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Baroness Warsi Laments Anti-Muslim Negative Media Coverage

LONDON – Baroness Sayeda Warsi has lamented the negative portrayal of Islam in the British media, warning that it is much worse than it was a decade ago. “I could spend hours and hours on negative depiction by the written press,” she said, Anadolu Agency reported. Warsi was addressing the House of Commons’ Home Affairs …

Muslim Cop Dives into Freezing River to Save Man

ROCHDALE – An English Muslim police officer has risked his life by diving into a freezing river to save a man who had been struggling to stay afloat in Rochdale, UK. “Somehow I managed to get to him and bring him to a place of safety. I wouldn’t say I’m a good swimmer, especially in …

Celebrity Muslim Chef Responds Brilliantly to Islamophobe

LONDON – Popular British Muslim chef Nadiya Hussain, the 2015 winner of The Great British Bake Off, responded brilliantly to a troll who left a hate comment on UK mosques’ initiative to open doors to the public. It all started when the Muslim Council of Britain tweeted a post advertising the hashtag #VisitMyMosque, which stands …

On #VisitMyMosque Day: Manchester Mosque Welcomes Public

Imagine living near a mosque that had been in the national press as the chosen place of worship for a terrorist and his father. Would you feel like dropping in or would you avoid it? Now imagine being a non-Muslim with zero connection to the community invited inside. What would it take to go cross …

Hundreds of British Mosques Host Visit My Mosque Day

LONDON – Today, more than 200 British mosques are welcoming people from different faiths and backgrounds as part of ‘Visit My Mosque’ initiative taking place for the second consecutive year to strengthen social relations inside the British community. “Despite the multi-religious and multi-cultural society we live in, these poll results show that the majority of …

Cardiff Mosque Hosts Kickboxing & Cub Scouts

CARDIFF – Visitors coming to the Dar Ul-Isra Mosque in Cathays, Cardiff, will change their ideas about mosques forever. As many believe mosques are built as places of worship only, the Dar Ul-Isra mosque is working to change this perception, hosting cub scouts and kickboxing classes. “When they first start Cubs you get a few …

British Muslim Shares Views on America’s 'White Terrorism'

“We could not have been more prepared for the situation… we have trained for this, we have trained the kids for what to do…” These words, by teacher Melissa Falkowski, are a harrowing reminder of how the image of the US is changing. As children around the world go to school and “train” for everything from …

UK Muslim Harassed While Praying, University Apologizes

LONDON – The manager of the Law Department at London School of Economics in the UK has apologized to a Muslim student who was physically and verbally harassed last week by an LSE security officer while she was praying. “LSE is investigating ‘the serious allegations’ and the relevant member of staff has been removed from …

Muslim Women's Group Set to Stitch World’s Largest Blanket

LINCOLN – Muslim women in Lincoln, in the East Midlands of England, are attempting to make the world’s largest crochet blanket to help the homeless, as well as patients in the Children’s Ward at Lincoln City Hospital and at the Cancer Ward of QMC. “The Lincoln Muslim Sisters Forum is inviting people to join them …

Ofsted Support for Hijab Ban Infuriates Muslim Parents

LONDON – The decision by education watchdog Ofsted to support a head teacher’s decision to ban hijab in her school for children under eight has infuriated Muslim parents, seeing it as a first step toward a French-like ban on the religious headwear. “If you can do something like this in Newham, it could happen at …



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