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

Far-right terrorist attack in Western Germany claims many lives

The Muslim Association of Britain expresses its deepest condolences to the victims of the terrorist attack in Hanau in Western Germany. Our thoughts go out to those affected and their families. As reports continue to filter through and as more evidence is gathered the German authorities have said that the perpetrator expressed far-right views and [...]

February 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Far-right terrorist attack in Western Germany claims many lives

Messages from MAB’s newly-elected President

Raghad Altikriti was elected to be the new President in a historic unprecedented move on January 18th. Please find below a short video from Raghad delivering a few important messages.   https://youtu.be/l0UKf6ym-so   Muslim Association of Britain 11th February 2020   Note to editors: For further information, interviews or enquiries, please contact the MAB [...]

February 11th, 2020|1 Comment

Oscar nominations for two documentaries highlight Syrian plight

The world celebrated the Oscars last night and two Syrian documentary films which shed light on the humanitarian cost of the Syrian conflict were nominated. The films - For Sama and The Cave - allowed a brief insight into the daily hell endured by Syrians as war continues to rage and tear their county apart, while the [...]

February 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Oscar nominations for two documentaries highlight Syrian plight

The Muslim Association of Britain elects its first female President

The elected Shura Council met on 19th January and voted in Raghad Altikriti to be the new President. Altikriti previously served as the Vice President and Head of Media, having been involved with the organisation since its inception. Her historic election and incredible dedication to the organisation has long served as inspiration for many and [...]

January 21st, 2020|2 Comments

Conservative Party must reassure and allay minority fears

The Muslim Association of Britain would like to - once again - reiterate its call for more inclusive and open politics moving forward in the wake of the general election results. Earlier in the year, MAB flagged its concern at the threat posed to society as far right narratives and politics have taken centre stage [...]

December 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Conservative Party must reassure and allay minority fears

TRUMP NOT WELCOME

Donald Trump is coming to London in December for the NATO Heads of State summit, and he will surely try to meddle with the elections. On Tuesday 3rd December, the Queen will be hosting a reception for NATO leaders at Buckingham Palace. Last year MAB alongside hundreds of British groups, associations and campaigns held a [...]

November 29th, 2019|Comments Off on TRUMP NOT WELCOME

Chief Rabbi’s comments a disservice to real change

The Muslim Association of Britain is deeply concerned by the comments made by Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis on Monday where he actively encouraged the British public to turn away from a particular political party at the next General Election on the 12th of December. In choosing to highlight one party and disregard the very problematic [...]

November 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Chief Rabbi’s comments a disservice to real change