Call for Candidates – CLOSED

* * *  CLOSED  ON 22nd MAY * * *  Election Commissioner Khalid Sofi has extended the closing date of the CALL FOR CANDIDATES seeking to stand for the  Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General positions of the Muslim Council of Britain, 2018-2020. Submissions must be made by 10 pm, Monday 21st May.11_5_2018_ Call for Candidates SG DSG

Support ‘Fostering Friday’, 25th May

The Muslim Foster Network has designated  Friday 25th May, 9th Ramadan, as a day of action to raise awareness of the need for Muslim Foster carers . The Fostering Network estimates that 8,100 new foster families are needed in the next 12 months alone.  These will include families for  Muslim children, many  of whom are unaccompanied refugee children. Due to … Read More

Ramadan Message from the Secretary General

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah, Muslims the world over will be welcoming Ramadan this evening. On behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a very blessed Ramadan. Ramadan is a month when Muslims strive to immerse themselves in the remembrance of God and reading of the Qur’an, many attending night prayers in mosques. It … Read More

Gaza Massacre: Muslim Council of Britain condemns mass killing of protestors

14 May 2018 The Muslim Council of Britain today condemned the massacre of Palestinian civilians protesting the move of the United States embassy to Jerusalem, and the expulsion of Palestnians from their homes 70 years ago. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said: “Civilians took to the streets to protest against the move by the US … Read More

British Muslim Heritage – Panel Discussion – 10th May

‘British Muslim Heritage’ was a seminar hosted by the MCB ReDoc (Research & Documentation) committee on 10 May 2018 exploring the role of documenting heritage of mosques and Muslim communities. A brief event summary is given below.   Sadiya Ahmed, Founder of Everyday Muslim Sadiya gave an overview of the challenges faced by a Muslim archiving activist in placing the … Read More

MCB 21st AGM – Call for Candidates

Every two years the MCB appoints its office-bearers: a Secretary General (SG), a Deputy Secretary General (DSG), a Treasurer, three Assistant Secretary Generals (ASGs) and a Deputy Treasurer. The SG and DSG for the 2018-2020 term will be directly elected by affiliates’ delegates on Sunday 8th July at the MCB’s 21st Annual General Meeting in East London, insha Allah. Elections … Read More

The Times Corrects Misleading Picture Using Muslim School Children

The Times published an article online on April 13th with the headline: Parents ‘abusing’ rights over children’s religious education. The image used showed a school scene with a focused image of a hijab wearing student under a headline suggesting parental abuse of children’s religious education. Furthermore as the article explains that  parents are choosing to remove their children in opposition to them learning … Read More