Eid Mubarak from the Muslim Council of Britain

June 2017 Harun Khan,Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain offers his Eid al-Fitr greetings for 2017. In his Eid message he says   “In this month, as we sought Allah’s blessings, we have also faced some serious challenges as British Muslims and, indeed, as a nation. We have endured four terror attacks, the latest directed at Muslims themselves. … Read More

Friday Sermons (Khutbah)

The weekly Friday congregational prayer (Jumuah) for Muslims takes place on Friday just after noon, which features a sermon by the Imam (spiritual leader of congregation). The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) encourages Imams delivering sermons to tackle a wide variety of social, emotional and spiritual topics relevant to Muslim communities and British society. As part of this, the MCB … Read More

Terror Attack on Worshippers Leaving Prayers at Finsbury Park

19 June 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today condemned what is widely being described as a terror attack that has taken place at Finsbury Park in London. The incident took place outside the Muslim Welfare House on Seven Sisters Road, not the nearby Finsbury Park Mosque. According to eye witness accounts and videos taken after the incident, it appears … 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

Muslim Emergency Response Unit: Update on Support Available to Victims & Families of Grenfell Tower Fire

16 June 2017 Following the tragic event of the Grenfell Tower Fire on Wednesday 14th June an Emergency Muslim Response Unit has been coordinated with British Muslim charities and the local authorities to help to provide much needed support to the victims and families affected. Below are listed essential services for families affected, to access:   INFORMATION POINTS FOR AFFECTED … Read More

How Muslims Joined Fellow Londoners to Support Grenfell Tower Victims

Following the fire at Grenfell Tower in the early hours of Wednesday morning (14 June), communities rushed in to help and support the victims. The Muslim Council of Britain and Muslim charities collected donations for those who had been displaced after the fire, and the response has been nothing short of incredible! Communities got behind and donated food, clothes, toiletries … Read More

Mosques share thousands of free meals in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox this Ramadan

14 June 2016 Thousands of British Muslims are sharing free meals this Ramadan with their neighbours of all faiths and none, including many as part of the Great Get Together campaign. Hundreds of public fast opening events at mosques and Islamic centers are taking place across the UK – including many under the Great Get Together campaign this weekend on … Read More

Support and Donations Needed for Grenfell Tower Victims

14 June 2017             *UPDATE (15 June 2017, 03:40am): No more items needed. All centres have been fully stocked and are unable to take any further items. We would encourage anyone who wants to support to donate money where they can. Thank you all for your support. Following the fire at Grenfell Tower in the … Read More

Muslim Votes Appear to Have Made a Difference at this General Election

The Muslim Council of Britain reveals how in 39 key constituencies, Muslim communities may have had an impact. 9 June 2017 Analysis by the Muslim Council of Britain reveals the strength of Muslim communities coming out to vote at the general election yesterday. This follows earlier analysis by the Muslim Council of Britain which identified 16 constituencies where the impact of … Read More