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.
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.
The Muslim woman, who appeared smiling serenely in the face of an irate member of the far-right English Defence League in Birmingham demo, met the woman she defended after her image went viral on internet as a sign on defeating hate.
As the clock ticks towards the March-15 elections, Dutch Muslims are feeling anti-Muslim backlash as the far-right Party for Freedom promised to close mosques and ban Qur’an if he wins elections.
Austria celebrated on Sunday, December 4, the defeat of far-right presidential candidate Norbert Hofer against independent rival candidate Alexander Van der Bellen, concluding a tumultuous presidential race marred by anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant comments.
Australian Muslim and multicultural leaders have vehemently criticized a recent poll on Muslim immigration as playing into the hands of anti-immigrants politicians, stressing that the members of the religious minority are a success story in the country.
The leader of France’s far-right National Front, Marine Le Pen, promised a crackdown on burkini and a ‘Frexit’ referendum to leave the European Union, as she launched her bid to be President on Saturday.
Amid rising far-right rhetoric in the French island, the largest mosque in Corsica has been set on fire, in the second attack to target a Muslim worshipping house.
German Archbishop Rainer Maria Woelki of Cologne has come under fire for saying that Islam is compatible with the German constitution which protects mosques same as it does with churches.
Rejecting growing anti-Islam sentiment in the country, former German President Christian Wulff spoke against far-right Islamophobia, stressing that Islam belongs to Germany.