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

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

Westminster Attack: Call for Solidarity and Prayer

23 March 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today commended the Metropolitan Police and the leadership of our Prime Minister and the Mayor of London as they reacted to the attack on Westminster yesterday. The MCB condemned the attack yesterday and today Secretary General, Harun Khan will join thousands of Londoners, including Muslims, as they converge on Trafalgar Square this … Read More

Westminster Attack

22 March 2017 We are shocked and saddened by the incident at Westminster. We condemn this attack and while it is still too early to speculate on the motives, our thoughts and prayers are for the victims and those affected. We pay tribute too to the police and emergency services who handled this with bravery. The Palace of Westminster is … Read More

Call for Scholarships – Applications to Oxford University

Aziz Foundation Scholarship at the University of Oxford: Developing Public Policy Practitioners from British Muslim Communities   The Aziz Foundation is pleased to announce it is offering a Masters scholarship at Regent’s Park College, Oxford for the 2017-18 academic year. The scholarship offers a unique opportunity for an exceptional student actively engaged in British Muslim communities and interested in how the needs of … Read More

ICBI COURSE: Dynamic Community Development

MCB ‘Institutional Capacity Building Initiative’ (ICBI) presents: Dynamic Community Development A workshop on how your organisation can effectively assess needs and organise resources to transform your communities and have an impact. _____________________________________________________________ Saturday 1 April 2017 | 2-6pm MCB Office Board Room | E1 _____________________________________________________________ Book your place Book your place Topics & Speakers: Mamoon Al-Azami – The What and … Read More

Headscarf/Religious Symbol Ban in Work Places by European Court of Justice

14 March 2017 After today’s ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) which allows employers to ban the wearing of visible religious symbols, such as headscarves and other religious signs, the Muslim Council of Britain issued this statement: It is a sad day for justice and equality.  At a time when populism and bigotry are at an all-time high, … Read More

MCB Community Dinners – Leicester and Birmingham

Two Upcoming MCB Dinners Leicester Community Dinner Date: Friday 31st March 2017 Time: 6.30 Venue: Memon Centre 7 Abbotsford Road Leicester LE5 4DA Book your tickets here. Birmingham Community Dinner Date: Friday 5th May 2017 Time: 6.30 Venue: Al Miraj Banqueting Suites 11-29 Wordsworth Rd, Birmingham B10 0ED These events have kindly been sponsored by HHUGS.