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Leicester to Host Conference on How to Bring Youth to Mosques - About Islam

Leicester to Host Conference on How to Bring Youth to Mosques

A leading British Muslim group will be hosting its annual conference to bring mosque leaders together from across UK to share best practice, celebrate good work. The gathering will also not shy away from asking the difficult questions on the issues and challenges they face. “Our Mosques Our Future is an annual conference organized by …

Boris Johnson

Muslim Groups Accuse Boris Johnson of Promoting Hatred

Boris Johnson has been accused of “promoting hatred” for an essay in which he claims that Islam caused the Muslim world to be “literally centuries behind” the West in an article unearthed by The Guardian. The essay portrayed Muslims as “a wave or horde of rampaging Muslims, who had little time for the intricacies and …

Media Coverage

UK Muslim Group Works on Getting Fairer Media Coverage

The Muslim Council of Great Britain is set to launch a campaign in Parliament for fairer media coverage. This is triggered by a major analysis which found that news stories in the mainstream media are contributing to Islamophobia, The Guardian reported. “You need to ensure that when you write a negative story it is fair …

Visit My Mosque 2019: AboutIslam Talks to MCB Coordinator - About Islam

Visit My Mosque 2019: AboutIslam Talks to MCB Coordinator

Following a successful5th Visit My Mosque Day, AboutIslam reached out to the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), the organizers of the event, through one of its coordinators, to highlight the impact of this initiative on the Muslim community. Five years since the start of the first Visit My Mosque Day in the UK, huge steps …

To Counter Rising Hate: UK Muslims Visit Churches, Synagogues and Temples - About Islam

To Counter Rising Hate: UK Muslims Visit Churches, Synagogues and Temples

LONDON – Muslim leaders in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland visited churches, synagogues, Hindu and Sikh temples in interfaith solidarity amid rising hate crime. “It was a privilege to visit the West London Synagogue today. It was great to hear about the similarity of the Jewish religious services to my own faith as a …

Mosques Help Keep Britain Tidy - About Islam

Mosques Help Keep Britain Tidy

This comes a weekend before Muslim volunteers from mosques across Britain will be inviting their neighbours, friends and people of all faiths and none to visit their local mosques LONDON – As part of this year’sVisit My Mosque Day, under the auspices of Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), volunteers from over 250 mosques in England, …

UK Muslim Leader Wins ‘Outstanding Contribution’ Award - About Islam

UK Muslim Leader Wins ‘Outstanding Contribution’ Award

LONDON – The Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), Harun Khan, has been awarded the ‘Outstanding Contributions to Communities’ Award at the Investing in Ethnicity Awards held on November 1. “It was an honor to be considered in a category of fantastic people like Doreen Lawrence OBE, whose work we at the …

We Are not Scapegoats: UK Muslim Group Chief - About Islam

We Are not Scapegoats: UK Muslim Group Chief

LONDON – As the young chief of the UK most influential Muslim group (MCB). which acts as a voice for 500 mosques and associations, Harun Khan does not see his task an easy one, with the recent spike in Islamophobic attacks. “Muslims have had a lot of media attention over the past few years,” Khan …

Hate Crimes Rise 40%, UK Umbrella Muslim Group Calls for Action - About Islam

Hate Crimes Rise 40%, UK Umbrella Muslim Group Calls for Action

LONDON – Religiously-motivated hate crime has risen 40% in England and Wales, with more than half directed at Muslims, according to a new Home Office report. “For years, Muslim communities have called for meaningful Government action against the rise in Islamophobia, yet this has been met by a tepid response at best,” Harun Khan, Secretary …

People Not Buildings: Going Beyond Mosque Slogans - About Islam

People Not Buildings: Going Beyond Mosque Slogans

MANCHESTER – Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) held a national conference on best practice and forward thinking in UK mosques on Saturday, October 6. More than 300 attendees from different community areas gathered in a vast marquee at the British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC), exploring the theme #PeopleNotBuildings. Topics covered during the one-day event focused …



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