Eid Message 2018 – From the Secretary General

On behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a joyous Eid. After spending a month fasting and much reflection, we have been blessed with such an opportunity to renew our sense of purpose, and re-evaluate our values of gratitude and charity. My colleagues and I have attended many iftar events across the UK, … Read More

Reception and Dinner in Honour of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim

Dato’ Sri Anwar Ibrahim,  was guest of honour at a (iftar) dinner jointly hosted by the Muslim Council of Britain, the East London Mosque Trust and Think Forum held at the London Muslim Centre in Whitechapel, on Sunday 10th June 2018. He is a leader of the Pakatan Harapan coalition, which recently won the nation’s general election, leading to the … Read More


The Muslim Council of Britain is launching a new website to develop our media monitoring work. If you would like to pitch for this project, please email f.hanif@mcbrestore.org.uk. You will then be provided with the specifications within 2 working days (if not sooner) – we are looking for final proposals by the end of June. Background: Misreporting about Islam and Muslims is contributing … Read More

Telegraph Letter on Tory Islamophobia

9 June 2018 After an article was published in the Daily Telegraph (6 June) attacking the MCB for calling for an inquiry into Islamophobia in the Conservative Party, the MCB sent the letter below which has been published in the Telegraph today: Tory Islamophobia SIR – Last week we highlighted the problem of Islamophobia in the Conservative Party. Rather than … Read More

Attend the MCB’s 21st AGM!

Join the Muslim Council of Britain at its Annual General Meeting on Sunday 8th July, in London – an opportunity to witness an election, network with organisations and individuals from across the UK and be informed of the ongoing projects of the MCB! MCB Affiliates have been sent a documentation pack by post, including the AGM Programme.  Please complete the delegate forms and return … Read More

Call for Candidates – CLOSED

* * *  CLOSED  ON 22nd MAY * * *  Election Commissioner Khalid Sofi has extended the closing date of the CALL FOR CANDIDATES seeking to stand for the  Secretary General and Deputy Secretary General positions of the Muslim Council of Britain, 2018-2020. Submissions must be made by 10 pm, Monday 21st May.11_5_2018_ Call for Candidates SG DSG

Gaza Massacre: Muslim Council of Britain condemns mass killing of protestors

14 May 2018 The Muslim Council of Britain today condemned the massacre of Palestinian civilians protesting the move of the United States embassy to Jerusalem, and the expulsion of Palestnians from their homes 70 years ago. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said: “Civilians took to the streets to protest against the move by the US … Read More

British Muslim Heritage – Panel Discussion – 10th May

‘British Muslim Heritage’ was a seminar hosted by the MCB ReDoc (Research & Documentation) committee on 10 May 2018 exploring the role of documenting heritage of mosques and Muslim communities. A brief event summary is given below.   Sadiya Ahmed, Founder of Everyday Muslim Sadiya gave an overview of the challenges faced by a Muslim archiving activist in placing the … Read More

MCB 21st AGM – Call for Candidates

Every two years the MCB appoints its office-bearers: a Secretary General (SG), a Deputy Secretary General (DSG), a Treasurer, three Assistant Secretary Generals (ASGs) and a Deputy Treasurer. The SG and DSG for the 2018-2020 term will be directly elected by affiliates’ delegates on Sunday 8th July at the MCB’s 21st Annual General Meeting in East London, insha Allah. Elections … Read More