Annual General Meeting 2017

The Muslim Council of Britain held its twentieth Annual General Meeting on 15th July 2017 at the Muath Trust in Birmingham. The attendance comprised about 180 delegates of affiliates and observers, getting together for an opportunity to receive reports from office bearers, provide comments and seek further information on MCB’s work, as well as hear from distinguished speakers including Wadah … 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

After Finsbury Park: Worrying Hate Crime Incidents in the Past few Weeks

4 July 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today highlights the shocking spate of hate crimes against Muslims in the past few weeks. In particular, two Muslim cousins suffered an acid attack in east London, leaving their faces disfigured for life. The police are treating the attack as a hate crime. We’ve also heard of how a machete-wielding man shouted … Read More

Terror Attack on Worshippers Leaving Prayers at Finsbury Park

19 June 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain today condemned what is widely being described as a terror attack that has taken place at Finsbury Park in London. The incident took place outside the Muslim Welfare House on Seven Sisters Road, not the nearby Finsbury Park Mosque. According to eye witness accounts and videos taken after the incident, it appears … Read More

Over 130 Imams & Religious Leaders from diverse backgrounds refuse to perform the funeral prayer for London attackers in an unprecedented move

5 June 2017 Imams and religious leaders from across the country and a range of schools of thought have come together to issue a public statement condemning the recent terror attack in London and conveying their pain at the suffering of the victims and their families. In an unprecedented move, they have not only refused to perform the traditional Islamic … Read More

Press Conference: London Bridge Attack

4 June 2017 The Muslim Council of Britain held a press conference to discuss and speak out against the London Bridge attack. The following is a statement from Harun Khan, Secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain:   Ladies and gentlemen, Thank you for attending at such short notice. As you can see, we have Muslim community representatives from … Read More

If you see it, report it

Muslim communities have been unequivocal in reporting threats of extremism and terrorism. We must continue to do so. If you suspect any terrorism, call 999 or the confidential police anti-terrorist hotline 0800 789 321. or go online: https://gov.uk/report-terrorism  

London Bridge Attack: Muslim Council of Britain Response

4 June 2017 Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain has issued the following statement after the terrorist incident in London: “I am appalled and angered by the terrorist attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market, in my home city. These acts of violence were truly shocking and I condemn them in the strongest terms. Muslims everywhere … Read More

We Muslims can’t combat the poison of terrorism alone

(Published in The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/23/muslims-cant-combat-poison-terrorism-alone/) By Harun Khan, Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Britain The attack on the Manchester Arena last night was callous, horrific and barbarous. That the perpetrator or perpetrators targeted an event attended by children and young people only underscores the savagery of this incident. As a parent I look on with horror, and shudder at the thought of those … Read More

Manchester Attack: Muslim Council of Britain Statement

23 May 2017 Following the attack on Manchester Arena last night, Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, issued the following statement: “My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. I understand teenagers and children have been caught up in what the police has confirmed to be a terrorist attack. This is horrific, this … Read More