Book Launch of Dr Salman Al-Azami’s ‘Religion in the Media’

MCB’s ReDoc (Research & Documentation Committee) in partnership with ICBI (the Institutional Capacity Building Initiative) present the launch of Dr Salman Al-Azami’s book, ‘Religion in the Media‘. Date/Time: Wednesday 16 November 2016, 6-8pm. This ground-breaking book takes an interdisciplinary approach to language, religion and  media using an audience-response study. In this book, the author investigates how the three Abrahamic faiths … Read More

Disturbing Report of Muslim Woman’s Hijab Pulled Off

The Muslim Council of Britain is deeply disturbed to hear about the shocking incident where a Muslim woman’s hijab was ripped off by two men in a busy London street. The attack took place in Haringey, North London around 7.30pm on Wednesday 5th October. The victim was not injured but was deeply shocked and distressed by the incident. Dr Omer … Read More

British Athletes Should be Role Models for our Diverse Nation: MCB Statement on Louis Smith Luke Carson Incident

10 October 2016 The Muslim Council of Britain today welcomed the swift action taken by British Gymnastics to investigate the actions of Louis Smith and Luke Carson. Both men were filmed mocking Muslims and their religious practice. MCB Deputy Secretary General Dr Omer El-Hamdoon said “I commend British Gymnastics for speaking out against this behaviour. We are heartened by their … Read More

Islamic New Year 1438

30 September 2016 In welcoming the Islamic New Year 1438, the Secretary General of the MCB, Harun Khan said, “The first Islamic year commenced with the migration of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) from his home in Makkah to a new city following persecution. We pray for every refugee who has fled their home in recent times, fleeing from persecution and … Read More

Mosques Across the Country Open Doors for Life Saving Training

On Saturday 24th September, mosques across the UK opened their doors to thousands of people as part of the British Islamic Medical Association’s (BIMA) Lifesavers project. This collaboration with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) is now in its third year, and involved hundreds of Muslim healthcare professionals volunteering to transform 35 mosques into public … Read More

Horrific Attack on Pregnant Muslim Woman Resulting in Loss of Baby

14 September 2016 The Muslim Council of Britain is disturbed to hear of the horrific attack on a pregnant woman which resulted in the loss of her baby. The 34-year-old woman, who has been described as of Middle Eastern appearance and wearing a headscarf, was shopping in a branch of the Co-op in Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, when she was approached by … Read More

British Muslims Join Global Hajj Pilgrimage, Celebrate Eid on Monday

            9 September 2016 Thousands of Britons have joined millions of Muslims as they mark the annual pilgrimage of the Hajj at the holy city of Makkah this weekend. The pilgrimage, a religious obligation on all practising Muslims at least once in their life, concludes with the festival of Eid al-Adha which Muslims all over … Read More

MCB E-Newsletters

  Issue 25: September 2016 – National CPR Training in Mosques, Islamic New Year 1438, SG Events, Refugee Work. Issue 24: August 2016 – Op-ed on young people, New leadership team, Tackling Radicalisation Issue 23: July 2016 – Meet the New Head of MCB, Solidarity with Refugees, Condemning Terrorist Attacks, Tackling Hate Crime, Chilcot Report Issue 22: June 2016 – … Read More