Countering Extremism: MCB gives evidence to the Home Affairs Committee

On Tuesday 27 October 2015, Muslim Council of Britain Deputy Secretary General Harun Khan, and Assistant Secretary Generals Ameena Blake and Miqdaad Versi gave evidence to the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee on the impact of the ‪Prevent‬ strategy and the proposed Counter-Extremism Bill on communites, as well as discuss proposed approaches to tackle ‪Islamophobia

The Government, Prevent and Muslim Communities

MCB Assistant Secretary General, Miqdaad Versi, argues that the government should engage with a diverse range of Muslim groups and broader civil society – will highlight how ‪#‎Prevent‬ strategy has alienated Muslim communities across the UK, and is likely to be counter-productive

Channel 5 Interview on Recording Anti Muslim Hate Crimes

The MCB’s Assistant Secretary General, Miqdaad Versi, speaks to Channel 5 following the Government’s announcements of recording anti Muslim hate crimes as seriously as hate crimes against other minority groups. He argues that the documenting of anti-Muslim hatred as a separate crime to other hate crimes is a welcome important first step – but there is a lot more to … Read More