Mourning Judge Khurshid Drabu CBE

20 April 2018 The Muslim Council of Britain today mourns the passing of Judge Khurshid Drabu CBE, a pillar of the organisation and the Muslim community. To Him We Belong and to Him we Return. Khurshid Drabu was one of the UK’s most influential and senior Muslim activists. He served as the Muslim Council of Britain’s Constitutional Advisor and chair of … Read More

Leave.EU Pretends to Fight Anti-Semitism by Deploying Islamophobia

Yesterday the Leave.EU campaign chose to publish a shocking tweet scapegoating Muslims. Supposedly put out to fight against anti-semitism, the tweet instead deployed Islamophobic tropes to garner support.   In response, the Muslim Council of Britain’s Secretary general has issued the following letter to the Leave.EU campaign. Liz Bilney CEO Leave.EU Lysander House, Catbrain Lane, Cribbs Causeway, Bristol BS10 7TQ … Read More

MCB encourages mosques to recruit more women with launch of development programme

7 March 2018 Programme launched to support upcoming female leaders into trustee and managerial roles Mosques across the UK are being urged to recruit more women into trustee and managerial roles by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) at an event today on 7 March marking International Women’s Day. The event sees the launch of the ‘Women in Mosques Development Programme’, a … Read More

Prime Minister and London Mayor Take Part in Visit My Mosque day

18 February 2018 Prime Minister Theresa May, Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London and Andy Street joined tens of thousands of visitors at over 200 open mosques today. Over 200 mosques across the UK opened their doors to their neighbours of all faiths and none on 18 February as part of Visit My Mosque day, facilitated by the Muslim Council … Read More

90% of people haven’t been inside a mosque – change that this weekend!

13 February 2018                 Most Britons know very little about Muslims as over 200 mosques open their doors on 18 February A YouGov Poll commissioned by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has found that almost 70% of Britons hadn’t seen the inside of another faith’s place of worship, and almost 90% hadn’t … Read More

Launch Event: Visit My Mosque Day 2018

7 February 2018                 Open Doors, Open Mosques, Open Communities Over 200 mosques across the UK are getting set to open their doors on 18 February as part of Visit My Mosque Day 2018 with the aim of building more bridges between communities. An official launch event for press and media will be held on 15 … Read More

Darren Osborne Terrorism Verdict: Time to Take Islamophobia Seriously

1 February 2018 The Muslim Council of Britain today welcomed the guilty verdict passed on Darren Osborne, convicted of murder and attempted murder after driving a van into a group of Muslims near a north London mosque in a terrorist attack. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said: “The scenes we witnessed last summer were the … Read More