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 Relief Vacancies

Grants Manager – Iraq http://www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us/international-programmes/grants-manager/ Deadline:  8th December Learning an Development Coordinator (MENA region) http://www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us/the-islamic-relief-academy/learning-and-development-co-ordinator-mena-region/ Deadline: 11th December Webmaster http://www.islamic-relief.org.uk/about-us/vacancies/ Deadline: 13th December 2016 Donor Care Administrative Assistant http://www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us/fundraising-middle-east-emerging-markets/donor-care-administrative-assistant/ Deadline: 15th December 2016. Head of Programmes – Iraq http://www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us/international-programmes/head-of-programmes-iraq-4/ Deadline: 15th December Regional Desk Coordinator – Middle East and Eastern Europe http://www.islamic-relief.org/work-with-us/international-programmes/regional-desk-coordinator-middle-east-eastern-europe-maternity-cover/ Deadline is 20th December 2016 Programme and Grants … Read More

Casey Integration Review: Muslim Council of Britain’s Initial Response

5 December 2016 Today the long awaited review on integration by Dame Louise Casey has been published. Though the review has already been championed by those who pursue a divisive agenda and a hostile attitude towards Muslims, the Muslim Council of Britain will carefully consider the details of Dame Louise’s findings and offer a substantive response. In the meantime, Harun … Read More

BBC2 Documentary ‘Muslims Like Us’

The BBC will be airing a programme entitled ‘Muslims Like Us’ on Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th December. We look forward to the airing of the programme, Muslims Like Us. It will be an opportunity for the rest of the nation to have an inside view of the broad diversity of Muslims living in the UK and that we are all … Read More

New poll finds Muslims are more politically engaged and share national concerns

01 December 2016 The Policy Exchange has published a new report where it once again has sought to de-legitimise the Muslim Council of Britain. The report utilises a poll commissioned from ICM, but we are struck by the lengths the report has taken to misrepresent what are otherwise promising results. Poll findings The Muslim Council of Britain consistently looks for  … Read More

Faith Leaders unite in passionate call for UK Government to get aid into East Aleppo

London, 28 November 2016 A broad group of 15 UK faith leaders have come together to urge the UK government to take immediate action to deliver aid to civilians in besieged Aleppo. The plea—from Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and Sikh faith leaders—comes as humanitarian organisations warn that supplies of food and medicine are running out in East Aleppo. The … Read More

Sentencing of Far Right Terrorist Thomas Mair

24 November 2016 Thomas Mair has been sentenced for life for the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox. Jo was a passionate campaigner and activist, who worked tirelessly and spoke up for the disadvantaged. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the MCB said, “Jo was a cherished member of our society. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jo Cox’s’ family, her … Read More

Ustadh Saleem Kayani

21 November 2016 The MCB is saddened to learn of the demise of the distinguished Qur’anic scholar Muhammad Saleem Kayani. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’iun.       Ustadh Saleem passed away on 19th November, at his home in North London, aged 82. He had devoted his life to Islamic causes, first in Pakistan, and from 1970, in Britain, … Read More

Amazon Advert – A Touching Story of a Vicar and Imam

The Muslim Council of Britain was pleased to advise Amazon on their TV advert entitled ‘Different but the same’ which was first aired on 16th November 2016. The advert  told a touching story of friendship between a Vicar and an Imam, and the spirit of giving. The advert was well-received by the public and projected a much-needed message of building … Read More

Concerns Raised About Election of New US President

9 November 2016 Following the election of Mr Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain issued the following statement: “The people of the United States have clearly spoken and I congratulate Mr Trump”. “There is however, a justifiable concern about his election. It is hugely worrying that … Read More

AGM Randeree Scholarship – Developing Leadership Capacity in the British Muslim Community

The AGM Randeree Scholarship offers a unique opportunity for intelligent individuals who are actively engaged in the British Muslim community to develop their leadership capabilities. It has been established to support those with leadership potential to enhance their intellectual reach through study at one of the world’s leading universities, and to nurture their leadership capacity through mentoring and a 4-6 … Read More