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

Parsons Green Attack

15 September 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today condemned the attack on a train in Parsons Green in London. The police have confirmed this to be a terrorist-related incident and it is quite clear that it was intended to cause significant harm. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said: “It appears that once again Londoners … Read More

Visit My Mosque 2018 launches at Houses of Parliament Prize Giving Event

14 September 2017 Several MPs celebrated the launch of Visit My Mosque Day 2018 yesterday at a Prize Giving event hosted at Speaker’s House, Houses of Parliament by the kind permission of the Speaker, Rt Hon John Bercow MP. Building upon the most recent Visit My Mosque Day in February 2017 – which saw over 150 mosques across the UK … Read More

Rohingya Crisis: Muslim Council of Britain Calls for Firmer Action From Our Government

8 September 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today called on the government to move ‘beyond tepid statements of concern’ and be more pro-active in saving the Burma’s Rohingya community from further persecution, ethnic cleansing and genocide. Described as the most ‘persecuted minority on earth’, Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim community have endured mass murder – including of women and children – rape … Read More

Eid Mubarak! August 2017/Dhul Hijjah 1438

Asalaamu Alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh, On behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a joyous Eid. Eid al-Adha represents the dedication and sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim, peace be upon him, in following a command of God. I pray that the dedication of Muslims around the UK and across the globe will also be … Read More

MCB Partners with Bank of England for Town Hall Events

        On 4th August 2017, the Muslim Council of Britain organised an event in partnership with the Bank of England, who have embarked on a series of regional Town Hall events across the UK to engage a broad range of society and improve public understanding of their role. The event was held in Leicester which was attended … Read More

Hajj pilgrims urged to be aware of MERS-CoV advice

The following is advice from Public Health England: PHE and NaTHNaC remind pilgrims to refer to the health and travel advice for Hajj and Umrah. 4th August 2017 Public Health England (PHE) and the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) are reminding Hajj pilgrims to be aware of the risk of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the … Read More

Letter to The Times on Kemp’s Article on War Service Men/Women

3rd August 2017 Today The Times published the Muslim Council of Britain’s response to an extraordinary article by Richard Kemp who casts a dark shadow of suspicion on Muslims serving in our nation’s armed forces, even though a Northern Irish, Catholic man has been convicted of terrorism. Our original letter can be seen below: SIR – Even though a Northern … Read More

Incitement of Islamophobic Hatred Against East London Mosque

26 July 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today spoke out against hatred against its affiliate, the East London Mosque, which was subject to hateful and untrue placards carried at the Pride march earlier in July. Amongst the slogans is a fabricated statement against the East London Mosque and, as such, makes it subjected to further violent attacks. Members belonging … Read More