Anticipating the second round of presidential elections, leading Muslims groups have thrown their weight behind centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, calling on French Muslims to vote massively to block ideas of “xenophobia and hatred”.
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A senior French Muslim leader has called on the country's nearly 5 million Muslims to "vote massively" to elect Emmanuel Macron president in the second round of election next May 7.
The holy fasting month of Ramadan will start in Europe on Saturday, May 27, 2017, according to astronomical calculations, the European Council for Fatwa and Research (ECFR) has announced.
The leader of a British far-right party has vowed to enforce a complete burka (face veil) and Shari`ah courts ban if he won June elections, as he released the party’s manifesto.
Covering a bomb blast targeting Borussia Dortmund, media said the attack had “terrorist involvement” when the suspect was a Muslim.
As the clock ticks towards French general election next April 23, eleven candidates are making their final miles to win the trust of French voters.
Out of 11 French candidates in the 2017 Presidential Elections of France, beneath is a catalogue for the views of the 5 leading runners on some debatable topics:
A video titled 'Operation Fightback' was posted on a far-right group’s Facebook page, showing an attack on a Muslim-owned book store, has drawn the ire of Birmingham community, who rushed to share their support against hate.
Nizip was not the first time I had been rendered speechless by conditions in a refugee camp. In 2005, I experienced the atrocious conditions endured by internally displaced Palestinians living in slum cities, from Ramallah to Gaza. Two years later, I had the misfortune of visiting Sabra and Shatilla. These the twin hell holes today house 22,000 human beings.
Independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, who was at the top of a recent poll, reached out to the Muslim community for solutions, stressing that secular tradition should not be used to target Muslims.
A British Islamic school in Bradford has been praised by government inspectors for the “outstanding” behavior of its pupils, giving examples to other schools and following the lead of a successful legacy in the UK.