Asim Hafiz Has Never Been In Battle, But He Still Has One Of The Hardest Jobs In The British Military ~ Jack Sommers, Huffington Post UK.
Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is running its Beyond Belief series, chronicling the remarkable lives of Britons who’ve taken on their faith to create a force for change.
“Disaster.” When you’ve just applied to be the first ever imam for the British armed forces, at a time when it’s fighting two wars in Muslim majority countries, that’s not an encouraging word to hear from one of your peers. Especially when it’s the only word he says.
But Asim Hafiz is not the sort of man who is easily deterred. At the time he was a full-time Muslim chaplain in the Prison Service, one of the first, and he saw a half-page advert in the Muslim News asking for people to apply to…
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