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31
Jan

BREXIT DAY – BREXIT PRAYER

The following prayer will be offered in some MINAB member mosques in Britain on the Brexit Day.  Britain’s Exit from the EU is a major national event in British history, dawn of a new era. The Brexit Day, Friday 31 January, marks the beginning of a national transition. Let’s pray to our Lord, Allah Almighty, […]

27
Jan

Holocaust Memorial Day: The Need to Challenge Hatred

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi Germany concentration camp Auschwitz, where millions of Jews were systematically murdered because of their faith and identity. I recall the unforgettable experience of visiting Auschwitz with Faith Leaders, seeing the eerie piles of glasses, combs and human hair of the victims of genocide vividly reminded […]

06
Nov

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 […]

27
Oct

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 […]

27
Oct

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 […]

16
Oct

#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 […]

10
Oct

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 […]

06
Oct

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 […]

17
May

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 […]