The Murder of Jo Cox; a Blatant Terrorist Attack on the Streets of Britain

The Muslim Association of Britain (MAB), along with numerous organisations and public figures, believes that the murder of Jo Cox MP was an act of terrorism that must be described as such. Following the shock that swept over the nation on Thursday amid the brutal shooting and stabbing of Jo Cox in front of her [...]

June 20th, 2016|Comments Off on The Murder of Jo Cox; a Blatant Terrorist Attack on the Streets of Britain
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7/7 and Srebrenica: Tolerance Must Prevail

7/7 and Srebrenica: Tolerance Must Prevail   By Omer El-Hamdoon, President of the Muslim Association of Britain Follow: @Omer_Elhamdoon This year is a commemorative year. July is a commemorative month. Today marks the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 London bombings. A disgusting and evil attack on British soil, by those who lived and nurtured in [...]

July 6th, 2015|Comments Off on 7/7 and Srebrenica: Tolerance Must Prevail
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Srebrenica Memorial Week: Remembering Srebrenica after 20 Years

  By Nijaz Hlivnjak  Follow: @NijazHlivnjak وَلَا تَقُولُوا لِمَن يُقْتَلُ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ أَمْوَاتٌ بَلْ أَحْيَاءٌ وَلَٰكِن لَّا تَشْعُرُونَ Our Lord says in the Holy Qur’an: "Do not say for those who are slain in the way of God: 'They are dead!'. No, (they are) alive but you (do) not perceive."   German Jewish intellectual Walter Benjamin, [...]

July 6th, 2015|Comments Off on Srebrenica Memorial Week: Remembering Srebrenica after 20 Years
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David Cameron’s Speech on Extremism

DAVID CAMERON SPEECH ON EXTREMISM Published: Friday 19th June 2015 10:00 Mr Mohammed Shafiq Chief Executive of the Ramadhan Foundation comments: "The Prime Minister's speech on security and extremism today is another indication of the wrong strategy and the neocon agenda which this government has adopted.  British Muslims reject terrorism and the brutality of ISIS, [...]

June 19th, 2015|Comments Off on David Cameron’s Speech on Extremism
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ISIS in the UK: Pig-headed racism and British policy

By Mohammad Kozbar Shamima Begum, 15, Amira Abase, 15, and Kadiza Sultana, 16, left on a flight to Turkey to join up with Islamic State in February   Every time the issue of young British Muslims going to Syria is raised, the same question is asked by both the media and the government: [...]

April 14th, 2015|Comments Off on ISIS in the UK: Pig-headed racism and British policy
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Diverse and Strong Voices Emerging – 15,000 Stood Up to Racism and Fascism in the UK

Diverse and Strong Voices Emerging - 15,000 Stood Up to Racism and Fascism in the UK   By Mariam Amir Hassan   On Saturday 21st March in London, thousands of demonstrators joined hand-in-hand and firmly said "No!" to any form of racism: Islamophobia, Anti-Semitism, Fascism, etc. An estimated 15,000 people (compared to last year's 10,000) [...]

March 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Diverse and Strong Voices Emerging – 15,000 Stood Up to Racism and Fascism in the UK
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The Future for Muslims in Britain Review

The Future for Muslims in Britain Review  By Anna Birawi On 11th March, Professor Tariq Ramadan, a prominent intellectual and Professor in Contemporary Islamic studies at Oxford University, and Dr Anas Altikriti, the Chairman of the Muslim Association of Britain and CEO of the Cordoba Foundation, came together in a panel discussion urging Muslims to embrace [...]

March 26th, 2015|Comments Off on The Future for Muslims in Britain Review
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Stand Up to Racism and Fascism National Demonstration Saturday 21 March – Event supported by MAB

NATIONAL DEMO AGAINST RACISM & FASCISM Saturday 21 March Assemble 12pm BBC Portland Place, Central London, W1A 1AA Organised by Stand Up To Racism After the #ParisShootings – no to the Islamophobic backlash across Europe! From Ferguson to London #BlackLivesMatter! We say: - No to scapegoating immigrants - No to Islamophobia - No to anti-Semitism [...]

March 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Stand Up to Racism and Fascism National Demonstration Saturday 21 March – Event supported by MAB