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Why this prison chapel’s weekly makeover is so important

10 August 2018

Each week, Muslim chaplain Ishfaq Mohammed transforms HMP Edinburgh’s Christian chapel into a musalla for Friday prayers.

Many inmates find faith while serving in prison and Ishfaq knows that making the reasons for faith and prayer clear in prisoners’ minds is an important part of reform.

He takes great care to respect the ordained parts of the Christian chapel.

Imam Ishfaq Mohammed sets up the chapel in the prison for Friday Prayers

Chaplain Ishfaq Mohammed explains his work at HMP Edinburgh.

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