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

Commemorating Srebrenica Genocide 23 Years On

11th July 2018 Twenty three years ago today more than 8000 Bosniak Muslim men and boys were systematically killed based on ethnic and religious grounds by Bosnian Serb forces under the rule of President Slobodan Milosevic and General Ratko Mladic. The genocide has been dubbed as the worst atrocity since the Second World War. Every year, further remains are found in mass … Read More

Eid Message 2018 – From the Secretary General

On behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a joyous Eid. After spending a month fasting and much reflection, we have been blessed with such an opportunity to renew our sense of purpose, and re-evaluate our values of gratitude and charity. My colleagues and I have attended many iftar events across the UK, … Read More

Prime Minister and London Mayor Take Part in Visit My Mosque day

18 February 2018 Prime Minister Theresa May, Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London and Andy Street joined tens of thousands of visitors at over 200 open mosques today. Over 200 mosques across the UK opened their doors to their neighbours of all faiths and none on 18 February as part of Visit My Mosque day, facilitated by the Muslim Council … Read More

#VisitMyMosque 2018 Press Conference Launch

On Thursday 15th February, the Muslim Council of Britain held a press conference with the Al-Manaar Centre (MCHC) in Kensington. The press conference was held to provide information and an update on the national Visit My Mosque Day initiative and how other mosques across the UK are also positively shaping the future of their local communities for the better, such as Al … Read More

90% of people haven’t been inside a mosque – change that this weekend!

13 February 2018                 Most Britons know very little about Muslims as over 200 mosques open their doors on 18 February A YouGov Poll commissioned by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has found that almost 70% of Britons hadn’t seen the inside of another faith’s place of worship, and almost 90% hadn’t … Read More

Launch Event: Visit My Mosque Day 2018

7 February 2018                 Open Doors, Open Mosques, Open Communities Over 200 mosques across the UK are getting set to open their doors on 18 February as part of Visit My Mosque Day 2018 with the aim of building more bridges between communities. An official launch event for press and media will be held on 15 … Read More

MCB stands in solidarity with KSIMC of Birmingham, Clifton Road after sectarian statements were found inside mosque

On 5th November 2017, the MCB was notified about sectarian statements found inside KSIMC of Birmingham on Clifton Road, which is an affiliate of the MCB. A similar incident took place on 25 October 2017 where posters with similar messages were placed around the centre. The MCB does not tolerate any sectarianism or division made against any Muslim communities. We were in touch with the Mosque … Read More

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

Muslim Emergency Response Unit: Update on Support Available to Victims & Families of Grenfell Tower Fire

16 June 2017 Following the tragic event of the Grenfell Tower Fire on Wednesday 14th June an Emergency Muslim Response Unit has been coordinated with British Muslim charities and the local authorities to help to provide much needed support to the victims and families affected. Below are listed essential services for families affected, to access:   INFORMATION POINTS FOR AFFECTED … Read More