Muslims Make Joint Declaration to Fight Climate Change

18th August 2015 The Islamic Climate Declaration released today calls on 1.6 billion Muslims to work towards phasing out fossil fuel use, as a religious duty to fight climate change. It also calls on all leaders and politicians to do their part for a better future for all. In common with all the Abrahamic faiths, Islam considers mankind to be … Read More

‘Prayer for Peace’ – Interfaith Iftar Events

On the eve of the tenth anniversary of 7/7, on 6th July 2015, the Muslim Council of Britain will hold a national peace iftar (breaking of fast) at the Islamic Cultural Centre, Regent’s Park from 1930. Muslims will be joined by faith leaders in this united act of solidarity. In this event, the MCB hopes to convene friends from Muslim and interfaith communities who … Read More

Friday Sermon to Remember Victims of Terrorism

Following a terrible week of Daesh-inspired violence, and in the run-up to the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 London Bombings, the Muslim Council of Britaintomorrow a sermon of peace. At Friday prayers, imams will be urged to discuss the anniversary and the week’s events, reminding people ‘that these killers do not respect the sanctity of life as laid down in … Read More

BISCA – British Imams & Scholars Contributions & Achievements Awards

There are many Imams and Scholars within our British society who quietly and steadfastly contribute to making it better and prosperous for all. Without these pillars of our community and the work that they do daily, we would not be able to accomplish our collective goals and achieve our vision for a more inclusive, vibrant and diverse British society. As … Read More

We Need Tough, Evidence-Based Counter-Terrorism Strategies

23rd March 2015 Responding to the Home Secretary’s speech today, the Muslim Council of Britain issued the following statement: “Over the years, Muslims in Britain have spoken out against terrorism with one voice. Not only do such acts sully the faith the perpetrators claim to speak for, they also ruin lives within Muslim communities. We have consistently argued that the … Read More

Visit My Mosque: British Muslim Centres of Worship Open Doors to Public

On Sunday 1st February 2015, the Muslim Council of Britain will be organising a national #VisitMyMosque day, where British mosques will open their doors to the general public. Mosques will be sharing tea and refreshments alongside an insight into the day-to-day goings on of a busy Muslim centre of worship. Members of the community are there to get to know … Read More

To Defend Our Beloved Prophet, Let Us Exemplify His True Ideals Say Imams

Following the shocking murders in Paris, condemned by Muslims all over the world, and subsequent moves to depict the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ once again, Imams from the UK and abroad have come together to issue the following advice to those concerned about the depiction. 1.    For Muslims, love of the Prophet ( ﷺ peace be upon him) is a NECESSARY part … Read More

MCB Congratulates Those Named in 2015 Honours List

The Muslim Council of Britain would like to congratulate all those extraordinary  individuals recognised in the 2015 New Year’s Honours List. The honours system recognises people who have committed themselves to serving and helping Britain, and who have made achievements in public life. 74% of the recipients this year are people who have undertaken outstanding work in their communities either … Read More