Beirut Explosion: A human tragedy leaves 300,000 homeless

  The explosion that rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, has caused utter devastation throughout this important metropolis, rendering hundreds dead, thousands wounded and hundreds of thousands homeless. As the investigation into the causes for the explosions continues, it is crucial that countries and nations across the world commit to assisting the people of [...]

August 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Remembering the victims of the Srebrenica genocide and Bosnian War

This year marks twenty-five years since the Srebrenica genocide, the worst war crime to take place on European soil since the Second World War. While the international community looked on, over 8000 mostly Bosniak Muslim men and boys were systematically executed, simply because of their faith. It is estimated that over 10,000 women, the majority [...]

July 9th, 2020|Comments Off on Remembering the victims of the Srebrenica genocide and Bosnian War

Israel’s illegal annexation of Palestinian land; a violation of human rights

The Muslim Association of Britain calls upon the UK government to take immediate and decisive action to stop the Israeli government’s imminent illegal annexation of Palestinian land. With Israel pushing forward with plans to unilaterally annex almost a third of the occupied West Bank, shamelessly taking advantage of the global preoccupation with COVID-19, the Palestinians [...]

July 1st, 2020|Comments Off on Israel’s illegal annexation of Palestinian land; a violation of human rights

The Killing of George Floyd and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, said: “Allah Almighty said: O my servants, I have forbidden injustice for myself and I have forbidden it among you, so do not oppress one another.  [Muslim]  The Muslim Association of Britain is appalled at the callous murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officers [...]

June 1st, 2020|Comments Off on The Killing of George Floyd and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

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