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

Islamophobia

What is Islamophobia? In our reporting, Islamophobia includes when someone or something is targeted, discriminated against or excluded in any way, due to their/its actual or perceived Muslim identity. It also includes prejudice that promotes fear against Muslims and Islam. To see further information about Islamophobia, see the 1997 Runnymede report – Islamophobia: A Challenge for us all   Islamophobia Awareness Month – … Read More

North London Mosque Hosts First Ever Blood Donation Day

Wood Lane Islamic Centre Stanmore Opens Doors to Give Blood London – November 07, 2017: Regular and new blood donors alike from Stanmore, will join people from across North London and surrounding areas on Sunday 12 November to give blood for the first ever donation session at the Husaini Islamic Centre on Wood Lane. It is important to donate during … Read More

MCB stands in solidarity with KSIMC of Birmingham, Clifton Road after sectarian statements were found inside mosque

On 5th November 2017, the MCB was notified about sectarian statements found inside KSIMC of Birmingham on Clifton Road, which is an affiliate of the MCB. A similar incident took place on 25 October 2017 where posters with similar messages were placed around the centre. The MCB does not tolerate any sectarianism or division made against any Muslim communities. We were in touch with the Mosque … Read More

Upcoming Mosques Conference

Our Mosques Our Future #morethanaprayerspace A one day conference organised by the Muslim Council of Britain The first mosque in history – the Prophetic Mosque in the city of Medina – was a space where people came together not only in ritual worship but also as families and as a community. It also played a vital role in interfaith work, … Read More

Cardiff University Research on Charity Giving

This research aims to document the contribution that British Muslims make to society via charitable giving. The research objectives are to capture key motivations behind charitable giving and the extent to which British-Muslims value and relate to charitable organisations and their activities. The research is being conducted in close collaboration with the Islamic Banking & Finance Centre (IBFC) with the … Read More

Imam & Teacher Vacancy – PIETY

Job No: IM001/2017 Wage: £18,000.00 to 35,000.00 per year Hours: Full Time Location: Plymouth UK Duration: Negotiable Closing date: 25/11/2017 Description Plymouth Islamic Education Trust (PIETY) is looking for a full time Minister of Religion/Imam (Following only Qur’an and Sunna). The Imam must be Hafizul Quran (Quran to memory), highly qualified and well experienced in Islamic Law with substantial knowledge of Quran, … Read More

‘My Faith, My Inspiration’ – MAB National Convention 2017

The inspirational talks will be delivered by innovative thinkers and influential doers who come from a variety of backgrounds. It will truly be a place where our audience will benefit from coming together as bright ideas will be shared about Islam and Muslims. It will also provide stories of inspiration as stories of achievements are shared. In addition, the Convention … Read More

We Are Recruiting!

The Muslim Council of Britain is recruiting for three new roles! Events Co-ordinator To oversee all aspects of event planning and management for community dinners and supporting the MCB Community Engagement Manager for other events. View full job description Deadline: 00:00 Sunday 19th November 2017 To Apply: Send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] _________________________________________________________________________ Media Monitoring Manager … Read More