In The Name of Allaah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy
Ustaadh Abu Khadeejah (may Allaah preserve him) stated:
By early May 1996 (maybe even earlier), a group of us started contacting the various Salafi du’aat, with the intent of co-ordinating the da’wah “post-Jimas”, “post-Ali Tamimi”. The response was excellent – there was near consensus. By May 1996, OASIS (Organisation of Associated Salafi Islamic Societies), was established in Manchester by myself, Abu Iyaad, Faisal Malik and one or two others. It was supposed to be an organisation aimed at spreading Salafi Da’wah in universities and Islamic centres across the UK – and as an opposition to the Ikhwaanee group FOSIS. Nearly every Salafi speaker had agreed to participate in forwarding its aims and cooperating with it.
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