Category: News

01
Nov

MINAB Executive meeting

MINAB EXECUTIVE MEETING in Birmingham     Bismillah a Rahman a Raheem,   M.I.N.A.B. had an Executive meeting on Saturday the 27th  of October. The meeting brought together MINAB executive members from across the United Kingdom from as far as Bristol, London, Leicester and Manchester to discuss issues important matters relating to women, youth engagement […]

24
Oct

Asylum Seekers could contribute to the economy

  Faith leaders join to call on the government to allow Asylum Seekers to work in Britain… Under current rules, people seeking asylum are prevented from working while their claims are being processed. The Home Office aims to deliver decisions within six months, but almost half wait for more than six months, with some waiting years. […]

19
Oct

Extremist hate preacher is denounced by Muslims

    Anjem Choudary the extremist hate preacher and leader of the defunct terrorist group Al Muhajirrun will be released after serving a sentence for supporting Daesh. MINAB which represents  over 200 mosques and many more imams and Muslims believes that Anjem Choudary is a dangerous, individual who propagates a distorted interpretation of Islam which […]

19
Oct

Mosques and Imams denounce hate crime in their Friday sermons

This week is Hate Crime Awareness Week where voices of hate crime survivors are heard and actions are undertaken to tackle racism, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and other forms of hate crime.  Over 200 Mosques and Imams across Britain will be denouncing hatred in their weekly Friday sermon as part of Hate Crime Awareness Week. The mosque sermons […]

18
Oct

Belonging and Brexit viewed through an interfaith dialogue

  “Where are you from?” is a question about ‘belonging’ that man Muslims are all too familiar with. Can Muslims belong in the UK? Far right extremists says ‘No’. ‘Islamist extremists’ also say ‘No’. But many Prophetic traditions say and  Islamic history demonstrates that Muslims can legitimately ‘belong’ to Ummah as well as our country […]

04
Sep

BEACON MOSQUE AWARDS

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 […]

24
Jul

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 […]

12
Jul

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 […]

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05
Jul

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 […]