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|1 Comment

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|1 Comment

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|1 Comment

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

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|Comments Off on MAB Youth launch Believe and Do Good 2019

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|1 Comment

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