‘My Faith, My Inspiration’ – MAB National Convention 2017

The inspirational talks will be delivered by innovative thinkers and influential doers who come from a variety of backgrounds. It will truly be a place where our audience will benefit from coming together as bright ideas will be shared about Islam and Muslims. It will also provide stories of inspiration as stories of achievements are shared. In addition, the Convention … Read More

Rohingya Crisis: Muslim Council of Britain Calls for Firmer Action From Our Government

8 September 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today called on the government to move ‘beyond tepid statements of concern’ and be more pro-active in saving the Burma’s Rohingya community from further persecution, ethnic cleansing and genocide. Described as the most ‘persecuted minority on earth’, Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim community have endured mass murder – including of women and children – rape … Read More

Eid Mubarak! August 2017/Dhul Hijjah 1438

Asalaamu Alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh, On behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a joyous Eid. Eid al-Adha represents the dedication and sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim, peace be upon him, in following a command of God. I pray that the dedication of Muslims around the UK and across the globe will also be … Read More

Hajj pilgrims urged to be aware of MERS-CoV advice

The following is advice from Public Health England: PHE and NaTHNaC remind pilgrims to refer to the health and travel advice for Hajj and Umrah. 4th August 2017 Public Health England (PHE) and the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) are reminding Hajj pilgrims to be aware of the risk of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the … Read More

Children in Care – Research Project

Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor, Principal Investigator at Coventry University,  seeks  participants for a research project on the experiences of children of Muslim heritage as they journey through the care system in Britain. This is part of a DFE-funded project led by the charity, Penny Appeal, that aims to increase the recruitment of Muslim foster carers and adopters, so that children of Muslim … Read More

Islamophobia 2017

AbdoolKarim Vakil, former chair of MCB’s ReDoc committee is a member of the planning group for the ‘Islamophobia 2017’ project, organised jointly by the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies at the University of Leeds, the Insted Consultancy, the Muslim Youthwork Foundation and ReOrient: the Journal of Critical Muslim Studies. The aims of the project are to renew awareness of the … Read More

If you see it, report it

Muslim communities have been unequivocal in reporting threats of extremism and terrorism. We must continue to do so. If you suspect any terrorism, call 999 or the confidential police anti-terrorist hotline 0800 789 321. or go online: https://gov.uk/report-terrorism  

Call for PhD Scholarship Applications

Aziz Foundation PhD Scholarships: Developing Academics from British Muslim Communities The Aziz Foundation is an independent grant-making body dedicated to supporting the most disadvantaged communities in Britain. It strives to do this through supporting community empowerment and leadership development in these communities, and greater public engagement by them in wider society. The Foundation is offering three PhD scholarships per annum … Read More

Together We Can Tackle Child Abuse

  Together, we can tackle child abuse is a Government campaign to raise awareness and encourage members of the public to report child abuse and neglect. The campaign aims to encourage the public to report their concerns in order to get help to children more quickly. The core audience is parents aged 25-40. Research shows that this group is most … Read More

Call for Scholarship Applications for Masters in Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

Aziz Foundation Masters Scholarships: Developing Community Services Professionals from British Muslim Communities The Foundation is offering two Masters scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year at Goldsmiths, University of London. The scholarships offer a unique opportunity for exceptional individuals active in British Muslim communities and interested in how the needs of these communities may be met through community development and services. … Read More