Eid Mubarak from the Muslim Council of Britain

June 2017 Harun Khan,Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain offers his Eid al-Fitr greetings for 2017. In his Eid message he says   “In this month, as we sought Allah’s blessings, we have also faced some serious challenges as British Muslims and, indeed, as a nation. We have endured four terror attacks, the latest directed at Muslims themselves. … Read More

Terror Attack on Worshippers Leaving Prayers at Finsbury Park

19 June 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today condemned what is widely being described as a terror attack that has taken place at Finsbury Park in London. The incident took place outside the Muslim Welfare House on Seven Sisters Road, not the nearby Finsbury Park Mosque. According to eye witness accounts and videos taken after the incident, it appears … Read More

Muslim Emergency Response Unit: Update on Support Available to Victims & Families of Grenfell Tower Fire

16 June 2017 Following the tragic event of the Grenfell Tower Fire on Wednesday 14th June an Emergency Muslim Response Unit has been coordinated with British Muslim charities and the local authorities to help to provide much needed support to the victims and families affected. Below are listed essential services for families affected, to access:   INFORMATION POINTS FOR AFFECTED … Read More

Mosques share thousands of free meals in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox this Ramadan

14 June 2016 Thousands of British Muslims are sharing free meals this Ramadan with their neighbours of all faiths and none, including many as part of the Great Get Together campaign. Hundreds of public fast opening events at mosques and Islamic centers are taking place across the UK – including many under the Great Get Together campaign this weekend on … Read More

Muslim Votes Appear to Have Made a Difference at this General Election

The Muslim Council of Britain reveals how in 39 key constituencies, Muslim communities may have had an impact. 9 June 2017 Analysis by the Muslim Council of Britain reveals the strength of Muslim communities coming out to vote at the general election yesterday. This follows earlier analysis by the Muslim Council of Britain which identified 16 constituencies where the impact of … Read More

Over 130 Imams & Religious Leaders from diverse backgrounds refuse to perform the funeral prayer for London attackers in an unprecedented move

5 June 2017 Imams and religious leaders from across the country and a range of schools of thought have come together to issue a public statement condemning the recent terror attack in London and conveying their pain at the suffering of the victims and their families. In an unprecedented move, they have not only refused to perform the traditional Islamic … Read More

London Bridge Attack: Muslim Council of Britain Response

Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain has issued the following statement after the terrorist incident in London: “I am appalled and angered by the terrorist attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market, in my home city. These acts of violence were truly shocking and I condemn them in the strongest terms. Muslims everywhere are outraged and … Read More

Manchester Attack: Muslim Council of Britain Statement

23 May 2017 Following the attack on Manchester Arena last night, Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, issued the following statement: “My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. I understand teenagers and children have been caught up in what the police has confirmed to be a terrorist attack. This is horrific, this … Read More

Muslim Communities Call for Fairness not Favours as Party Manifestos are Published

17 May 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today launched a list of 8 key issues affecting Muslim communities, together with its election document “Fairness not Favours” and a draft Friday sermon to support Imams who wish to encourage their congregations to get involved in the political process. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, called on … Read More