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60 Percent of Nottingham Muslims Are Victims of Hate Crimes

NOTTINGHAM – Three out of five Muslims in Nottingham has been victims of hate crimes, a new study has revealed. “Hate crime is rising in our cities,” Sajid Mohammed, leader of Citizens UK subsidiary Nottingham Citizens, told The Independent. “Everyone from the new Home Secretary to Nottingham schoolgirls as young as 12 have ended up …

Islamophobia Is a Main Concern: UK Muslim Students

LONDON – While the biggest concern of Muslim students studying abroad outside the Islamic World was finding halal branches of Nando’s or prayer rooms, today it’s their safety that ranks top of their list of worries. Two years ago, Putri Viona Sari, an Indonesian PhD student at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland was shopping …

Southwest Airlines Condemns Racist Anti-Muslim Tweet

ARIZONA – A former FBI agent’s tweet on a Southwest Airlines Muslim employee has sparked uproar, with the company condemning it as “cruel and inappropriate.” “We pride ourselves on our People-focused Culture fostered by the most caring and loving Employees in the world, and the Southwest Family stands strong with our Employee who was the target …

UK Police Investigates “Punish Muslim” Hate Letter

LONDON – UK counter-terrorism police are now investigating a possible hate crime against Muslims in the wake of hate letters being circulated across the country urging a national day of violence against the minority. “Police are investigating a report of malicious communications in a letter having been sent to the occupants of a residential address …

Hate Crimes Targeting Muslims Soars in London: Report

LONDON – Hate crimes targeting Muslims in London has soared by about 40 percent in the past year, Scotland Yard figures revealed. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan warned perpetrators they face arrest and prosecution under a “zero-tolerance” approach, Evening Standard reported. “London is a place where we celebrate, cherish and embrace diversity,” he said. “I’m …

Group Urges Canadian Muslims to Report Hate Incidents

EDMONTON – As hate crimes targeting the Muslim minority increase, a new civil rights group in Edmonton, Alberta, is encouraging Muslims to report hate incidents to authorities amid efforts to increase their sense of safety in the community. “Hate incidents happen to the Muslim community, to Muslim women, often,” said Ahmed Abdulkadir, executive director of …

Jeremy Corbyn Defends Muslim Women

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has spoken up in defense of Muslim women, condemning “vile, revolting” language used on social media, and asking Facebook and Twitter platforms to tackle racism and abuse.



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