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

MAB Youth mark Believe and Do Good 2021

The Muslim Association of Britain’s Youth department (MABY) in coordination with The Federation of Student Islamic Societies (FOSIS) mark the beginning of the annual Believe and Do Good (BADG) 2021 campaign. Launched in 2015, Believe and Do Good is MABY’s flagship campaign. A competition of compassion that encourages youth to compete in acts of community [...]

February 1st, 2021|Comments Off on MAB Youth mark Believe and Do Good 2021

MAB congratulates newly elected MCB Secretary General Zara Mohammed

The Muslim Association of Britain would like to congratulate Zara Mohammed who was elected today, Sunday 31st January, to be the new Secretary General of Britain’s largest Muslim umbrella body, the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB). Zara, who was the former Assistant Secretary General for MCB, is the first woman (and the first Scot) in [...]

January 31st, 2021|Comments Off on MAB congratulates newly elected MCB Secretary General Zara Mohammed

Appointment of Shawcross final nail in Prevent’s Coffin

The appointment of William Shawcross to lead the independent review of the Prevent policy is deeply disturbing. Shawcross is a man whose troubling legacy has demonstrated that he would be more likely to amplify the targeting of British Muslims rather than address the issue of extremism in a constructive and positive manner. As director of [...]

January 28th, 2021|Comments Off on Appointment of Shawcross final nail in Prevent’s Coffin

Tighter curtailment of French Muslim’s freedoms

Macron’s calls for a charter of 'republican values,' and French interior minister Gérald Darmanin's latest comments, is a continuation of France's rhetoric in further curtailing freedom of speech and expression of French Muslims. A discourse that only further alienates and ostracises French Muslims for expressing their faith. At a time when President Macron should be [...]

November 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Tighter curtailment of French Muslim’s freedoms

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