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(BIRMINGHAM, AL, 7/14/17) — The Alabama chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Alabama) tonight called on state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate vandalism targeting a Muslim family of Middle Eastern heritage in that state as a possible hate crime. CAIR-Alabama reports that the Muslim family in Helena, Ala., today discovered broken windows, […]
Islamaphobia is something that affects Muslims on a daily basis. We can complain about it and feel sorry for ourselves, or we can try to make a positive change without hurting anybody. My short film starts off confrontationally, asking “Why do you care so much about how I live my life?” but ends on a […]
3 men have been charged with race hate crime offences in connection with anti-Islamic material displayed in Armagh. The men, aged 31, 38 and 47, were arrested in the Armagh and Coalisland areas on Thursday morning after police searches were conducted in relation to suspected hate crime. They were carried out in relation to reports […]
The Maryland Outreach Department of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization, today called on state and federal law enforcement authorities to investigate a possible bias motive for the alleged harassment of a Montgomery County Muslim family that has reportedly received several threatening, hostile notes during a two-month […]
The US travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries came into effect on June 30 after the Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to go forward with a revised version of the order. The ban denies entry to citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, who lack “bona fide relations” to individuals or entities […]
Two Islamic centers in Northern California were the sites of possible hate crimes during the last days of Ramadan, law enforcement officials said. A burned Quran filled with bacon was found outside a Sacramento mosque Saturday, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said. It was hanging by a handcuff from a temporary fence outside the Masjid […]
The Edmonton woman fired from her oilsands job after raising concerns about Islamophobia welcomed news of an investigation by Husky Energy. Social justice advocates urged the Calgary-based multinational oil company to address workplace discrimination and offer Amino Rashid and two colleagues who were also fired, new jobs. Husky Energy said it would investigate their recent […]
A former Congressional candidate from Tennessee has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for plotting to burn down a mosque, a school and a cafeteria in upstate New York. Robert Doggart, 65, was sentenced on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Chattanooga, where he was convicted in February of trying to recruit people […]
A hoax bomb with a disturbing note reading “You are next” was left on the steps of a mosque. Two canisters taped together with wire and wood were put in a blue plastic bag and left outside the mosque in Paisley, Renfrewshire, as worshippers prayed inside. Police were alerted after one of the mosque’s members […]
Another Muslim owned shop “Just for you”, a shoe store has been set ablaze just a kilometre away from the leather shop that came under petrol bomb attack in Wijerama junction less than twenty four hours before. CCTV footage obtained by Colombo Telegraph shows a lone man in a bicycle throwing a petrol bomb and […]
RALEIGH, North Carolina (WTVD) — Citizens around the country banded together Saturday for a nationwide anti-Sharia law protest which ended in fighting and multiple arrests. However, downtown Raleigh saw two protests: One on Capitol grounds where North Carolinians gathered to protest the law, while a second group protesting Islamophobia gathered at Halifax Mall. After the […]
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A day after the London terror attack, Republican Congressman Clay Higgins (R-La.) urged people to kill anybody they suspect could be a radicalized Muslim. “Hunt them, identity [sic] them, and kill them. Kill them all,” Rep. Higgins wrote on his Facebook page. “For the sake of all that is good and righteous. Kill them all.” […]
LONDON: A British individual threatened to kill all Muslims with swords and grenades but later took back his statements stating that it was a part of a joke. In a video posted on social media, the unidentified man started off by saying: “Some Muslims – Pakis – Terrorists, you can call youselves terrorists – cowards […]
CHICAGO (CBS) — A group of teen girls dining at a restaurant in the south suburbs of Chicago was verbally abused Monday by another patron, apparently because of their Muslim faith. According to a post on Facebook, the girls, who were wearing religious headscarves, had finished dinner at Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant in Hickory Hills at […]
South Wales Police are investigating allegations that a Muslim was told to go “back to your own country” on social media following the Manchester terror attack. Imad Khalid, who owns Giovanni’s Barber’s and Bubble Lounge Cafe in Dillwyn Street, Swansea , received the response from Jayde Lee through a private message on Facebook. Ms Lee […]
Swiss film director Barbet Schroeder’s latest documentary on Myanmar’s anti-Islam monk, Wirathu, screened at the Cannes Film Festival Saturday, providing a “chilling portrait” of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, AFP reports. The Venerable W is the third installment of Schroeder’s “Axis of Evil” documentary trilogy. The two previous films in the series depict Ugandan dictator General […]
CHANDLER, Ariz. – Authorities in three states are comparing notes to see if the same man has been burglarizing mosques in Alabama, Virginia and Arizona. The man was caught on security camera breaking into three mosques in Alabama and another in Virginia in the last month. The photos were so clear, reporters for the Anniston […]