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

MAB welcomes suspension of Conservative Party members

The Muslim Association of Britain welcomes the suspension of a number of members of the Conservative party, due to Islamophobia, as a result of the BBC’s actions. We hope that the party takes appropriate swift action against these suspensions and that an independent inquiry into Islamophobia within the party follows as a whole. Former MEP [...]

September 20th, 2019|Comments Off on MAB welcomes suspension of Conservative Party members

MAB calls for government to reverse suspension of Parliament

This week's decision by Prime Minister Boris Johnson is a direct attack on the very basis of the democratic foundations of this country. The prorogation of Parliament will mean that the government will not be held accountable or scrutinised and that elected Parliamentarians will have their powers suspended. By doing this, the Prime Minister is [...]

August 30th, 2019|Comments Off on MAB calls for government to reverse suspension of Parliament