Ramadan Reminder #2 | Ramadan; an important juncture to attain piety

This article was translated from Arabic REMINDER #2                 Ramadan; an important juncture to attain piety By Ustath Ali Sadreddine Al-Bayanouni (Abu Anas)* Every year, the month of Ramadan comes and goes while many remain ignorant of the meaning of this blessed month. Many do not receive it [...]

May 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Ramadan Reminder #2 | Ramadan; an important juncture to attain piety

Ramadan Reminder #1 | To the fasting…a greeting

This article was translated from Arabic REMINDER #1 By Ustath Zuheir Salim* To the fasting…a greeting Ramadan is upon you… Prophet Muhammed (pbuh) used to announce to his companions the arrival of Ramadan as one would announce great news, and he would say: “The month of Ramadan is upon you; a blessed month in which Allah [...]

May 17th, 2018|Comments Off on Ramadan Reminder #1 | To the fasting…a greeting

Ramadan and Exams

This is a useful paper prepared by the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), who have worked with Imams, Islamic scholars, experts, Muslim chaplains in the education sector and leaders to produce this information for school and college leaders to use to initiate discussions with Muslim students on how best they can fulfill their Islamic [...]

May 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on Ramadan and Exams

May local elections; change starts from here

As nearly half of the country prepares for the local council elections on Thursday 3 May 2018, the opportunity to have a say in all that concerns our local communities approaches. These elections give residents the chance to vote for the council they believe will represent them, act on local concerns and improve local services and facilities. Increasingly, [...]

May 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on May local elections; change starts from here

The Syrian people continue to suffer

As Western governments finally make a move for the first time in seven years against the Assad regime, while it continues to pelt Eastern Ghouta alongside its Russian ally, the Muslim Association of Britain’s thoughts remain with the people of Syria. For seven years, the people of Syria have been subjected to the brutality of [...]

April 14th, 2018|Comments Off on The Syrian people continue to suffer

UK crime spirals as government police cuts continue

A spate of attacks across the capital saw six stabbings on Thursday in the space of 90 minutes as violence continues to rise in the country impacting countless communities, is cause for significant concern to MAB. The numbers of attacks have soared in Britain’s capital this year, with 51 killed so far this year; 22 [...]

April 7th, 2018|Comments Off on UK crime spirals as government police cuts continue

50 years on from MLK assassination; the struggle for civil rights continues

This week saw the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. A modern-day remarkable visionary who promoted civil rights through nonviolence and who, along with others including Malcolm X, virtually changed the course of history for America and had an indelible impact on the West overall. Yet, 50 years [...]

April 6th, 2018|Comments Off on 50 years on from MLK assassination; the struggle for civil rights continues

A Message to the Muslim Community on the ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ threat

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم   Dear Sisters and Brothers, السلام عليكم ورحمة الله Assalamu Alaykum wa Rahmatullah wa Barakatuh Since the repugnant letter titled ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ appeared at some doorsteps a few weeks ago, many have been commenting on the authenticity of the threat and the measures that need to be taken by [...]

April 1st, 2018|4 Comments