STOCKHOLM – The Swedish Education Minister Gustav Fridolin has announced plans to ban what he described as “sexist religious groups who are against gender equality” from running schools. “Those who don’t support fundamental values around equality and human rights should be stopped from running free schools in Sweden,” the Minister wrote in an article in …
Växjö – A Swedish mosque is under heavy pressure, as neighbors have now reported to police, complaining against its airing Adhan, call to prayer, from its minarets. “We didn’t think we needed to apply for a new permit because we got one in 2014,” Imam Ismail Abu Helal told Swedish Radio, Sputnik News reported. The Muslim Foundation in the …
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. …
As the country faces a surge in neo-Nazi attacks, Stockholm mosque was vandalized again after unknown vandals spray-painted swastikas on the façade and front doors on Friday.
Swedish police launched an investigation into the bomb attack targeting a Swedish mosque on Monday, treating it as a hate attack against the Muslim minority.
A Swedish politician has been forced to step down after he said in a TV debate that Muslims were “not fully human,” the Swedish edition of The Local reported.
As more countries accept hijab as part of their police uniform, a growing number of Muslim officers are achieving their life dream of joining the career while preserving the tenets of their faith.
Three young Muslims have been widely praised in Sweden as heroes after saving a woman who was stolen and arresting the thief.
The largest mosque in Scandinavia opened on Wednesday, May 3, offering Muslims, people with special needs, women and children facilities to practice their faith and perform prayers, Qatar News Agency reported.