As hundreds of New Zealand Muslims were observing their Friday prayers in the city of Christchurch, a self-confessed far-right racist entered Al-Noor mosque and opened fire for several minutes leaving behind no less than 30 dead and several wounded. At the same time, another gunman attacked Linwood Mosque to the east of the city killing [...]
Over the past 17 years the Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) has been successful in bringing together British Muslims from diverse backgrounds to work towards common objectives and proactively participate in British society. MAB has also been at the forefront of engaging with the wider community and was particularly instrumental in working with members of the anti-war movement, civic society and human rights organisations to help raise awareness of important issues across the world. MAB provided a broad platform whereby the voices of British people could be heard and served as a stepping stone for ordinary people to make positive contributions. Alongside these activities, MAB has provided opportunities for tarbiyah (education) and networking, which has been especially beneficial for those Muslims living in some of the smaller communities around the UK.