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Interfaith Activities

Inter Faith Week 2019 will take place between Sunday 10 and Sunday 17. MINAB urges Mosques and Imams to actively participate in interfaith activities, and deepen their experiences of people of other faiths and beliefs.   Britain is a multi-faith and multi-belief society. It is important that everyone in Britain engages positively with those of […]


Kashmir: Implement the UN Resolutions

Members of MINAB are extremely anxious about the curfew and lock down in Jammu & Kashmir which has been on-going since 5 August 2019. MINAB has been working closely with many Imams, given the deep sadness and dismay that their congregations in particular, and the Muslim community in general, has been experiencing over the harrowing […]


Brexit & Belonging

The Community Life Survey found that 83 per cent of Asians felt “fairly or very strongly” that they belong to Britain compared to 85 per cent of white people and 75 per cent from the black community. Imam Qari Asim, chair of the Mosque and Imam National Advisory Board, said: “The aim of this special […]


#FosterFriday- Jummah Khutbah for Foster Care

There is an urgent need of more Muslim Foster carers! Over 4000 Muslim living in care, many are living with Non-Muslim carers In 2018, 4,250 unaccompanied refugee children living in care mainly from Muslim countries Sudan, Eritrea, Albania, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Ethiopia and Syria There is a urgent need for more Muslim foster carers.  Rotherham […]


Hatred behind Synagogue Attack in Germany is Condemned

“The shootings outside the synagogue and at a nearby Turkish kebab shop in the city of Halle, Germany, are repulsive.  Our thoughts are with the families of victims and everyone affected by the brutal killings in Germany. The fact that the attack occurred outside the synagogue on the day of Yom Kippur, the holiest day […]


Brexit Debate – Respect for All Sides

Imams have held a number of meetings on mosques discussing the recent heated debates around Brexit. The language in the Brexit debate continues to get more and more toxic, whether in the Houses of Parliament or in our living rooms- and therefore common ground needs to be found. It is easy to descend into division […]


European Elections: Vote For YOUR Future!

The Mosques & Imams National Advisory Board has asked mosques to urge their congregations to fully participate in the European Elections and not let Brexit fatigue or apathy get in the way of exercising their democratic right. Chair of MINAB, Imam Qari Asim, said: The EU referendum has shown that our society is more fractured […]


Imam Qari Asim’s statement on Shamima Begum

Imam Qari Asim MBE, Chairman of MINAB has released a statement below in light of the recent decision by the Home Secretary Sajid Javid to strip Shamima Begum, the bride who ran away in 2014 to Daesh, of her British citizenship. “Shamima Begum made a dangerous and damaging decision to join Daesh’s now failing state; […]


British Shia & Sunni Scholars visit holy sites in Iraq to promote understanding

  In Baghdad there exists two neighbourhoods that sit on opposite sides of the river Tigris, connected by the Aa’mah bridge over the river Tigris. These two neighbourhoods both have holy sites for Shias and Sunnis. In the Shia majority Kazmiah there lies two graves of Musa al-Kadhim and his grandson, Muhammad al-Jawad ibn Ali al-Ridha. And in Azamiyyah lies […]