Uighur Muslims suffer under China’s brutal crackdown

As more and more the horrific injustices meted out to the Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang come to light, it becomes more apparent that critical statements by the international community are not sufficient. The Muslim Association of Britain is deeply disturbed by the reports leaving China, and deplores such gross abuse of human rights. MAB is [...]

February 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Response to Telegraph’s attack on Muslim Scout groups

Following the Telegraph’s poor article on 21st January 2019 titled, “Second Scout volunteer suspended and more groups referred to police amid extremism concerns,” the Muslim Association of Britain wishes to affirm that it is first and foremost a British organisation and does not have any administrative, organisational or financial connection with any other, be it [...]

February 8th, 2019|0 Comments

MAB Youth launch Believe and Do Good 2019

The Muslim Association of Britain’s Youth department (MABY) in coordination with The Federation of Student Islamic Societies (FOSIS) would like to announce the annual Believe and Do Good (BADG) campaign. The campaign was first launched by FOSIS in 2015 and was joined by MAB Youth the following year. Since then it has grown quickly and [...]

February 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Telegraph continues smear campaign against Muslim groups

The Muslim Association of Britain notes the publication of an article in the Telegraph titled “Second Scout volunteer suspended and more groups referred to police amid extremism concerns”, which attempts to smear MAB along with a number of British Muslim scouting groups. While not the first time blatant falsehoods have been printed, the article above [...]

January 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: MAB welcomes APPG definition of Islamophobia

The Muslim Association of Britain welcomes the APPG for British Muslims’ landmark report which proposes a working definition of Islamophobia: "Islamophobia is rooted in racism, and is a type of racism that targets expressions of Muslimness or perceived Muslimness.” The proposed definition brings us closer to setting a consistent and coherent way to tackling Islamophobia, [...]

November 27th, 2018|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: MAB welcomes APPG definition of Islamophobia

MAB to hold funeral prayers in absentia for Jamal Khashoggi

In response to the call issued by Hatice Cengiz on Sunday for Muslims across the world to hold Janaza (funeral) prayers in absentia for her slain fiancé the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Muslim Association of Britain will be responding by calling on mosques throughout the country to hold these prayers in remembrance of Khashoggi [...]

November 12th, 2018|Comments Off on MAB to hold funeral prayers in absentia for Jamal Khashoggi

MAB supports National Demonstration Against Fascism and Racism

A number of organisations, unions and campaigners will be coming together in a national demonstration against the rise of fascism and racism on Saturday 17th of November in Central London. In its statement on October 29th, MAB raised its concern at the threat posed to society as far right narratives and politics, populism and racist [...]

November 7th, 2018|Comments Off on MAB supports National Demonstration Against Fascism and Racism

Rights of parents to educate their children on sex and relationships must not be undermined

The Muslim Association of Britain is following with great concern the government consultation on teaching sex and relationships education and PSHEE (Personal, Social, Health, Economic and Emotional) education in primary and secondary schools in the UK, which closes on Wednesday, 7th of November. While acknowledging that these topics are of paramount importance for the development [...]

November 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Rights of parents to educate their children on sex and relationships must not be undermined