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The Conservative party leadership is dragging its feet on Islamophobia & racism

The Conservative party leadership is dragging its feet on Islamphobia. Reports of refusal to publish the already limited and widely criticised inquiry into racism within the party adds to mounting evidence that the Conservative party has a problem with racism and especially Islamophobia. The Muslim former Chairwoman of the Conservative party, Baroness Warsi, has identified [...]

April 3rd, 2021|0 Comments

Batley Grammar School; a call for engagement & consultation.

The incident at Batley Grammar School demonstrates the importance of engagement and consultation between parents and the school. We must ensure that the criteria for deciding on resources should be educational. It is well documented that Islamophobic rhetoric is on the rise and the use of pictures of Prophet Muhammad is deeply offensive to Muslims. [...]

March 26th, 2021|0 Comments

UK puts profit over Human Rights

The Muslim Association of Britain is deeply disappointed with the outcome of the House of Commons vote to reject plans on the Genocide Amendment to the Trade Bill. This amendment would have allowed UK domestic courts to fill the gap in the international justice system, strengthening human rights advocacy and sending a powerful message to [...]

February 10th, 2021|Comments Off on UK puts profit over Human Rights

Unabashed Islamophobia by world leaders

This past week, Muslims in Europe and elsewhere were subject to a number of attacks from political and religious figures who ought to know better. While the US and Europe are engaged in serious reflection and conversations concerning race, The Muslim Association of Britain finds it outrageous that the French President should deliver a lecture [...]

October 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Unabashed Islamophobia by world leaders

Remembering the victims of the Srebrenica genocide and Bosnian War

This year marks twenty-five years since the Srebrenica genocide, the worst war crime to take place on European soil since the Second World War. While the international community looked on, over 8000 mostly Bosniak Muslim men and boys were systematically executed, simply because of their faith. It is estimated that over 10,000 women, the majority [...]

July 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Remembering the victims of the Srebrenica genocide and Bosnian War

Israel’s illegal annexation of Palestinian land; a violation of human rights

The Muslim Association of Britain calls upon the UK government to take immediate and decisive action to stop the Israeli government’s imminent illegal annexation of Palestinian land. With Israel pushing forward with plans to unilaterally annex almost a third of the occupied West Bank, shamelessly taking advantage of the global preoccupation with COVID-19, the Palestinians [...]

July 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Israel’s illegal annexation of Palestinian land; a violation of human rights

The Killing of George Floyd and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, said: “Allah Almighty said: O my servants, I have forbidden injustice for myself and I have forbidden it among you, so do not oppress one another.  [Muslim]  The Muslim Association of Britain is appalled at the callous murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officers [...]

June 1st, 2020|Comments Off on The Killing of George Floyd and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Innocent civilians killed as racist mobs attack peaceful protests in India

We are deeply concerned at the recent developments in Delhi, India. At least 20 innocent civilians have lost their lives after protest sit-ins against the racist anti-muslim citizenship law were attacked by supporters of the ruling BJP party. Over the course of the past 24 hours Muslims in the capital, their properties and places of [...]

February 26th, 2020|Comments Off on Innocent civilians killed as racist mobs attack peaceful protests in India