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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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

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

PRESS RELEASE | MAB welcomes the investigation into Boris Johnson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Muslim Association of Britain welcomes the decision of the leadership of the Conservative Party to investigate Boris Johnson over his deeply troubling article. We now hope to see the wider issue of Islamophobia within the party addressed via an inquiry. President of MAB Anas Altikriti said, "The decision to investigate Mr [...]

August 9th, 2018|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE | MAB welcomes the investigation into Boris Johnson

Conservative Party must confront its Islamophobia problem

The Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) is following with extreme concern the ongoing discussion surrounding the Conservative Party and its apparently endemic problem with Islamophobia. For years now, prominent figures within the party have warned against the rise of a clearly Islamophobic narrative amid seemingly intentional disregard for the gross impact this has on the [...]

August 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Conservative Party must confront its Islamophobia problem