UK crime spirals as government police cuts continue

A spate of attacks across the capital saw six stabbings on Thursday in the space of 90 minutes as violence continues to rise in the country impacting countless communities, is cause for significant concern to MAB. The numbers of attacks have soared in Britain’s capital this year, with 51 killed so far this year; 22 [...]

April 7th, 2018|Comments Off on UK crime spirals as government police cuts continue

[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

PR – Another bombing campaign will not help the people of Syria

The Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) is gravely concerned over government proposals to engage Britain in a military campaign in Syria. Whilst not questioning the existential threat and danger posed by the nihilistic Daesh (ISIS) who have taken control of certain areas within Iraq and Syria, a bombing campaign - however intensive - is never [...]

November 29th, 2015|Comments Off on PR – Another bombing campaign will not help the people of Syria

Muslims in UK Politics

Muslims in Britain have participated in many political processes - from the activist grassroots levels to higher political ones. This section begins with Muslim MP's and moves on to mention journalists, campaigners, community leaders who have all left their 'political fingerprints' in society and contributed positively across the UK. Members of Parliament The 2017 UK [...]

July 18th, 2015|Comments Off on Muslims in UK Politics

Muslims in Interfaith Work

Most interfaith organisations are registered as members at the Inter Faith Network (for the United Kingdom). On their ‘about us’ section; they have grown from 60 founding members in 1987 to more than hundreds. The list of interfaith organisations can be found here. Its mission, vision and values can be read here. Muslims in Britain [...]

July 9th, 2015|Comments Off on Muslims in Interfaith Work

Mosques in Britain

As far back as 1860, Britain's first mosque was recorded in the register of religious sites, at 2 Glyn Rhondda Street, Cardiff, Wales. Nearly three decades later, Britain’s first mosque was established as the Liverpool Muslim Centre, by Imam Abdullah Quilliam in 1889. At the same time, the first purpose built mosque was erected at Woking in Surrey, known as [...]

June 29th, 2015|Comments Off on Mosques in Britain

David Cameron’s Speech on Extremism

DAVID CAMERON SPEECH ON EXTREMISM Published: Friday 19th June 2015 10:00 Mr Mohammed Shafiq Chief Executive of the Ramadhan Foundation comments: "The Prime Minister's speech on security and extremism today is another indication of the wrong strategy and the neocon agenda which this government has adopted.  British Muslims reject terrorism and the brutality of ISIS, [...]

June 19th, 2015|Comments Off on David Cameron’s Speech on Extremism