BBC2 Documentary ‘Muslims Like Us’

The BBC will be airing a programme entitled ‘Muslims Like Us’ on Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th December. We look forward to the airing of the programme, Muslims Like Us. It will be an opportunity for the rest of the nation to have an inside view of the broad diversity of Muslims living in the UK and that we are all … Read More

Faith Leaders unite in passionate call for UK Government to get aid into East Aleppo

London, 28 November 2016 A broad group of 15 UK faith leaders have come together to urge the UK government to take immediate action to deliver aid to civilians in besieged Aleppo. The plea—from Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and Sikh faith leaders—comes as humanitarian organisations warn that supplies of food and medicine are running out in East Aleppo. The … Read More

Amazon Advert – A Touching Story of a Vicar and Imam

The Muslim Council of Britain was pleased to advise Amazon on their TV advert entitled ‘Different but the same’ which was first aired on 16th November 2016. The advert  told a touching story of friendship between a Vicar and an Imam, and the spirit of giving. The advert was well-received by the public and projected a much-needed message of building … Read More

Letter to The Times – ‘Radical Wrong’ Indeed

In a recent Leading Article published in The Times, which relied on misinformation, the MCB was inaccurately portrayed and extraordinarily attacked by the paper. The Muslim Council of Britain has since written to The Times for clarification. The full letter can be seen below: To the Times Sir, In initiating yet another misinformed and extraordinary attack against our organisation (Radical … Read More

Letter to IPSO about their Independence

24 October 2016 Today the Muslim Council of Britain wrote a letter to the Chairman of IPSO to seek clarification of its independence after one of its board members published an article conveying worrying attitudes to a woman’s choice of dress, and even more astonishingly, attacking a complainant to IPSO. The full letter can be seen below. (Update: The MCB … Read More

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

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

MCB Hosts Turkish Parliamentary Delegation

4 August 2016 On 2nd August 2016 the Muslim Council of Britain hosted a delegation of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Turkish Parliament at its office in London. The delegation from Ankara consisted of five MPs; Mr Talip Küçükcan (MP for Adana, AKP), Mr Azmi Ekinci (MP for Istanbul, AKP), Mr Osman Aşkın Bak (MP for Rize, AKP), Mr Mevlüt … Read More