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

Tighter curtailment of French Muslim’s freedoms

Macron’s calls for a charter of 'republican values,' and French interior minister Gérald Darmanin's latest comments, is a continuation of France's rhetoric in further curtailing freedom of speech and expression of French Muslims. A discourse that only further alienates and ostracises French Muslims for expressing their faith. At a time when President Macron should be [...]

November 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Tighter curtailment of French Muslim’s freedoms

Unabashed Islamophobia by world leaders

This past week, Muslims in Europe and elsewhere were subject to a number of attacks from political and religious figures who ought to know better. While the US and Europe are engaged in serious reflection and conversations concerning race, The Muslim Association of Britain finds it outrageous that the French President should deliver a lecture [...]

October 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Unabashed Islamophobia by world leaders

Far-right terrorist attack in Western Germany claims many lives

The Muslim Association of Britain expresses its deepest condolences to the victims of the terrorist attack in Hanau in Western Germany. Our thoughts go out to those affected and their families. As reports continue to filter through and as more evidence is gathered the German authorities have said that the perpetrator expressed far-right views and [...]

February 20th, 2020|Comments Off on Far-right terrorist attack in Western Germany claims many lives

Conservative Party must reassure and allay minority fears

The Muslim Association of Britain would like to - once again - reiterate its call for more inclusive and open politics moving forward in the wake of the general election results. Earlier in the year, MAB flagged its concern at the threat posed to society as far right narratives and politics have taken centre stage [...]

December 15th, 2019|Comments Off on Conservative Party must reassure and allay minority fears

MAB welcomes suspension of Conservative Party members

The Muslim Association of Britain welcomes the suspension of a number of members of the Conservative party, due to Islamophobia, as a result of the BBC’s actions. We hope that the party takes appropriate swift action against these suspensions and that an independent inquiry into Islamophobia within the party follows as a whole. Former MEP [...]

September 20th, 2019|Comments Off on MAB welcomes suspension of Conservative Party members

Appeal | MAB Islamophobia Campaign

Dear Brothers and Sisters, members and friends of MAB, Assalamu Alaykum This is an appeal to all of you to provide support and help to MAB’s campaign to fight Islamophobia and expose its manifestation throughout society. As all of you will realise, Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hatred is one of the greatest challenges faced by not [...]

June 27th, 2019|Comments Off on Appeal | MAB Islamophobia Campaign

MAB congratulates NUS president and welcomes adoption of Islamophobia definition

The Muslim Association of Britain would like to congratulate Zamzam Ibrahim, the newly elected President of the National Union of Students (NUS), who steps into the role at a challenging time for students everywhere. Having served as Vice President of Society & Citizenship, Ibrahim will now represent over 7 million students across the UK. Ibrahim’s [...]

April 10th, 2019|Comments Off on MAB congratulates NUS president and welcomes adoption of Islamophobia definition