Finsbury Park Attack – One Year On

19 June 2018 A year ago today, Darren Osbourne, a far right sympathiser hired a rented van to deliberately drive into Muslim worshippers outside the Muslim Welfare House as they finished their prayers,  killing 51 year old Makram Ali and injuring 12 other worshippers in a devastating terror attack. Our solidarity, prayers and thoughts are with the victims and their families at this difficult time. … Read More

Ramadan Message from the Secretary General

Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah, Muslims the world over will be welcoming Ramadan this evening. On behalf of the Muslim Council of Britain, I would like to wish you all a very blessed Ramadan. Ramadan is a month when Muslims strive to immerse themselves in the remembrance of God and reading of the Qur’an, many attending night prayers in mosques. It … Read More

Mourning Judge Khurshid Drabu CBE

20 April 2018 The Muslim Council of Britain today mourns the passing of Judge Khurshid Drabu CBE, a pillar of the organisation and the Muslim community. To Him We Belong and to Him we Return. Khurshid Drabu was one of the UK’s most influential and senior Muslim activists. He served as the Muslim Council of Britain’s Constitutional Advisor and chair of … Read More

Leave.EU Pretends to Fight Anti-Semitism by Deploying Islamophobia

Yesterday the Leave.EU campaign chose to publish a shocking tweet scapegoating Muslims. Supposedly put out to fight against anti-semitism, the tweet instead deployed Islamophobic tropes to garner support.   In response, the Muslim Council of Britain’s Secretary general has issued the following letter to the Leave.EU campaign. Liz Bilney CEO Leave.EU Lysander House, Catbrain Lane, Cribbs Causeway, Bristol BS10 7TQ … Read More

MCB encourages mosques to recruit more women with launch of development programme

7 March 2018 Programme launched to support upcoming female leaders into trustee and managerial roles Mosques across the UK are being urged to recruit more women into trustee and managerial roles by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) at an event today on 7 March marking International Women’s Day. The event sees the launch of the ‘Women in Mosques Development Programme’, a … Read More