Charity Law, Governance & Regulation Seminar

In an increasingly regulated environment, and with greater expectations of charitable community institutions from multiple stakeholders, there is a need for mosques, community centres and charities generally to pursue and maintain the highest standards in their operations and management, from an ethical and legal point of view. This program will be chaired by Ifath Nawaz, a Senior Consultant Solictor and … Read More

Conservatives Must Not Give Bigotry a Free Pass in Europe

13 September 2018 The Muslim Council of Britain today expressed its concern that Conservative Party MEPs almost unanimously supported far-right leader Viktor Orban in a crunch vote in the European parliament yesterday. The Conservative Party were only governing party to support the far-right in this vote. Mr Orban has a track record on bigotry. He has whipped up prejudice and … Read More

Islamic New Year – Muharram, 1440

          Today, 11th September 2018, Muslims all over the world welcomed in the Islamic New Year, which begins with the first day of the month of Muharram. This month is one of the four sacred months mentioned in the Holy Qur’an, and marks the significant journey (Hijra) made by the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) from Makkah to … Read More

Manchester Community Gala Dinner

Join the Muslim Council of Britain at our first gala dinner in the great city of Manchester with our chief guests Afzal Khan MP and Mary Robinson MP. Network with professionals, business and community leaders from all walks of life and hear about the amazing work that the MCB is doing across the country in promoting and fostering good relations … Read More

Solidarity With Sikh Community After Fire at Gurdwara

On 29 August 2018, the Secretary General of the MCB, Harun Khan, wrote to Mr Ravgeet Singh, Head of the Sikh Council UK to express solidarity after the Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha Gurdwara in Edinburgh was affected by a fire set on the doors and surrounding brickwork. In the letter he wrote, “We strongly condemn this discriminatory attack on a Sikh … Read More

Eid Mubarak! August 2018/Dhul Hijjah 1439

Assalamu Alaikum, This month is a sacred month of pilgrimage where Muslims from all over the world congregate for Hajj. The simple attire worn by pilgrims expresses the equal status of all mankind before God, and strips away all distinctions of wealth, status, class and culture. It is this very same equality that we all strive to live by, where no … Read More

Shock after Two Mosques in Birmingham Attacked with Catapults

17 August 2018 The Muslim Council of Britain is deeply concerned after two mosques in Birmingham were hit with catapults yesterday, 16 August. It has been reported that police officers were called to Masjid Qamarul Islam mosque in Small Heath, at about 10pm on Wednesday night, and then the Al-hijrah mosque, a half a mile away, around 20 minutes later. … Read More

THE IMPACT OF BORIS JOHNSON’S COMMENTS THIS WEEK

11 August 2018 Since Boris Johnson’s Islamophobic remarks comparing Muslim women who wear the niqab to robbers and letterboxes, his words have had a negative and potentially dangerous effect on Muslim women and Muslims generally. On LBC radio, a Muslim woman recounted her experience of being abused on the street and mocked by being compared to a letterbox. A Muslim … Read More