[PR]: Muslim Schools top the National Progress Tables

Muslim Schools top the National Progress Tables Yesterday (19/1/2017), the government published its new Progress 8 measure of attainment, for the first time. The national tables showed that two state Muslim faith schools topped national tables for the biggest improvement in their pupils’ performance in GCSE exams this year. Tauheedul Islam girls’ high school in [...]

January 20th, 2017|Comments Off on [PR]: Muslim Schools top the National Progress Tables

Report: MAB Brexit Conference

MAB Conference: Muslims and Brexit: What Next? On the 28th of July 2016, the Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) organised a conference about the future of Muslims post-Brexit. The reason for this conference was to discuss the vision, predictions and analysis for the future. The event was hosted by Shazia Arshad and the guests speakers [...]

August 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Report: MAB Brexit Conference

Srebrenica Memorial Week: Remembering Srebrenica after 20 Years

  By Nijaz Hlivnjak  Follow: @NijazHlivnjak وَلَا تَقُولُوا لِمَن يُقْتَلُ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ أَمْوَاتٌ بَلْ أَحْيَاءٌ وَلَٰكِن لَّا تَشْعُرُونَ Our Lord says in the Holy Qur’an: "Do not say for those who are slain in the way of God: 'They are dead!'. No, (they are) alive but you (do) not perceive."   German Jewish intellectual Walter Benjamin, [...]

July 6th, 2015|Comments Off on Srebrenica Memorial Week: Remembering Srebrenica after 20 Years

Diverse and Strong Voices Emerging – 15,000 Stood Up to Racism and Fascism in the UK

Diverse and Strong Voices Emerging - 15,000 Stood Up to Racism and Fascism in the UK   By Mariam Amir Hassan   On Saturday 21st March in London, thousands of demonstrators joined hand-in-hand and firmly said "No!" to any form of racism: Islamophobia, Anti-Semitism, Fascism, etc. An estimated 15,000 people (compared to last year's 10,000) [...]

March 30th, 2015|Comments Off on Diverse and Strong Voices Emerging – 15,000 Stood Up to Racism and Fascism in the UK

The Future for Muslims in Britain Review

The Future for Muslims in Britain Review  By Anna Birawi On 11th March, Professor Tariq Ramadan, a prominent intellectual and Professor in Contemporary Islamic studies at Oxford University, and Dr Anas Altikriti, the Chairman of the Muslim Association of Britain and CEO of the Cordoba Foundation, came together in a panel discussion urging Muslims to embrace [...]

March 26th, 2015|Comments Off on The Future for Muslims in Britain Review

MCB makes a stance against UAE’s designation of Terrorist Organisations

MCB makes a stance against UAE’s designation of Terrorist Organisations The MCB National Council on 7 February 2015 at its first meeting since the UAE’s designation of the Muslim Association of Britain and Islamic Relief as terrorist organisations, resolves as follows: “The MCB National Council expresses its full support and solidarity with our affiliates the [...]

February 20th, 2015|Comments Off on MCB makes a stance against UAE’s designation of Terrorist Organisations

Je ne suis pas un hypocrite

By Dr. Omer El-Hamdoon The past few days have seen the world's attention being diverted to Paris. Gunmen stormed and killed 12 people in and around the vicinity of the Charlie Hebdo apartments. This was followed by another terrorist attack on a Jewish owned supermarket, resulting in the death of four more. Having been in [...]

January 12th, 2015|Comments Off on Je ne suis pas un hypocrite

Integration and Tolerance – The effects of Anti-Muslim protest in Germany

By Khalil Charles The Anti-Muslim demonstrations that have swept across Germany have brought waves of condemnation from counter-protestors who believe that the movement called PEGIDA is fanning the flames of racism, intolerance and xenophobia. The marches raise some important questions about attitudes towards Muslims and questions of integration and citizenship. Although, it is thought that [...]

January 7th, 2015|Comments Off on Integration and Tolerance – The effects of Anti-Muslim protest in Germany