What is Islamophobia? In our reporting, Islamophobia includes when someone or something is targeted, discriminated against or excluded in any way, due to their/its actual or perceived Muslim identity. It also includes prejudice that promotes fear against Muslims and Islam. To see further information about Islamophobia, see the 1997 Runnymede report – Islamophobia: A Challenge for us all   Islamophobia Awareness Month – … Read More

Islamic Relief Job Vacancies

Current Vacancies London Deputy Director – UK Fundraising DEADLINE: Upon successful appointment VIEW Community Fundraising & Volunteer Officer x3 (London x2 and North x1) DEADLINE: 20.01.2016 VIEW Executive Assistant to the UK Director DEADLINE 21.01.2016 VIEW Webmaster DEADLINE 26.01.2016 VIEW Birmingham Senior Policy Advisor – Poverty reduction (role can also be based in London) DEADLINE: 07.02.16 VIEW Business Development Manager … Read More

Home Office Announcement of Independent Investigation into Sharia law

14th October 2015 In response to the question posed by Lord Bishop of Albans, and the answer that followed by Lord Bates, about the undertaking of the Home Secretary to set up an independent investigation into the application of Sharia law in Britain, the Muslim Council of Britain issued the following statement: ‘We should not discount the positive role played … Read More

The MCB’s Muslim Leadership Dinner Brings Together Diverse Community, political, and Business Leaders

22 Feb 2010 In an initiative to strengthen Muslim civil society, the Muslim Council of Britain is hosting its first Muslim Leadership Dinner on 22nd February at the London Marriott, Grosvenor Square. Over 500 community organisers and activists, business leaders and future leaders from diverse backgrounds have come together in a renewal of community cooperation and solidarity. The MCB will … Read More