After 5 Mosques in Birmingham were damaged on Wednesday night, just five days after the horrific New Zealand terrorist attacks on Mosques, the MCB issued the following statement:
It is shocking to see how someone has chosen to use a sledgehammer to attack mosques and even a Muslim girls’ school. This comes after many Muslim institutions feel vulnerable following the horrific massacre in New Zealand. We will be reiterating our messages of vigilance and resilience to mosques up and down the country, and hope police forces and the government not only recognise the level of threat across the country, but work with Muslim groups to help tackle Islamophobia wherever it takes place.
The MCB have also issued this safety guidance for Mosques: