Category: News

14
Jan

Scholars and Imams Convention

Hundreds of Scholars and Imams from across the UK and Europe gathered in Birmingham to reflect upon some of the challenges faced by British Muslims. The Scholars and Imams Convention was called by and held under the leadership of Shaykh Allama Noor-ul-Arfeen Siddiqui. British Muslim Scholars from across the country spoke about having a strong, […]

05
Dec

MINAB network to promote volunteering and engagement

MINAB launches a network of Muslim women representing mosques across the country that aim to improve community standards through collaboration, innovation and sharing good practice.     MINAB Trustees have made it a priority to ensure that our Mosques are fit for purpose and being managed in the best ways for their communities while also […]

05
Dec

Defining Islamophobia

A working definition of Islamophobia has been proposed by APPG on British Muslims  after consulting academics and communities across the UK. The definition proposed is: “Islamophobia is rooted in racism and is a type of racism that targets expressions of Muslimness or perceived Muslimness” Chair of MINAB, Imam Qari Asim said: “Defining Islamophobia is an […]

12
Nov

MINAB’s chairman joins faith leaders at Cenotaph for Armistice Day

The Chair of MINAB attended the Cenotaph London service, along with faith leaders, politicians and diplomats on Remembrance Day, 11 November. Imam Qari Asim said: “Armies of 1914- 1918 looked more like Britain of 2018 than that of 1918, in terms of ethnicity and faiths.” It is important that we remember this long history we […]

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. Asylum […]

19
Oct

Extremist hate preacher is denounced by Muslims

Anjem Choudary, an extremist hate preacher and leader of the defunct terrorist group Al-Muhajiroun will be released after serving a sentence for supporting Daesh. MINAB which represents over 200 mosques and many more imams across the country believes that the likes of Anjem Choudary are dangerous individuals who propagate a distorted interpretation of Islam. His extremist […]

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 […]

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 […]