Refugee Aid and Relief Information

NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS Al Khair Foundation http://alkhair.org/help-refugees/ Al-Khair Foundation is a UK-based international NGO established in 2003 and aims to provide humanitarian support, international development and emergency relief in some of the world’s most deprived areas. Asylum Aid http://www.asylumaid.org.uk/ Asylum Aid works to secure protection for asylum seekers by providing free legal advice and representation, and campaigns for an asylum system that upholds … Read More

Abdul Sattar Edhi – Muslim Council of Britain Mourns Great Humanitarian

9 July 2016 Following the news that Abdul Sattar Edhi, the founder of the Edhi Foundation, had passed away, Dr Shuja Shafi, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain paid the following tribute: “Abdul Sattar Edhi was Pakistan’s, and perhaps the modern Muslim world’s greatest legends. Here was a man who with almost nothing was determined to created Pakistan’s … Read More

Messages of Support Post Referendum

Following the surge in hate incidents following the Referendum results, the Muslim Council of Britain has received an outpouring of love, support and solidarity from the British public. The MCB is truly touched by these heart warming messages, and we didn’t want to just keep it to ourselves! Below is proof that we do indeed have far more in common … Read More

Hate Incidents After European Referendum Results: A Compilation

The Muslim Council of Britain has compiled over 100 hate incidents that has taken place since the results of the European Referendum were announced on Friday 24 June 2016. The screen shots below are reports of actual incidents or hate  on social media. The MCB will be monitoring the situation carefully and will be adding to this page. Sources: http://thisiswhatyouhavedone.uk/ … Read More

Extension of Delegate Registration

For administrative reasons the Election Commissioner has extended the date by which affiliates must submit their delegate forms to the forthcoming AGM from 17 June to Monday 4th July 2016.  

Announcement of MCB Election Candidates

Every two years the MCB appoints its office-bearers: a Secretary General (SG), a Deputy Secretary General (DSG), a Treasurer, three Assistant Secretary Generals (ASGs) and a Deputy Treasurer.  The SG and DSG for the 2016-2018 term will be directly elected by affiliates’ delegates on Sunday 17th July at the MCB’s 19th Annual General Meeting in East London, insha Allah.  Elections … Read More

Aberdeen Muslims Provide Free Hot Meals as Tough Times Hit Oil Capital of Scotland

The Muslim community of Aberdeen handed out free freshly-cooked Asian meals on 25th May to help the city’s homeless and anyone suffering hardship during the tough economic times caused by the oil downturn in the city. The initiative named “Foodbox” is initially planned to take place on the last Wednesday of every month in St Nicholas Square in Aberdeen City … Read More

Islam Awareness Course L1 – 1st June 2016

**6 SPACES REMAINING** WEDNESDAY 1st JUNE 2016 10AM – 5.30PM  | £50.00* (*Concessionary rates available, email directly to discuss options) Muslims are part of the mosaic of British society. However, Islam is still one of the world’s most misunderstood religions. Many Muslims wear visible signs of their faith, which can lead to the perpetuation of stereotypes and myths. People often … Read More

Educating our Future Leaders and Role Models – CAMBRIDGE ISLAMIC COLLEGE

              CAMBRIDGE ISLAMIC COLLEGE Educating our Future Leaders and Role Models Please join us for an inspiring evening of talks, poetry and 3-course dinner with Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi and associates in support of Cambridge Islamic College. Speakers Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi (Dean of Cambridge Islamic College) Dr Muhammad Zeyn Green Thompson (Consultant Psychiatrist … Read More