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Brass Crescent Awards 2009: Voting Now Open!


We are pleased to announce that has once again been nominated for a Brass Crescent Award – however this year we are up for both “Best Blog” and “Best Group Blog“, masha’Allah!

JazakumAllah khair to all those who put the site forward during the nomination round. Please now visit the site to submit your votes. Polls close end of day Friday, November 27, 2009 – 9 pm (Fri) PST, 12 am (Sat) EST, 5 am (Sat) GMT.

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Dr Mehzabeen b. Ibrahim joined MuslimMatters as a blogger in late 2007 under the handle 'iMuslim', whilst still a struggling grad student. Since then, she has attained a PhD in Molecular Biology and a subsequent Masters in Bioinformatics, and now works as a specialist in this field for a well-known British, medical charity, masha'Allah. Somewhere in between she found the time to get married, alhamdulillah. She likes to dabble in photo and videography, a sample of which can be found on her personal blog:



  1. Amad

    November 18, 2009 at 1:06 AM

    I don’t know why this post reminds me of Musa’s satirical piece:

    Vote for me

    {Hidden message encapsulated}

    I am happy to see Imam Suhaib’s website nominated as well as Muslimah source.

    jazakumAllahkhair for everyone who vote for MM… it’s not the vote that counts as much as that you thought about us. Though voting can’t hurt. :)

  2. sister

    November 18, 2009 at 2:02 AM


  3. Holly Garza

    November 18, 2009 at 12:11 PM

    MashaAllah three of my favs are up there this morning I went and voted early on, I recommend everyone go vote especially if you don’t read blogs so you can get some good suggestions as far as blogs go.

    PS Almost forgot make sure you vote once and with a valid e mail address as they verify the email and your vote will Not count if you don’t click on the verification link they send you through the email you vote with

  4. Amad

    November 20, 2009 at 1:13 AM

    While I am at it, let me add a few of my recommended votes:

    Best Design: our own iMuslim (sorry for the bias :) ) or Marc Manley (Manrilla)
    Best Female: muslimah source
    Best non-Muslim: Inside Islam
    Best european: Indigo Jo
    Best retired: sunnisisters (is this a slamdunk or what?)

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