Tackling Islamophobia: Reducing Street Violence Against British Muslims

All-Party Group on Islamophobia:

Tackling Islamophobia: Reducing Street Violence Against British Muslims organised by the Muslim Council of Britain


Wed 3rd March 2010





The debate will take evidence from the ‘expert’ witnesses from the various organisations represented and will also include contributions from parliamentarians. There will also be a short Q&A session at the end for members of the public.

‘Expert' Witnesses

·         Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari MBE, Secretary General, Muslim Council of Britain

·         Abdurahman Jafar, Chair, Muslim Safety Forum

·         Ahmed Zaheer, President, National Association of Muslim Police

·         Dr Robert Lambert MBE, European Muslim Research Centre

·         Dr Jonathan Githens-Mazer, European Muslim Research Centre 

·         Dr Chris Allen, Birmingham University

·         Dr Maleiha Malik, Kings College London

·         Peter Oborne, Journalist and political commentator

·         Robin Richardson, Editor of the 1997 Runnymede Report



·         Dr Phyllis Starkey MP

·         Jeremy Corbyn MP

·         Mohammed Sarwar MP

·         Jim Fitzpatrick MP

·         Dianne Abbott MP

·         Dan Rogerson MP

·         Baron Sheikh of Cornhill

·         Baron Ahmed of Rotherham



Organisations represented in the audience

Muslim Safety Forum, The Cordoba Foundation, European Muslim Research Centre, National Association of Muslim Police, House of Lords, Kings College London, Exeter University, Runnymede Trust, House of Commons, The Muslim Paper, Foreign and Commonwealth Office,, Crimestoppers, Campusalam, Cambridge University, Muslim Contact Unit SO15, Institute for the Study of European Transformations at the London Metropolitan University, Islam Channel, Unite Against Fascism, Muslim Youth Helpline, Durham University, Vakit Newspaper, School of African and Oriental Studies, Global Peace and Unity Event, Association of Muslim Police, Devon County Council, MPS SO15 MCU, Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum, The Guardian, City of London Police, Muslim Council of Scotland, Islamophobia Watch, North West Muslim Professional Network, MOSAIC, SIRAAT ltd, Federation of Student Islamic Societies, Civil Service Islamic Society, Youth Empowerment Scheme, Conservative Muslim Forum, Tony Blair Faith Foundation, University of London, Noor Youth, Al-Huda Cultural Centre, Policy Research Centre, Ijma & Qiyas Consultancy, BBC News, Old Mutual, Tower Hamlets Council, BAE Defence Systems, Imperial College Healthcare, iCoCo, Redbridge & Chigwell Muslim Association, SJ, Swan Housing Association, Leahy, Wolf, East London Mosque & London Muslim Centre, University College London, Faz Hakim Ltd, The bobNetwork, His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for the UK.

This event is by invitation only.  Please contact the MCB for more details




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