New Zealand terrorist massacre driven by hate and Islamophobia

As hundreds of New Zealand Muslims were observing their Friday prayers in the city of Christchurch, a self-confessed far-right racist entered Al-Noor mosque and opened fire for several minutes leaving behind no less than 30 dead and several wounded. At the same time, another gunman attacked Linwood Mosque to the east of the city killing [...]

March 15th, 2019|Comments Off on New Zealand terrorist massacre driven by hate and Islamophobia

Attack on New Zealand mosques leaves many Muslim worshippers dead

The Muslim Association of Britain is shocked and horrified at the mass shooting of worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. In what appears to be a coordinated attack at a time when Mosques are at their fullest, with Muslims attending to Friday prayers, many were killed and injured. Three men and a woman [...]

March 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Attack on New Zealand mosques leaves many Muslim worshippers dead

MAB commemorates International Women’s Day with some of its inspirational Muslim women

Dr Nihal Abosaif Nihal Abosaif is a Consultant acute physician in Birmingham Heart of England, NHS Trust, in Birmingham. She specialises in General Medicine, Acute Medicine, Kidney Disease and Stroke Medicine On discussing her achievements and obstacles, Dr Nihal said: "I have been working as a consultant for the last 12 years in different parts [...]

March 8th, 2019|Comments Off on MAB commemorates International Women’s Day with some of its inspirational Muslim women

Hundreds of mosques across the UK open their doors to the public

More than 250 mosques across the UK, from Inverness to Cornwall, will today be opening their doors to their neighbours of all faiths and no faith as part of the fifth annual Visit My Mosque Day. The national initiative, which was conceived in 2015 by the Muslim Council of Britain, builds upon decades of interfaith [...]

March 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Hundreds of mosques across the UK open their doors to the public

Home Office decision dangerous and shirks responsibility

The decision by the Home Office to strip Shamima Begum of her British citizenship is dangerous and sets a deeply problematic precedence. With this decision, the Home Office has effectively created a two tier system, sending an alarming message to all ethnic minority Britons that there are two classes and that their British citizenship is [...]

February 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Home Office decision dangerous and shirks responsibility

Egyptian political executions an affront to human rights

The Muslim Association of Britain condemns in no uncertain terms the mass executions carried out in Egypt today, Wednesday the 20th February. Nine young men, all tried in farcical court hearings for trumped up charges, were executed in one of the most obscene acts of the regime’s campaign to wipe out all forms of dissent. [...]

February 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Egyptian political executions an affront to human rights

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|Comments Off on Uighur Muslims suffer under China’s brutal crackdown

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|Comments Off on Response to Telegraph’s attack on Muslim Scout groups