Upcoming Mosques Conference

Our Mosques Our Future #morethanaprayerspace A one day conference organised by the Muslim Council of Britain The first mosque in history – the Prophetic Mosque in the city of Medina – was a space where people came together not only in ritual worship but also as families and as a community. It also played a vital role in interfaith work, … Read More

We Are Recruiting!

The Muslim Council of Britain is recruiting for three new roles! Events Co-ordinator To oversee all aspects of event planning and management for community dinners and supporting the MCB Community Engagement Manager for other events. View full job description Deadline: 00:00 Sunday 19th November 2017 To Apply: Send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] _________________________________________________________________________ Media Monitoring Manager … Read More

Annual General Meeting 2017

The Muslim Council of Britain held its twentieth Annual General Meeting on 15th July 2017 at the Muath Trust in Birmingham. The attendance comprised about 180 delegates of affiliates and observers, getting together for an opportunity to receive reports from office bearers, provide comments and seek further information on MCB’s work, as well as hear from distinguished speakers including Wadah … Read More

Mail Online Falsely Accuses Muslim Man of Parsons Green ‘Tube Bomber’

The Mail Online published an article on 22 September 2017 calling Yahyah Farroukh the ‘tube bomber’ even though he had not been charged with any crime. After MCB Assistant Secretary General, Miqdaad Versi, raised the concern about this false accusation of Yahyah Farroukh, who has since been released without charge, the Mail Online changed its phrase to ‘bombing suspect’ but … Read More

Anti Muslim Bigotry of The Sun’s, Rod Liddle, Reaches New Lows

15 September 2017 The anti-Muslim bigotry of the Sun’s Rod Liddle is so entrenched that even the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims must be Muslims’ fault according to him as he thinks that the rape, massacres and razing of villages is only “a bit, um, heavy handed”. Read MCB’s Assistant Secretary General, Miqdaad Versi’s,  response to this atrocious piece below: … Read More

Islamic New Year 1439 AH & Commemorating Ashura

29 September 2017 As Muslims from all over the world welcomed in the Islamic New Year 1439 last Thursday, it was also a time for us to reflect on some sad events of past and present. With the dawn of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar, comes the day of Ashura, which is the tenth day of the … Read More

Learn Basic Life Support for Free at Over 70 Mosques

              27 September 2017 Over 70 mosques across the UK will be holding free lifesaving skills sessions for the general public on Saturday 30 September from 2pm. Over 400 Muslim healthcare professionals will be volunteering to teach basic life support, including key steps involved in CPR, the recovery position and management of choking. The Lifesavers project is organised by the British Islamic … Read More

Muslim Surgeon Stabbed Outside Altrincham Mosque

Following news about a stabbing of a prominent Muslim surgeon, who was attacked outside Altrincham Mosque in Manchester on 24th September, the Secretary General of the MCB, Harun Khan, said: “We are shocked to hear of the stabbing of a prominent Muslim surgeon outside Altrincham Mosque today in what the Greater Manchester police have described as a hate crime. We … Read More

Essex Mosque holds first ever open day despite arson attack

          25 September 2017 A small mosque in Essex opened its doors to over 250 neighbours of all faiths and none last Saturday in the aftermath of attacks on its property. Al-Falah Islamic Centre in Braintree, Essex, suffered an attempted arson attack by two attackers in January 2017 who were identified on CCTV and a previous ‘smoke grenade’ attack in … Read More

Parsons Green Attack

15 September 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today condemned the attack on a train in Parsons Green in London. The police have confirmed this to be a terrorist-related incident and it is quite clear that it was intended to cause significant harm. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said: “It appears that once again Londoners … Read More