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

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

More lives claimed by far-right terrorism

Paired with the recent attempted-bombing of dozens of prominent political figures in the US, the disgraceful attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh US marks yet another instance of far-right violence. The attack appears to be a targeted and deliberate crime of hate against the Jewish community by a man with a history [...]

October 29th, 2018|Comments Off on More lives claimed by far-right terrorism

Another attack on Muslim worshippers

Late Tuesday night, a car was reported to have hit a group of worshipers outside the Hussaini Association in Cricklewood in North London, injuring a number of individuals, before fleeing the scene. From reports and eyewitness testimonies confirming Islamophobic insults and slurs by the passengers of the suspected vehicle, there is a strong possibility that [...]

September 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Another attack on Muslim worshippers

Best wishes to UK students receiving A-level results today

Today, A-level students across the country have been receiving their results and determining what their next steps will be. The Muslim Association of Britain would like to extend its warmest congratulations to all students on this day. The results achieved are a culmination of dedication and study, and this milestone in a student's journey should [...]

August 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Best wishes to UK students receiving A-level results today