Attack on New Zealand mosques leaves many Muslim worshippers dead

The Muslim Association of Britain is shocked and horrified at the mass shooting of worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. In what appears to be a coordinated attack at a time when Mosques are at their fullest, with Muslims attending to Friday prayers, many were killed and injured. Three men and a woman [...]

March 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Attack on New Zealand mosques leaves many Muslim worshippers dead

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|Comments Off on Home Office decision dangerous and shirks responsibility

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|Comments Off on Egyptian political executions an affront to human rights

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

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