Rohingya Crisis: Muslim Council of Britain Calls for Firmer Action From Our Government

8 September 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today called on the government to move ‘beyond tepid statements of concern’ and be more pro-active in saving the Burma’s Rohingya community from further persecution, ethnic cleansing and genocide. Described as the most ‘persecuted minority on earth’, Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim community have endured mass murder – including of women and children – rape … Read More

Eid Mubarak! August 2017/Dhul Hijjah 1438

Asalaamu Alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh, On behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a joyous Eid. Eid al-Adha represents the dedication and sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim, peace be upon him, in following a command of God. I pray that the dedication of Muslims around the UK and across the globe will also be … Read More

MCB Partners with Bank of England for Town Hall Events

        On 4th August 2017, the Muslim Council of Britain organised an event in partnership with the Bank of England, who have embarked on a series of regional Town Hall events across the UK to engage a broad range of society and improve public understanding of their role. The event was held in Leicester which was attended … Read More

Hajj pilgrims urged to be aware of MERS-CoV advice

The following is advice from Public Health England: PHE and NaTHNaC remind pilgrims to refer to the health and travel advice for Hajj and Umrah. 4th August 2017 Public Health England (PHE) and the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) are reminding Hajj pilgrims to be aware of the risk of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the … Read More

Letter to The Times on Kemp’s Article on War Service Men/Women

3rd August 2017 Today The Times published the Muslim Council of Britain’s response to an extraordinary article by Richard Kemp who casts a dark shadow of suspicion on Muslims serving in our nation’s armed forces, even though a Northern Irish, Catholic man has been convicted of terrorism. Our original letter can be seen below: SIR – Even though a Northern … Read More

Incitement of Islamophobic Hatred Against East London Mosque

26 July 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today spoke out against hatred against its affiliate, the East London Mosque, which was subject to hateful and untrue placards carried at the Pride march earlier in July. Amongst the slogans is a fabricated statement against the East London Mosque and, as such, makes it subjected to further violent attacks. Members belonging … Read More

Challenges and Opportunities for British Muslims – MCB Annual General Meeting 2017

14 July 2017 The MCB’s twentieth Annual General meeting, on Saturday 15th July 2017, brings together representatives from the cross-section of Muslim civil society to reflect on what has happened in a truly dramatic year. There will be first-hand observations to share by community activists directly involved in mobilising the Muslim vote in the June General Election; those involved in … Read More

Srebrenica Genocide – 22 Years on

11th July 2017         Today is Srebrenica Memorial Day, a day where we remember the horrific genocide of more than 8000 Bosniak Muslims in 1995. The systematic killing based on ethnic and religious grounds horrified us all, and we cannot even begin to imagine the pain and the suffering that families faced. The Secretary General of the … Read More