Muslim Women in Today’s Society Conference: Programme and Booking

  Friday April 10th, 2015 Markfield Conference Centre Ratby Lane Markfield, Leicestershire LE67 9SY ___BOOK NOW___ Professional/Waged Ticket £60* → Student/Non Waged Ticket £40* →   This conference will address real issues and solutions which some Muslim Women face. Issues such as domestic violence, mental health, depression, child sexual abuse and issues of honour and shame will be discussed, within the context of the Identity as a Muslim woman, followed … Read More

Muslim Council Pleased to Support National Council for Voluntary Youth Services ‘Stop, Look and Listen’ campaign

The MCB is very pleased to endorse the National Council for Voluntary Youth Services (NCVYS) “Stop, Look & Listen National Safeguarding Campaign”. The purpose of the campaign is for everyone to take stock and reflect on their safeguarding policies, procedures and practices. More information is available on the NCVYS website link and we strongly encourage your organisation to take part. … Read More

National Conference: Unite Against Fascism and Racism

Saturday 21 February 2015 9.30–4.00pm, TUC Congress House, Great Russell St, London Nearest tube: Tottenham Court Road | Registration £12 / £6 concs   Speakers: Diane Abbott MP Emily Thornberry MP Talha Ahmad National Council member, Muslim Council of Britain Christine Bucholz Die Linke member of the German Parliament Shahrar Ali Deputy Leader Green Party Ken Livingstone Billy Hayes General … Read More

Exploring Hospice Care Issues

Exploring Hospice Care Issues for Muslim Patients: London Event Wednesday 18th February 2015, 9.30am – 4.30pm Speakers from hospices and Muslim communities Venue: Ideas Store, Whitechapel, 321 Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BU Event: The Woolf Institute has organised the London event, with workshops throughout the day bringing together hospice professionals and Muslim communities to discuss key challenges and needs in … Read More

South London Islamic Centre on Cathy Newman’s Visit

On 1 February 2015 a mosque in Streatham, South London, could not participate in the Muslim Council of Britain’s national #VisitMyMosque day. The mosque was not listed in the list of participating institutions. The following is a statement from the Chairman for the South London Islamic Centre responds to Cathy Newman misunderstanding: We were sorry to hear that Channel 4’s … Read More

American Sharia – Comedy Film Tour By Penny Appeal

Penny Appeal are proud to exclusively host the UK screenings of the highly anticipated Muslim comedy film, American Sharia. Coming to a city near you, the family-friendly film stars leading Muslim entertainers from around the globe, including Omar Regan, Native Deen, Preacher Moss, Adam Saleh and many, many more. Omar and his friends will also join the UK tour, which … Read More

To Defend Our Beloved Prophet, Let Us Exemplify His True Ideals Say Imams

Following the shocking murders in Paris, condemned by Muslims all over the world, and subsequent moves to depict the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ once again, Imams from the UK and abroad have come together to issue the following advice to those concerned about the depiction. 1.    For Muslims, love of the Prophet ( ﷺ peace be upon him) is a NECESSARY part … Read More

MCB Congratulates Those Named in 2015 Honours List

The Muslim Council of Britain would like to congratulate all those extraordinary  individuals recognised in the 2015 New Year’s Honours List. The honours system recognises people who have committed themselves to serving and helping Britain, and who have made achievements in public life. 74% of the recipients this year are people who have undertaken outstanding work in their communities either … Read More

Challenge yourself to change your world – volunteer with ICS

International Citizen Service (ICS) is a once-in-a-lifetime volunteering opportunity open to all 18 to 25-year-olds, funded by the UK government.  It gives you the chance to work side-by-side with local volunteers in developing countries, to make a meaningful contribution to fighting poverty, and to gain valuable skills that will stay with you long after the 10 -12 week placement is … Read More

European Parliament Votes to Recognise Palestinian State

The European Parliament took a historic vote today to urge member states to recognize the State of Palestine with a majority of 498 to 88 in favour.  The motion was led by the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament (S&D). It comes in light of the support already seen by other European countries, including Britain, Spain, Sweden and … Read More