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Norway to Consider Banning Adhan

OSLO – Disregarding European Convention on Human Rights, a Norwegian politician from anti-immigration Progress Party has proposed a ban on Adhan (Muslim call to prayer). “I don’t give a toss what human rights provisions say in this case,” Jon Helgheim, immigration spokesman for Progress Party, part of Oslo’s ruling two-party coalition, told Vårt Land, Daily …

Ghanian Minister Calls for Replacing Adhan with Whatsapp

ACCRA – A Ghanaian minister has asked mosques to stop daily call to prayer, or Adhan, and replace it with WhatsApp messages, sparking anger and criticism from the country Muslim population. “I don’t find anything wrong with Muslims waking up at dawn and using the megaphone to call their people to come worship their god, …

Swedish Church Supports Muslims’ Adhan

STOCKHOLM – A local Muslim community’s plea to the southern Swedish town of Vaxjö to allow them to broadcast the call to prayer, or adhan, found an unlikely supporter in the local church. “[I’m] looking forward to [hearing] the Muslim adhan,” said Bishop Fredrik Modeus, speaking on behalf of the church, Daily Sabah reported Wednesday. …

German Court Bans Adhan in Oer-Erkenschwick

OER-ERKENSCHWICK, NR-W – A court in the western German town of Oer-Erkenschwick, in North Rhine-Westphalia, has banned the Muslim call to prayer, or Adhan, after the complaint of a Christian couple who live about a kilometer away. “The call to prayer lasts for two minutes, just around 1 p.m., but only on Fridays,” Huseyin Turgut, …

British Referee Stops Match for Adhan

A British referee has won huge praise from Muslim football fans after he stopped a Saudi Arabia cup match out of respect for the Adhan, the Muslim call to prayers.

British Politician Praises Amazing Adhan

In a recent Middle East tour, a British politician has described Islam’s call to prayer, or Adhan, as “amazing” and “moving” as he posted a video from a mosque in Abu Dhabi.



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