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Islamophobia Awareness Week Innovative Grant

Islamophobia MINAB is launching a campaign to raise awareness about Islamophobia (i.e. statements and actions based on a sentiment of hatred of Islam and Muslims). With the rise of far-right extremism, there has been a significant increase in hate crimes committed against minority communities, in particular Muslims. Last year saw a record number of anti-Muslim […]


Attack Outside Al-Majlis Al Hussaini

On the 18th of September, worshippers were leaving a lecture as part of an Ashura gathering, commemorating the martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) grandson Imam Hussain (AS), at the Al Hussaini Islamic Centre in Cricklewood when a car mounted the pavement outside the Centre in Oxgate Lane. The red Nissan indiscriminately drove into the worshipers […]


Beacon Mosque Awards

  The inaugural Beacon Mosque Awards was an incredibly uplifting and encouraging event that celebrated the incredibly positive contribution and remarkable achievements of many Mosques across Britain. Indeed, as a community we have a lot to improve on but at the Awards event there were some truly inspiring winners and finalists who made us proud! […]


The Islamic New Year of 1440 AH

The MINAB wishes a happy, healthy, prosperous and fulfilling new year to all Muslims throughout the world. We ask Allah Almighty for goodness, kindness and well-being in the coming year 1440 Hijra. We pray that this new year brings renewed hope for our communities and gives Mosques’ leaders the courage and confidence to make mosques […]



The inaugural Beacon Mosque Awards are a celebration of the incredibly positive contribution and remarkable achievements of many Mosques across Britain. There are some truly inspiring nominees and finalists and the communities that are part of those over 200 nominations should all be proud of them. The Beacon Mosque Awards initiative is a fantastic opportunity to […]


MINAB’s response to the hate crime attacks in Birmingham

MINAB’s response to the hate crime attacks in Birmingham Assalamu Alaikum, On Wednesday the 15th of August during evening prayers, two Mosques, Masjid Qamarul Islam and  Al-Hijrah mosque in Small Heath Birmingham were attacked and had their windows smashed by catapults. These incidents are being treated as hate crime incidents by West Midlands Police. MINAB strongly […]


Places of Worship Security Funding Scheme

We would like to inform you about the Places of Worship Security Funding Scheme. The funding is available for places of worship including mosques that have been subject to, or are vulnerable to hate crime attacks, to provide protective security measures such as CCTV, fencing and lighting. Given that Islamophobic attacks are on the rise […]


Srebrenica Friday Prayer & Sermon

The Mosques & Imams National Advisory Board calls on mosques to remember the genocide of Bosnian Muslims by holding a special prayer during Friday sermon on 13 July. Over 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were massacred in July 1995, and between 20,000-50,000 women were raped. Thousands of women, children and elderly people were forcibly […]


MINAB Elects New Board

On Saturday 30th June at Leicester Central Mosque, members of the Mosques and Imams National Advisory Board (MINAB) met for the Annual General Meeting and elected a new Executive Board which is to be chaired by Imam Qari Asim MBE. The new Chairman of MINAB, Imam Qari Asim said: “I am honoured and humbled to […]