Palestine: Over 280 Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in Feb
2nd Mar 2015

Palestine: Over 280 Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces in Feb

Israeli forces kidnapped 285 Palestinians, incl 30 children under age of 18, during Feb

South Sudan: UN fears 100s of children kidnapped
2nd Mar 2015

UN children's agency fears 100s of boys were kidnapped in NE of South Sudan.

South Sudan: UN fears 100s of children kidnapped

Pakistan: Girls’ school damaged in Karachi bomb blast
2nd Mar 2015

Wall of Govt-run girls’ school was damaged in bomb blast In Karachi.

Pakistan: Girls’ school damaged in Karachi bomb blast

Egypt: Court lists Hamas as “terrorist organization”
2nd Mar 2015

Egyptian court branded Hamas "terrorist" group.

Egypt: Court lists Hamas as “terrorist organization”

Iraq reopens museum looted in US-led invasion
2nd Mar 2015

Iraq's museum reopened after third of 15,000 pieces looted during US led invasion were recovered.

Iraq reopens museum looted in US-led invasion

Palestine: Two young Palestinians shot in Duheisha Camp
2nd Mar 2015

Israeli troops shot 2 young Palestinians in Duheisha refugee camp, south of Bethlehem.

Palestine: Two young Palestinians shot in Duheisha Camp

Palestine Israeli army storms W Bank
2nd Mar 2015

Palestinians suffocated by teargas inhalation during attack of al-Khader by Israeli army.

Palestine Israeli army storms W Bank

Yemen: US drone attack kills 3 people in Shabwa
2nd Mar 2015

Three people were killed by US drone fired missiles on a pick-up truck in province of Shabwa.

Yemen: US drone attack kills 3 people in Shabwa

Issue 310 - Friday 27th February 2015 - Top Stories

Outrage at media indifference to “execution” of young American Muslims
27th Feb 2015

Outrage at media indifference to “execution” of young American Muslims

The “execution-style” murders of three young American Muslims near the University of North Carolina on February 11, has reignited the debate about media bias towards Muslim victims of violent crimes.

27th Feb 2015

Muslim Charities Forum contests withdrawal of funding from Department of communities and local Government

The Muslim Charities Forum is threatening to sue the Government for arbitrarily withdrawing funding for a Faith Minorities in Action project following unfounded allegations made in the Daily Telegraph newspaper.

Editorial

27th Feb 2015

New draconian anti terror laws passed

The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 allows the Government to invalidate passports of British citizens, prevent British citizens returning home and internally exile British citizens for up to two years. Most dangerously, the law also places statutory authorities to implement the Prevent extremism strategy.

27th Feb 2015

Muslim lives worth less than others’

A death is a death. A killing is a killing. A massacre is a massacre. It all seems straightforward until it relates to Muslims. Islamophobia is rife in Europe and America though most may not know it. Terrorist incidents are rightfully condemned worldwide as is anti-Semitism when not used as a cover to prevent criticism of Israel. Yet, when it comes to hate crimes and the brutal murder of Muslims they are played down if not totally ignored.

Other Stories

27th Feb 2015

LEGAL CORNER: Offensive tweets: sufficient to dismiss?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently adjudicated upon the first appeal to be heard about a dismissal relating to the use of Twitter (Game Retail Ltd v Laws UKEAT 0188/14).

Muslim primary schools continue to excel
27th Feb 2015

Muslim primary schools have again exceeded the national average pass rate in the Key Stage 2 (or equivalent) Level 4 and above exams, a level expected for 11-year-olds in their last year in primary school.

Muslim primary schools continue to excel

27th Feb 2015

Muslims unite in charity

OBITUARY: Renowned biologist who revolutionized sugar industry dies
27th Feb 2015

Leading biologist Dr Layla Zakaria Abdel Rahman died on January 28 at her home in Didsbury aged 59 after a fight against cancer.

OBITUARY: Renowned biologist who revolutionized sugar industry dies

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