian-pilgrims
  76. Charity calls on Government to do more on Hajj safety educationHSE
    https://hseinternational.co.uk/charity-calls-government-hajj-safety-education/
    12 Sep 2016 – Khalid Pervez, the general secretary of the Association of British Hujjaj, a charity promoting safety at hajj, told BuzzFeed News more had to be …
  77. Prime Healthcare Group (DUBAI)
    5 health tips for Haj pilgrims
    http://www.primehealth.ae/health-tips-5-health-tips-for-haj-pilgrims.aspx
  78. Geo News (Pakistan)
    Seven British-Pakistani pilgrims killed in Saudi road crash
    https://www.geo.tv/latest/127997-Six-British-pilgrims-killed-in-Saudi-road-crash
  79. Arab Turkish Travel Gazette (TURKEY)
    The plight of Hajj and Umrah pilgrims must not go unheard
    https://www.arabturkishtravel.com/2010/destinations/the-plight-of-hajj-and-umrah-pilgrims-must-not-go-unheard/
  80. BuzzFeed News (USA)
    A British Hajj Charity Is Calling On The Government To Do More On Hajj Safety Education
    https://www.buzzfeed.com/aishagani/british-hajj-charity-safety?utm_term=.jmyrbOv6q#.ewNdNoknL
  81. SuchTV (Pakistan)
    SEVEN BRITISH-PAKISTANI PILGRIMS DEAD IN SAUDI ROAD CRASH
    https://www.suchtv.pk/world/item/48558-seven-british-pakistani-pilgrims-dead-in-saudi-road-crash.html
  82. Al Arabiya (DUBAI)
    UK Muslims paying too much for Hajj tours: monitor
    http://english.alarabiya.net/en/special-reports/hajj-2015/2015/09/18/UK-Muslims-paying-too-much-for-Hajj-tours-monitor.html
  83. TURKEY
    Saudi Hajj Minister Urged to Take Action to Prevent Future Hajj …
     FTNnews.com (press release)-23 May 2018
  84. SAUDI ARABIA
    Haj fraud: Dodgy travel agents still pose risk to UKpilgrims
    Arab News-9 Jul 2017
  85. TURKEY
    BritishMuslims Condemn Foiled Terror Attack on the Grand Mosque in …
    FTNnews.com (press release)-24 Jun 2017
  86. USA
    Here’s What’s Being Done To Stop Tour Operators Scamming Hajj …
    BuzzFeed News-22 Aug 2017
  87. USA
    Reeling from this tragedy at the Hajj, what can we learn for the future?
    PRI-25 Sep 2015
    Khalid says part to the advice the Association of British Hujjaj gives to pilgrims is on how to reduce the risk from crushing and stampedes.
  88. DUBAI
    Hajj 2014: Warnings over UK‘rip off’ agents
    Al-Arabiya-3 Oct 2014
    Khalid Pervez, general-secretary of the Association of British Hujjaj (Pilgrims) UK, said his organization received 3,000 complaints in 2013 – far …
  89. DUBAI
    Hajj fraud victim: Hotel on rip-off tour ‘unfit for humans’
    Al-Arabiya-9 Sep 2016
    Up to 25,000 British Muslims are reported to travel for hajj each year, … And according the Association of British HujjajUK, a national charity …
  90. DUBAI
    UK body criticises Saudi Hajj package pricing
    Hotelier Middle East-21 Aug 2013
    The Association of British Hujjaj (Pilgrims) UK (ABH) has voiced its concern regarding what it calls the “extortionate increase” in Hajj package …
  91. DUBAI
    Hajj on a budget: 6 handy tips for a smarter pilgrimage
    Al-Arabiya-23 Sep 2015
    In the UK last year, authorities inspected around 182 Hajj tour operators, … of the Birmingham-based Association of British Hujjaj (pilgrims).
  92. DUBAI
    Hajj fraud: UK victims speak out
    Al-Arabiya-19 Oct 2014
    Khalid Pervez, general-secretary of the Association of British Hujjaj (Pilgrims) UK, said he had heard of between 300 and 400 hajj fraud victims …
  93. DUBAI
    UKbody brands Saudi hajj packages ‘a total rip-off’
    ArabianBusiness.com-19 Aug 2013
    The Association of British Hujjaj (Pilgrims) UK (ABH) has voiced its concern regarding what it calls the “extortionate increase” in Hajj package …
  94. TURKEY
    British Government urged British Hajj Pilgrims not be deprived of their …
    National Turk English-22 Oct 2012
    Association of British Hujjaj (Pilgrims) UK (ABH) noted its extreme concern that these tour and travel operators organising Hajj and Umrah tours …
  95. INDONESIA
    Inggris Waspadai Penipuan Haji
    Republika Online-10 Jul 2017
    Karena hal ini, Sekjen Association of British Hujjaj, Khalid Pervez menggelar, kampanye untuk meningkatkan kesadaran. Bahwa penipuan haji .
  96. SAUDI ARABIA
    Association of British Hujjaj assures utmost help and support to British pilgrims
    http://saudigazette.com.sa/article/18513/Association-of-British-Hujjaj-assures-utmost-help-and-support-to-British-pilgrims
  97. Publication: Ummid
    Country: India
    British pilgrims accuse Hajj Service Providers of rampant corruption, malpractice
    http://www.ummid.com/news/2018/July/11.07.2018/widespread-corruption-and-malpractice-amongst-hajj-service-providers-condemned.html
  98. Publication: Modern Ghana
    Publication: Arab Turkish Travel Gazette
    Country: Turkey
    Widespread Corruption and Malpractice amongst Hajj Service Providers Condemned 
    https://www.arabturkishtravel.com/2018/destinations/widespread-corruption-and-malpractice-amongst-hajj-service-providers-condemned/
  99. Publication: 24 Ghana
    Country: Ghana
    Widespread Corruption and Malpractice amongst Hajj Service Providers Condemned
    http://www.24ghana.com/world/widespread-corruption-and-malpractice-amongst-hajj-service-providers-condemned/12713-news
  100. Publication: Modern Ghana
    Country: 
    Ghana
    Widespread Corruption and Malpractice amongst Hajj Service Providers Condemned
    https://www.modernghana.com/news/867050/widespread-corruption-and-malpractice-amongst-hajj-service-p.html
  101.  Publication: Fibre News
    Country:  
    Widespread Corruption and Malpractice amongst Hajj Service Providers Condemned
    http://fibrenews.com/index.php/2018/07/10/widespread-corruption-and-malpractice-amongst-hajj-service-providers-condemned/
    http://fibrenews.com/index.php/2018/07/10/widespread-corruption-and-malpractice-amongst-hajj-service-providers-condemned/
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