Ratko Mladic Sentencing – Justice Prevails

22 November 2017 Today Ratko Mladlic, ‘The Butcher of Bosnia,’ has been sentenced to life imprisonment, more than 20 years after the Srebrenica genocide in 1995 where more than 7,000 Bosniak Muslim men and boys were roundly gathered and executed. Srebrenica has been dubbed the greatest atrocity on European soil since the Second World War. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the … Read More

MCB stands in solidarity with KSIMC of Birmingham, Clifton Road after sectarian statements were found inside mosque

On 5th November 2017, the MCB was notified about sectarian statements found inside KSIMC of Birmingham on Clifton Road, which is an affiliate of the MCB. A similar incident took place on 25 October 2017 where posters with similar messages were placed around the centre. The MCB does not tolerate any sectarianism or division made against any Muslim communities. We were in touch with the Mosque … Read More

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