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Meet UK Army Veteran Turned Pro-Mosque Campaigner

LINCOLN – Though as a British army veteran, he has a Union flag and the cross of St George flags hoisted in his front garden, Ian Durrant is not an anti-Muslim nationalist. The former soldier, who served for 25 years in the army, is actually a pro-mosque activist who campaigned for the first mosque in …

German Mosque Attacks: Muslims Lament Lack of Solidarity

BERLIN – As more mosques engulfed in flames, leaders of the German Muslim community have lamented the lack of solidarity from officials and public. “If mosques in our country burn, then our country burns,” Aiman Mazyek, chairman of the Central Council of Muslims, told reporters in Berlin on Thursday, AP reported. A suspected arson attack …

Facebook Bans UK Far-Right Group, Its Leaders

LONDON – Facebook has blocked the page of anti-Muslim group Britain First and the pages of the group leaders, one week after they were jailed for hate crimes against Muslims. “[The pages had] repeatedly posted content designed to incite animosity and hatred against minority groups, which disqualifies the Pages from our service,” Facebook said in …

UK Far-Right Leaders Jailed for Targeting Muslims

LONDON – The leaders of Britain First, Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen, have been jailed for 18 and 36 weeks respectively, for anti-Muslim hate crimes after targeting innocent (Muslim) people who they believed were involved in a rape crime. Three Muslim men and a teenager were convicted and jailed for the rape of a 16-year-old …

Far-righter, Muslim Find Friendship at Multi-faith Event

PRESTON, Lancashire – A debate hosted by a Preston, Lancashire, multi-faith organization has yielded a miraculous friendship between a far-right supporter and a Muslim. “What we witnessed was nothing short of a miracle and it just goes to show that sometimes all we need to do is sit down and listen to each other for …

Find Out Why UK Muslims Thanked This Far-Right Leader

LONDON – People are thanking Jayda Fransen, the deputy-leader of the far-right, anti-Muslim group, Britain First, after she shared a video of the adhan, or call to prayer, on her Facebook page. “This is East London,” Fransen wrote in the post apparently seeking to stir people up against the mosque, IlmFeed reported. After the video …

Twitter Bans Hate Speech Accounts

Twitter has suspended the accounts of Britain’s First far-right leaders, including Jayda Fransen, whose anti-Muslim videos stirred a political storm after Donald Trump shared them.

Trump’s Islamophobic Retweets Draw Criticism

A leading British Muslim rights group criticized Wednesday the American President Donald Trump over retweeting three anti-Muslim videos posted by far-right group Britain First, seeing it as a clear endorsement of Islamophobia.

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