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|1 Comment

President of MAB to lead Friday prayers prior to anti-Trump march

The Muslim Association of Britain is pleased to announce that its, President Dr. Anas Altikriti, will be leading the Friday prayers on the 13th of July in Cavendish Gardens prior to the national protest against the UK visit of President Donald Trump. The Friday sermon will address Trump's impact on social relations and communities throughout [...]

July 11th, 2018|Comments Off on President of MAB to lead Friday prayers prior to anti-Trump march

Attack in Finsbury Park; one year on

Today marks one year since the Finsbury Park terrorist attack occurred, in which a van drove into a crowd of worshippers leaving night prayers at the Muslim Welfare House and Finsbury Mosque during Ramadan. This atrocious attack resulted in the tragic death of Makram Ali and the injury of nine others. A minute silence was [...]

June 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Attack in Finsbury Park; one year on

Telegraph’s inflammatory column hides Islamophobia behind dog-whistling

In one of the oldest tricks in the books, Ed Husain has chosen to dismiss the overwhelming evidence that has come to light on Islamophobia within the Conservative Party and to attack instead the Labour Party and Muslim organisations in an extremely poor article published in the Telegraph (6th of June; Jeremy Corbyn is pitting Britain's [...]

June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Telegraph’s inflammatory column hides Islamophobia behind dog-whistling

A serious case of Islamophobia within the Conservative Party

Last Thursday, the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) called for the Conservative party to launch an urgent inquiry into Islamophobia within its ranks, highlighting ten Islamophobic incidents among Conservative councillors, MPs and prospective candidates that took place within a two-month period. The Muslim Association of Britain supports the calls made by the MCB and urges [...]

June 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on A serious case of Islamophobia within the Conservative Party

“The Experience of Muslim Students” report, makes for grim reading

One in 3 Muslim students have experienced Islamophobic abuse, while female students who wore religious garments, such as the hijab, jilbab and niqaab, showed higher levels of concern about their safety, according to a National Union of Students (NUS) report released today. The Muslim Student’s survey was launched in November 2017 by the NUS Women’s [...]

March 19th, 2018|Comments Off on “The Experience of Muslim Students” report, makes for grim reading

March Against Islamophobia

This Saturday 17th March, thousands of people will march through the streets of London, Cardiff, Glasgow and many other European cities united against racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. This could not come at a more important time. The outrageous "punish a Muslim day" letter recently sent to homes across the country as well as a number [...]

March 14th, 2018|Comments Off on March Against Islamophobia