British National travelling for Hajj? Live Q&A – Monday 22 Sept

Find out about the help and support available to you. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) will be holding a Twitter Q&A session on Monday 22nd September. Join the live Twitter Q&A hour, to have your questions answered. Date: Monday, 22 September 2014 Time:11am to 12pm (UK Time) Send questions to @ukinsaudiarabia twitter account using#HajiUK (Focus will be on queries on supporting … Read More

Campaign Launched to Treat Gaza’s Severely Wounded Children in UK

5 August 2014 #SaveGazaKids With at least 300 children and adolescents killed in Gaza by the Israeli Defence Force in the last month, a new campaign has been launched today to treat in the UK those children in desperate need of medical treatment. Because of the seven year siege, and current onslaught, Gaza lacks medical supplies, equipment and expertise. Today, … Read More

British Muslims Urge Prime Minister to Act on Gaza

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1 August 2014 Over a 100 community leaders, activists, business leaders and scholars from across the British Muslim community* put their name to a joint letter to David Cameron urging the Government to act decisively to stop the indiscriminate slaughter of Palestinians. The civilian casualties are increasing daily, with over 1,400 dead women, children and men. The letter represents a consensus view from … Read More

The Muslim Council of Britain Responds to Peter Clarke’s “Trojan Horse” Letter Report

The Muslim of Council of Britain welcomes the Education Secretary Nicola Morgan’s assurance that the government supports ‘the right of Muslim parents to be involved in their children’s schools and their commitment to take leading roles in public life.’ The Education Secretary was responding to the latest report issued by Peter Clarke, who was asked to investigate Birmingham schools following … Read More

Islamic New Year 1438

30 September 2016 In welcoming the Islamic New Year 1438, the Secretary General of the MCB, Harun Khan said, “The first Islamic year commenced with the migration of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) from his home in Makkah to a new city following persecution. We pray for every refugee who has fled their home in recent times, fleeing from persecution and … Read More

Mosques Across the Country Open Doors for Life Saving Training

On Saturday 24th September, mosques across the UK opened their doors to thousands of people as part of the British Islamic Medical Association’s (BIMA) Lifesavers project. This collaboration with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) is now in its third year, and involved hundreds of Muslim healthcare professionals volunteering to transform 35 mosques into public … Read More

Horrific Attack on Pregnant Muslim Woman Resulting in Loss of Baby

14 September 2016 The Muslim Council of Britain is disturbed to hear of the horrific attack on a pregnant woman which resulted in the loss of her baby. The 34-year-old woman, who has been described as of Middle Eastern appearance and wearing a headscarf, was shopping in a branch of the Co-op in Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, when she was approached by … Read More

Eid on the Wharf – 2016!

Date: 30 September 2016 (6 pm til late) Venue: Clifford Chance LLP, 10 Upper Bank Street, London, E14 5JJ Audience: 250+ London city professionals The eagerly anticipated annual Association of Muslim Lawyers’ (AML) and Clifford Chance Eid on the Wharf event is set to take place on the evening of Friday 30th September 2016. As always this will be a … Read More

British Muslims Join Global Hajj Pilgrimage, Celebrate Eid on Monday

            9 September 2016 Thousands of Britons have joined millions of Muslims as they mark the annual pilgrimage of the Hajj at the holy city of Makkah this weekend. The pilgrimage, a religious obligation on all practising Muslims at least once in their life, concludes with the festival of Eid al-Adha which Muslims all over … Read More

MCB E-Newsletters

  Issue 24: August 2016 – Op-ed on young people, New leadership team, Tackling Radicalisation Issue 23: July 2016 – Meet the New Head of MCB, Solidarity with Refugees, Condemning Terrorist Attacks, Tackling Hate Crime, Chilcot Report Issue 22: June 2016 – Over 100 Incidents of Hate Crime Post Referendum, Istanbul Attack, Meeting with IPSO, Debate on Prevent Issue 21: … Read More