News

06
Jan

#2020Reconnection- MINAB calls for Unity in our Country

Imam Qari Asim is one of the country’s leading voices who have signed a joint letter, along with leading figures from the worlds of culture, sport, faith, civil society and business to demand the 2020s be a “decade of reconnection”. Imam Qari Asim, the chair of the Mosques and Imams National Advisory Board, said a […]

03
Jan

Qari Asim’s New Year Message- Unity in Britain #NewYearResolution

As we make personal #NewYearResolutions, let’s also consider some national and global challenges, which directly or indirectly affect us. Of course, any year brings its challenges. But the real test is not whether challenges come; it’s how you face them. One of the ways to tackle these challenges is to focus on Reconnecting in 2020: […]

30
Nov

London Bridge Attack: Usman Khan is a Terrorist, not a Martyr!

“The Terrorist attack on London Bridge on 29 November is utterly condemned. Our thoughts are with families of two people who have died and another three who have been injured in this stabbing attack. The continued targeting of fellow citizens fills me with utter revulsion and it is an aberration to all people of faith and goodwill. […]

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 […]