Mail Online’s Misleading Headline Playing on Anti-Muslim Sentiment

On 20 December 2016, the Mail Online published a misleading headline with an unproven story about navity scenes apparently ‘being banned’ in case it ‘offends 1 in 4 Muslims’ living in a Belgian town. However, according to fact checkers, Snopes, they found no evidence that this was the case. After this was raised with IPSO, it was ruled that it … Read More

Daily Star Falsely Sensationalises Story on Muslims Against Policy Exchange Poll

In December 2016, the Daily Star falsely slurred Muslims against a Policy Exchange poll which misrepresented facts. The headline read, ‘Almost half Brit Muslims want Sharia Law and Wouldnt report relative in ISIS: shock study’. After a complaint by Miqdaad Versi, Assistant Secretary General of the MCB, the Daily Star amended the inaccurate headline online and issued a detailed correction … Read More

The Sun Inaccurately Focuses on ‘Islamic Phrase’ In Quebec Mosque Attack Coverage

On 30th January 2017, whilst reporting on at attack at a Mosque in Quebec, the Sun newspaper inaccurately focussed on the gunman shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’, a phrase used by millions of Muslims across the world every day during prayers, and called it an ‘Islamist phrase’. The phrase used was in fact unverified and after a discussion with Assistant Secretary General … Read More

The Times Slurs Muslim School Without Justification

On 9th November 2016, in an article headline, the Times slurred a Muslim school by calling it ‘Islamist’ without any justification. After this was raised with The Times, they corrected the inaccurate headline online, and published a correction in print with an apology on Monday 16th January 2017 (pg 28).

MCB Community Dinner in London – March 2017

The Muslim Council of Britain is organising a Community Dinner to be held in Leyton, London on the evening of Friday 3rd March 2017 at 6.30pm. This is one of a number of dinners being held across different regions of the UK. Our aim is to bring together civic leaders, entrepreneurs, thinkers and ordinary citizens. These dinners will showcase the … Read More

MCB Internship Programme

Are you looking for a work placement or internship? Do you want to add valuable experience to your CV? Would you like to develop your professional skills? The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) offers short-term internships based in London for students or recent graduates Why work with MCB? MCB is the largest representative Muslim umbrella organisation in the UK with … Read More

Message of Condolence for the Passing of Late Pir Alauddin Siddiqui

6 February 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain extends its condolences to the family of Pir Alauddin Siddiqui who passed away in Birmingham on Friday, 3 February. His janaza (funeral prayer) at Birmingham’s Aston Park was among the largest ever held in the city, an indication of the connection he had established with his community, as a spiritual guide,  institution-builder … Read More

Record Number of Britons Show Solidarity with Muslims on Largest Ever #VisitMyMosque Day

5 February 2017 Record number of visitors share tea and biscuits with their Muslims neighbours on as third ‘Visit My Mosque’ Day comes to a close. Over 150 mosques across Britain opened their doors today for the third annual Visit My Mosque Day. With dozens if not hundreds reported to have attended each mosque, this could well be one of the largest attended open mosque … Read More

150+ Mosques to Open Doors on Visit My Mosque Day 2017

30 January 2017 Muslims around the country to invite neighbours and visit and explore this Great British institution Thousands of Britons are expected to visit the over 150 mosques participating in the third annual ‘Visit My Mosque’ Day on 5 February 2017.Mosques across the UK will be sharing tea and biscuits, alongside an insight into the day-to-day goings on of … Read More

Trump’s Muslim Ban: Time for our Government to Stand Up For British Values

29 January 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain condemns the Executive Order by US President Trump to initiate a ban on people from a select few Muslim majority countries. It calls on our British government to speak out much more forcefully and stand up for the British values it supposedly seeks from others. For all intents and purposes this is … Read More