MAB condemns curtailing of the right to protest

The Muslim Association of Britain condemns recent statements made by politicians in the UK following student protests at LSE where the Israeli ambassador to the UK, Tzipi Hotovely, was speaking. The protest was described as “antisemitic” by Home Secretary Priti Patel and the police are currently investigating the incident. This is one of the clearest [...]

November 12th, 2021|0 Comments

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Historic motion on Palestine passes at Labour Party Conference 2021

The Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) welcomes the passing of a motion at the Labour Party conference that condemns Israel as an Apartheid state. The motion, voted through by delegates to the conference, commits the Labour party to implementing sanctions against Israel, including ceasing UK-Israel arms trade and boycotting trade with illegal Israeli settlements. Delegates [...]

October 1st, 2021|Comments Off on Historic motion on Palestine passes at Labour Party Conference 2021

Remembering Grenfell

It’s been four years since I woke up to a thick acrid smoke clogging the city, as Grenfell Tower burnt all night and into the hours of the morning. There are some things that are impossible to forget, and the scorched building smoldering against the blue skyline, a building so familiar from my childhood, is [...]

June 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Remembering Grenfell

MAB Statement on the Anniversary of Grenfell

Four years ago we all watched the horror of the Grenfell Tower fire unfold before our eyes. What makes this anniversary more damming is the fact that the that this time last year, there were still 2,000 high-risk residential buildings with dangerous cladding in England according to the Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG) Select [...]

June 14th, 2021|Comments Off on MAB Statement on the Anniversary of Grenfell

MAB Statement to the G7 on Palestine

The G7 is meeting in the UK. These are countries who on the record say they are committed to upholding ‘the rules-based international order’. Adherence to international law is a fundamental part of this order. It is also accepted that if any country is exempted from international law, it is permission for all others to [...]

June 10th, 2021|Comments Off on MAB Statement to the G7 on Palestine

MAB statement on Israel and Hamas ceasefire

A ceasefire is a moment of genuine relief for Palestinians who have lived without an iron dome for 11 days at the mercy of airstrikes. Now the cameras will be leaving Gaza, let's count what they are leaving behind; at least 232 dead Palestinians, including 58 children. Many of the 1,300 wounded Palestinians, will need [...]

May 21st, 2021|Comments Off on MAB statement on Israel and Hamas ceasefire

MAB statement on Israeli violence in Jerusalem

The Muslim Association of Britain is appalled at the brutality and fresh wave of violence enacted by the Israeli state against Palestinian residents of Jerusalem. Over the past weeks, Israeli forces have escalated their human rights abuses against Palestinians through threats of displacement from their homes, preventing them from accessing their places of worship, attacking [...]

May 8th, 2021|Comments Off on MAB statement on Israeli violence in Jerusalem