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Muslims Urged to Donate Blood for Victims of El Paso Terror Attack - About Islam

Muslims Urged to Donate Blood for Victims of El Paso Terror Attack

A leading American Muslim civil rights group today urged members of the Muslim community in Texas and nationwide to donate blood for those wounded in Saturday’s morning’s terror attack in El Paso that left multiple people dead and injured. “We urge members of the American Muslim community to donate blood to assist those struggling for …

Committee Offers Christchurch Victims Vital Psychological Support - About Islam

Committee Offers Christchurch Victims Vital Psychological Support

Holding a university doctorate in forensic psychology, Zhiyan Basharati believes the best thing she can offer the families of Christchurch mosque victims is listening to them, Radio New Zealand reported. “We need to listen to them and consult with them personally on their health, assistance and wellbeing,” she says. “Not just be sitting in our …

Mosque Attack Memorial: New Zealand Muslims Call for National Day of Reflection - About Islam

Mosque Attack Memorial: New Zealand Muslims Call for National Day of Reflection

Hundreds of people from the Christchurch suburb of Hillmorton packed into the local high school hall last night for a memorial service for four of those killed in March-15 terrorist attacks. This came amid calls of designating the day as a national day of reflection, Scoop reported Monday. “I believe that it happened as a …

3 Months on Christchurch Shooting, This is How Muslim Widow Rebuilds Her Life - About Islam

3 Months on Christchurch Shooting, This is How Muslim Widow Rebuilds Her Life

Christchurch widow Ambreen Naeem is learning to drive at the age of 45. It has been three months since a terrorist attacked two mosques in Christchurch, killing 51, including Ambreen’s husband and son, injuring 49, and leaving thousands in trauma. “I lost half my family. We were such a nice family,” she told ABC News …

3 Months on Christchurch Attacks, Anti-Racism Discussions Continue - About Islam

3 Months on Christchurch Attacks, Anti-Racism Discussions Continue

Three months on the Christchurch attacks, a trans-Tasman conference is being held on Friday, June 13, to discuss the cultures that breed racism and extremism in both Australia and New Zealand, The Spinoff reported. The conference, titled “Let’s Deal With It: A Trans-Tasman Campaign Towards Racial Equity”, is hosted by Shakti Community Council. Tayyaba Khan, …

With Dinner & Hijab, New Zealand Marks End of Ramadan with Muslims - About Islam

With Dinner & Hijab, New Zealand Marks End of Ramadan with Muslims

More than 2000 people are expected to gather tonight in Christchurch to mark the end of Ramadan with the Muslim community, almost three months since the mosque massacre. “I thought the food can heal people,” Simo Abbari, who lost his business partner in one of the terrorist shootings, told TV New Zealand on Sunday, June …

Pensive `Eid for New Zealand Muslims - About Islam

Pensive `Eid for New Zealand Muslims

Muslims in New Zealand are preparing to welcome a pensive `Eid Al-Fitr celebration, after a period of mourning that followed Christchurch mosque attacks, NZ Herald reported. “We went through a period of mourning and reflection, so `Eid will be our time for celebrations and thanksgiving,” said NZ Eid Day chairman Javed Dadabhai. Marking the end …

Florida Muslims on Guard This Ramadan - About Islam

Florida Muslims on Guard This Ramadan

Welcoming the holy month of Ramadan, Bay Area Muslim community are on high alert after recent attacks targeting religious communities in New Zealand, Sri Lanka and the US, News Channel 8 reported. “It’s a very beautiful month. Every single dinner, many Mosques will have free dinners for the whole community, everybody is welcome, rich or …

Prince Charles Calls Christchurch Victim 'A Shining Example to All of Us' - About Islam

Prince Charles Calls Christchurch Victim 'A Shining Example to All of Us'

The Prince of Wales has given special recognition to one of the survivors of the Christchurch terror attacks in his Easter message, calling the Muslim man a “shining example to us all”, Stuff reported Sunday, April 21. “Last month we saw another remarkable example of forgiveness following the utterly appalling attack on Muslims in Christchurch, …

Muslims Still Suffer Racism after Christchurch Massacre - About Islam

Muslims Still Suffer Racism after Christchurch Massacre

“New Zealander Muslims continue to be victims of racist abuse more than a month after Christchurch terrorist attack. Women’s hijabs are being pulled off and the Muslim community are encountering a lot of verbal abuse,” said the founder of Khadijah Leadership Network, Tayyaba Khan, during an interview on April 16 with TVNZ1’s Breakfast. Khan informed …



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