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Scotland Western Isles Races to Get First Mosque Before Ramadan - About Islam

Scotland Western Isles Races to Get First Mosque Before Ramadan

STORNOWAY – The Muslim community in the Western Isles on Scotland western coast are racing against time to get their first mosque before Ramadan. This came after successfully setting up a crowdfunding campaigns to support the construction of the city’s first Muslim worshipping house. “It’s a big challenge to get it done in time for …

Scotland Western Isles Crowdfunds Its First Mosque - About Islam

Scotland Western Isles Crowdfunds Its First Mosque

STORNOWAY – The Western Isles on Scotland western coast is set to get its first mosque with a JustGiving crowdfunding webpage set up over the weekend to fund the worshipping house. “Amongst the 8,000 people of Lewis Isle, there is a very small Syrian refugee community. They have been trying for a long time to …

Edinburgh to Protest Against ‘Punish a Muslim’ Campaign - About Islam

Edinburgh to Protest Against ‘Punish a Muslim’ Campaign

EDINBURGH – A Sottish anti-racism group announced holding a protest event in Scotland’s capital Edinburgh on April 3 against “Punish a Muslim” day, as Muslims urge more support against the highly condemned Islamophobic event. We are asking supporters to post positive messages to Muslims on social media throughout the day on Tuesday, April 3,” a …

Muslim Minister Observes Lent to Support Catholic Aid - About Islam

Muslim Minister Observes Lent to Support Catholic Aid

EDINBURGH – Scottish Government minister Humza Yousaf has joined Christians in observing the season of Lent to raise funds for a Christian aid charity. “Think I’ll join Christian friends doing Lent this year,” Yousaf said, Scottish Catholic Observer reported. The Scottish Government’s minister for transport and the islands and MSP for Glasgow Pollok made the …

Scottish Muslim MP Counters Islamophobia, Xenophobia - About Islam

Scottish Muslim MP Counters Islamophobia, Xenophobia

GLASGOW – A Muslim of Pakistani origin is not deemed Scottish enough to run and get elected in the European country. “I can’t support your bid and can’t vote for you because Scotland isn’t ready for a brown, Muslim Pakistani,” a councilor from the Scottish Labour Party told Anas Sarwar, a Glasgow Parliament Member, during …



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