MAB statement on Israel and Hamas ceasefire

A ceasefire is a moment of genuine relief for Palestinians who have lived without an iron dome for 11 days at the mercy of airstrikes. Now the cameras will be leaving Gaza, let's count what they are leaving behind; at least 232 dead Palestinians, including 58 children. Many of the 1,300 wounded Palestinians, will need [...]

May 21st, 2021|Comments Off on MAB statement on Israel and Hamas ceasefire

MAB statement on Israeli violence in Jerusalem

The Muslim Association of Britain is appalled at the brutality and fresh wave of violence enacted by the Israeli state against Palestinian residents of Jerusalem. Over the past weeks, Israeli forces have escalated their human rights abuses against Palestinians through threats of displacement from their homes, preventing them from accessing their places of worship, attacking [...]

May 8th, 2021|Comments Off on MAB statement on Israeli violence in Jerusalem

The Conservative party leadership is dragging its feet on Islamophobia & racism

The Conservative party leadership is dragging its feet on Islamphobia. Reports of refusal to publish the already limited and widely criticised inquiry into racism within the party adds to mounting evidence that the Conservative party has a problem with racism and especially Islamophobia. The Muslim former Chairwoman of the Conservative party, Baroness Warsi, has identified [...]

April 3rd, 2021|Comments Off on The Conservative party leadership is dragging its feet on Islamophobia & racism

Batley Grammar School; a call for engagement & consultation.

The incident at Batley Grammar School demonstrates the importance of engagement and consultation between parents and the school. We must ensure that the criteria for deciding on resources should be educational. It is well documented that Islamophobic rhetoric is on the rise and the use of pictures of Prophet Muhammad is deeply offensive to Muslims. [...]

March 26th, 2021|Comments Off on Batley Grammar School; a call for engagement & consultation.

UK puts profit over Human Rights

The Muslim Association of Britain is deeply disappointed with the outcome of the House of Commons vote to reject plans on the Genocide Amendment to the Trade Bill. This amendment would have allowed UK domestic courts to fill the gap in the international justice system, strengthening human rights advocacy and sending a powerful message to [...]

February 10th, 2021|Comments Off on UK puts profit over Human Rights

MAB Youth mark Believe and Do Good 2021

The Muslim Association of Britain’s Youth department (MABY) in coordination with The Federation of Student Islamic Societies (FOSIS) mark the beginning of the annual Believe and Do Good (BADG) 2021 campaign. Launched in 2015, Believe and Do Good is MABY’s flagship campaign. A competition of compassion that encourages youth to compete in acts of community [...]

February 1st, 2021|Comments Off on MAB Youth mark Believe and Do Good 2021

MAB congratulates newly elected MCB Secretary General Zara Mohammed

The Muslim Association of Britain would like to congratulate Zara Mohammed who was elected today, Sunday 31st January, to be the new Secretary General of Britain’s largest Muslim umbrella body, the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB). Zara, who was the former Assistant Secretary General for MCB, is the first woman (and the first Scot) in [...]

January 31st, 2021|Comments Off on MAB congratulates newly elected MCB Secretary General Zara Mohammed

Appointment of Shawcross final nail in Prevent’s Coffin

The appointment of William Shawcross to lead the independent review of the Prevent policy is deeply disturbing. Shawcross is a man whose troubling legacy has demonstrated that he would be more likely to amplify the targeting of British Muslims rather than address the issue of extremism in a constructive and positive manner. As director of [...]

January 28th, 2021|Comments Off on Appointment of Shawcross final nail in Prevent’s Coffin