Leading Islamic centres condemn so-called ‘Islamic State’

“In this joint statement, leading Islamic centres condemn the inexcusable actions of the group calling itself “Islamic State” (IS), and the indefensible murders of James Foley and Steven Sotloff. We hope that any other hostages who may be held by IS will be released unharmed.   It is deceitful for the group to refer to itself as the “Islamic State”; … Read More

Peace Conference: Peace-Building in the 21st Century

  The Cordoba Foundation, London Peace Network & Faith-based Regeneration Network Peace Conference: Peace-Building in the 21st Century Celebrating Achievements and Hopes, Confronting Real Issues St Ethelburga’s, London – Monday 15 September, 2014  -9:30am-3:30pm St Ethelburga’s Centre, 78 Bishopsgate London EC2N 4AG Supported by the Muslim Council of Britain, Christian Muslim Forum, Religions for Peace, Al-Khoei Foundation, Quakers, Peace One … Read More

#WeAreAllHuman – Interfaith Vigil: ‘Showing solidarity with the people of Iraq’

World Jewish Relief, Islamic Relief, & Christian Aid Warmly invite you to drop in and join the interfaith vigil: ‘Showing solidarity with the people of Iraq’ and affirming the message:   #WeAreAllHuman With the Most Rev & Rt Hon Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, Imam Ibrahim Mogra, Ayatollah Dr Sayed Fazel Milani,  Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner and other senior religious leaders from … Read More

Made in Europe and London Central Mosque 2014 ECO FAIR

On Saturday 6th September, MCB’s Affiliate, Made in Europe will be holding the biggest MADE event of the year – the 2014 #EcoFair at Regents Park Mosque – where they’ll be promoting all things green and ethical. The day will be packed with stalls, activities, workshops, speakers and more!  Regents Park Mosque is also the Zuhr prayer stop of MADE’s Tour de Salah cycle challenge and Shaykh Shams Ad Duha who is participating will … Read More

EVENT – ‘Community at the Crossroads’ – The responsibility of the Muslim professional in securing our future

MCB Deputy Secretary General, Mr Harun Rashid Khan, will be speaking alongside special guests, Imam Zaid Shakir and Shaykh Shams Ad-Duha, on Thursday 21st August 2014 at the ‘Community at the Crossroads’ event at Logan Hall, Institute of Education. Please see below for more information and how to register.   –Disclaimer– Events are listed by the Muslim Council of Britain … Read More

Joint Statement on the Fight Against Extremism in Cardiff

(Joint statement initiated by MCB affiliate, Muslim Council of Wales): “As community and religious leaders, and elected representatives in Cardiff, we are determined to work together to build a strong, cohesive and tolerant city, based on mutual respect. We reject extremism and together we will challenge those who want to destabilize and damage our communities and our young people.   … Read More

Eid Mubarak from the Muslim Council of Britain

A Message from Dr Shuja Shafi, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain Assalamu alaikum, (peace be upon you), On behalf of our affiliates, volunteers and staff at the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a joyous and blessed Eid. For the last 30 or so days, Muslims have been fasting for around 19 hours … Read More

Be careful with your health this Ramadan

With some 5 hours only available to eat, drink, sleep and pray, Ramadan in the UK will be tough. Please ensure you look after your health during this blessed time. Factsheets Ramadan Health Fact Sheet 2014 Ramadan and Diabetes: MCB-Diabetes UK leaflet Ramadan and diabetes A detailed guide for people with diabetes  See also Islamic group’s health advice over Ramadan … Read More

Muslim Council of Britain Mourns the Passing of Dr Mohammad Akbar Ali

The Muslim Council of Britain mourns the passing of yet another community pioneer, Dr Mohammad Akbar Ali, inna lillilahi wa inna ilaihi rajioon. Dr Akbar Ali was a leading light of Liverpool’s Muslim community. He died just two weeks after achieving his dream of restoring Britain’s first mosque in Liverpool. We remember Dr Akbar Ali fondly, as one of the … Read More

Muslim Council of Britain Mourns Passing of Dr Abdul Raheem Khan

23 June 2014 The Muslim Council of Britain mourns the passing of Dr Abdul Raheem Khan, a former member of the MCB’s National Council and a former chair of the MCB’s Membership Committee. Dr Abdul Raheem Khan excelled himself as a heart surgeon. Yet, during his medical career and upon his retirement, Dr Raheem Khan was a tireless community worker. … Read More