Consultations and Submissions

Our recent submissions on various consultations can be seen below: June 2018 – Submission to the Joint Committee on Human Rights and the Counter Terrorism and Border Security Bill 5 June 2018 – Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper 8 June 2018 – Islamophobia Working Definition – APPG on Islamophobia 12 June 2018 – Death Certification Reforms – Government Response   … Read More

OPEN TENDER: MEDIA MONITORING WEBSITE

The Muslim Council of Britain is launching a new website to develop our media monitoring work. If you would like to pitch for this project, please email [email protected] You will then be provided with the specifications within 2 working days (if not sooner) – we are looking for final proposals by the end of June. Background: Misreporting about Islam and Muslims is contributing … Read More

Telegraph Letter on Tory Islamophobia

9 June 2018 After an article was published in the Daily Telegraph (6 June) attacking the MCB for calling for an inquiry into Islamophobia in the Conservative Party, the MCB sent the letter below which has been published in the Telegraph today: Tory Islamophobia SIR – Last week we highlighted the problem of Islamophobia in the Conservative Party. Rather than … Read More

Call for Candidates – CLOSED

* * *  CLOSED  ON 22nd MAY * * *  Election Commissioner Khalid Sofi has extended the closing date of the CALL FOR CANDIDATES seeking to stand for the  Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General positions of the Muslim Council of Britain, 2018-2020. Submissions must be made by 10 pm, Monday 21st May.11_5_2018_ Call for Candidates SG DSG

Support ‘Fostering Friday’, 25th May

The Muslim Foster Network has designated  Friday 25th May, 9th Ramadan, as a day of action to raise awareness of the need for Muslim Foster carers . The Fostering Network estimates that 8,100 new foster families are needed in the next 12 months alone.  These will include families for  Muslim children, many  of whom are unaccompanied refugee children. Due to … Read More

Ramadan Message from the Secretary General

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah, Muslims the world over will be welcoming Ramadan this evening. On behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a very blessed Ramadan. Ramadan is a month when Muslims strive to immerse themselves in the remembrance of God and reading of the Qur’an, many attending night prayers in mosques. It … Read More

Gaza Massacre: Muslim Council of Britain condemns mass killing of protestors

14 May 2018 The Muslim Council of Britain today condemned the massacre of Palestinian civilians protesting the move of the United States embassy to Jerusalem, and the expulsion of Palestnians from their homes 70 years ago. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said: “Civilians took to the streets to protest against the move by the US … Read More