Eid Mubarak! August 2018/Dhul Hijjah 1439

Assalamu Alaikum, This month is a sacred month of pilgrimage where Muslims from all over the world congregate for Hajj. The simple attire worn by pilgrims expresses the equal status of all mankind before God, and strips away all distinctions of wealth, status, class and culture. It is this very same equality that we all strive to live by, where no … Read More

Shock after Two Mosques in Birmingham Attacked with Catapults

17 August 2018 The Muslim Council of Britain is deeply concerned after two mosques in Birmingham were hit with catapults yesterday, 16 August. It has been reported that police officers were called to Masjid Qamarul Islam mosque in Small Heath, at about 10pm on Wednesday night, and then the Al-hijrah mosque, a half a mile away, around 20 minutes later. … Read More

Commemorating Srebrenica Genocide 23 Years On

11th July 2018 Twenty three years ago today more than 8000 Bosniak Muslim men and boys were systematically killed based on ethnic and religious grounds by Bosnian Serb forces under the rule of President Slobodan Milosevic and General Ratko Mladic. The genocide has been dubbed as the worst atrocity since the Second World War. Every year, further remains are found in mass … Read More

Attend the MCB’s 21st AGM!

Join the Muslim Council of Britain at its Annual General Meeting on Sunday 8th July, in London – an opportunity to witness an election, network with organisations and individuals from across the UK and be informed of the ongoing projects of the MCB!   MCB Affiliates have been sent a documentation pack by post, including the AGM Programme.  Please complete the delegate forms and … Read More

Eid Message 2018 – From the Secretary General

On behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a joyous Eid. After spending a month fasting and much reflection, we have been blessed with such an opportunity to renew our sense of purpose, and re-evaluate our values of gratitude and charity. My colleagues and I have attended many iftar events across the UK, … Read More

Reception and Dinner in Honour of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim

Dato’ Sri Anwar Ibrahim,  was guest of honour at a (iftar) dinner jointly hosted by the Muslim Council of Britain, the East London Mosque Trust and Think Forum held at the London Muslim Centre in Whitechapel, on Sunday 10th June 2018. He is a leader of the Pakatan Harapan coalition, which recently won the nation’s general election, leading to the … Read More

OPEN TENDER: MEDIA MONITORING WEBSITE

The Muslim Council of Britain is launching a new website to develop our media monitoring work. If you would like to pitch for this project, please email [email protected] You will then be provided with the specifications within 2 working days (if not sooner) – we are looking for final proposals by the end of June. Background: Misreporting about Islam and Muslims is contributing … Read More

Telegraph Letter on Tory Islamophobia

9 June 2018 After an article was published in the Daily Telegraph (6 June) attacking the MCB for calling for an inquiry into Islamophobia in the Conservative Party, the MCB sent the letter below which has been published in the Telegraph today: Tory Islamophobia SIR – Last week we highlighted the problem of Islamophobia in the Conservative Party. Rather than … Read More