Category: News

23
Jul

Imam Qari Asim appointed Independent expert to tackle Islamophobia

Congratulations to our Chairman Imam Qari Asim MBE, who has been appointed as the independent adviser to tackle Islamophobia and to provide expert advice on a definition of Islamophobia to the government. This new work will build on the definitions of Islamophobia currently being considered, including the APPG definition. Qari Asim is the Deputy Chair […]

12
Jul

Bridging the Divide: Confronting Hate

  Qari Asim, MBE Qari Asim is on the regional leadership board of Remembering Srebrenica charity and deputy chair of cross-government Anti-Muslim Hatred Working Group. He can be reached at @QariAsim   This week marks the 24th anniversary of Srebrenica genocide. The theme for 2019 Srebrenica Memorial Week is ‘Bridging the Divide: Confronting Hate’; it […]

08
Jul

MINAB supports Srebrenica Memorial Day

Statement of Support on Srebrenica Memorial Day 2019 On Srebrenica Memorial Day, 11 July 2019, MINAB  remembers the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. On this day in 1995, 8,372 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were murdered, simply because of their religious identity. MINAB recognise that no society is invulnerable to prejudice and intolerance, and that […]

20
Jun

RSE – Relationships and Sex Education in Primary Schools

RSE – Relationships and Sex Education in Primary Schools The guidelines for the teaching of Relationship & Sex Education (RSE) are being changed the by the Department for Education following consultation and calls for evidence. The effect of such change is that: Relationship Education will be taught as standard in all primary schools in England […]

25
May

Ramadan Iftar at the FCO with Foreign Secretary

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office hosted a Big Iftar event, inviting faith and political leaders. The Foreign Secretary RT Hon Jeremy Hunt, and the Minister of State for the COmmonwealth and the UN, Lord Tariq Ahmad, co hosted the Iftar at the FCO celebrating diversity of faith; praying for peace. Imam Qari Asim, Chair of […]

05
May

Ramadan 2019

Assalamu Alaikum/Peace be upon you,   As we enter into the holy month of Ramadan, on behalf of MINAB’s staff and trustees, we wish you a Ramadan kareem. During this Ramadan let us get closer to our Creator, Allah (SWT), through good words and actions. This is a time to refocus our life on remembering […]

23
Apr

Sri Lanka attacks: An attack on all worshippers of all faiths

        On Sunday the 21st of April,  during the Easter weekend, a horrific series of coordinated were aimed at Sri Lankan hotels and churches filled with worshippers during Easter Sunday. These disgraceful attacks claimed the lives of more than 290 innocent holiday goers and worshippers and left hundreds more injured. The broader […]