The elected Shura Council met on 19th January and voted in Raghad Altikriti to be the new President. Altikriti previously served as the Vice President and Head of Media, having been involved with the organisation since its inception. Her historic election and incredible dedication to the organisation has long served as inspiration for many and [...]
MAB encourages Muslims to vote, raising awareness that Muslims make up over 10% of the local population in 40 political seats, and that their voice can be heard. It helps the Muslim community to be steadfast in their beliefs but also integrate with British society in general, raising awareness on how Muslims can stand up for their rights whilst integrating productively in the community. It has always opposed extremism, shown when it took control of Finsbury Park Mosque and expelled followers of the extremist cleric Abu Hamza.