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UK Muslims Demand Mosque Protection - About Islam

UK Muslims Demand Mosque Protection

LONDON – The leaders of the British Muslim community have called on the government to provide funding for mosque security in the wake of the New Zealand shootings. Harun Khan, Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, will be writing to the Prime Minister highlighting the “palpable sense of fear” felt by Muslim communities …

What You Need To Know About Terrorist Attack Targeting NY Muslims - About Islam

What You Need To Know About Terrorist Attack Targeting NY Muslims

NEW YORK – Like a scene from a movie, the Pakistani Sufi cleric Mubarak Ali Gilani, set up Islamberg, a Muslim community in rural New York in the 1980s which today has about 200 residents. Meant to be a commune comprised of mostly African-American Muslims escaping inner NY city violence, it is a far cry …

Europe Far-Right Boycotts Chocolate for Halal Certification - About Islam

Europe Far-Right Boycotts Chocolate for Halal Certification

Toblerone chocolate bars come in a variety of sizes, but recently changed the shape of two of its smaller bars sold in the UK WASHINGTON, DC – Far-right groups in Europe are calling for a boycott of Toblerone chocolate after the product earned a halal certification. “Food is something universal and that’s why the haters …

Far-Right Party Blocks Italian Muslims Mosque Plan - About Islam

Far-Right Party Blocks Italian Muslims Mosque Plan

ROME – A far-right Italian party has intervened Sunday, October 28, to block Muslim efforts to turn a former hospital into a mosque, thus disappointing members of the religious minority, Reuters reported. “I would never put a Church on sale and I am amazed that the hospital management did not realize what a sensitive issue …

Thousands Protest Rising Far-Right in Berlin - About Islam

Thousands Protest Rising Far-Right in Berlin

BERLIN – Over 200,000 people took to the streets of Berlin Saturday, October 13, to protest the rise of far-right populism in Germany and Europe, demanding more solidarity with marginalized groups. “There are people here who want to show that they don’t support what is going on in Germany, including from established politicians, all this …

Meet UK Army Veteran Turned Pro-Mosque Campaigner - About Islam

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 - About Islam

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 - About Islam

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 - About Islam

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 - About Islam

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 …



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