Austria: Pig’s head hung on Mosque door in Vienna
30th Dec 2014

Austria: Pig’s head hung on Mosque door in Vienna

[Photo of pig’s head attached to mosque in Vienna. Photo: HaberJournal.at] The Local : In a barbaric affront to Muslim sensibilities, part of a pig’s head and some pork tripe was attached to the door of a Mosque in Vienna’s … Continued

Sweden: Imam says Islamophobia to blame for mosque fire
30th Dec 2014

Sweden: Imam says Islamophobia to blame for mosque fire

[Photo: Fire fighters putting down fire at Mosque in Eslov, Sweden, Photo: TT] The Local/TT/AFP: Police suspect a mosque in southern Sweden was deliberately torched on Monday, with a local imam blaming rising Islamophobia in the region. Emergency services were … Continued

Germany: Record numbers attend German anti-Islamization rally
23rd Dec 2014

Germany: Record numbers attend German anti-Islamization rally

More than 17,000 protesters rallied Monday in Dresden against the “Islamization of the Occident,” the tenth such demonstration in as many weeks. The far-right movement is becoming a problem for politicians. German society and the political establishment have for weeks … Continued

Germany: Mosque vandalised with swastikas and racist graffiti
22nd Dec 2014

Germany: Mosque vandalised with swastikas and racist graffiti

      A half-built mosque in the northwestern German town of Dormagen has been spray painted with swastikas and racist slogans. The act of vandalism comes as anti-Islamic demonstrations continue to grow across Germany. The perpetrators are reported to … Continued

Netherlands: Dutch MP calls for removal of all mosques
28th Nov 2014

Netherlands: Dutch MP calls for removal of all mosques

THE HAGUE, (Anadolu Agency): A Dutch right-wing political party has demanded Netherlands be cleared of mosques, amid an ongoing row over the integration of Muslim and Turkish minorities in the country. Machiel de Graaf, a member of Dutch anti-immigration and anti-Islam … Continued

Germany: Right wing extremists violent attack against Muslims in Cologne
27th Oct 2014

Germany: Right wing extremists violent attack against Muslims in Cologne

  Hundreds of self-proclaimed ‘hooligans’ from rival football clubs and far-right groups have held a protest against Islamists in the western German city of Cologne. Police used water cannons after scuffles broke out. There was a heavy police presence in … Continued

France: Paris opera ejects woman in niqab after cast refuses to sing
22nd Oct 2014

France: Paris opera ejects woman in niqab after cast refuses to sing

  [Photo: Bastille opera house] (RT): A woman in niqab, a traditional Muslim veil, was asked to leave the opera in Paris after the cast said they wouldn’t perform if a solution wasn’t found. She had to leave the auditorium, because … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers torch mosque near Nablus
15th Oct 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers torch mosque near Nablus

      NABLUS, (Ma’an): Israeli settlers set fire to a mosque in the Nablus-area village of Aqraba, locals said. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors settlement activity, told Ma’an that a group of settlers broke the doors and … Continued

Australia: Dozens of anti-Muslim attacks as Islamic leaders warn of community fear
10th Oct 2014

Australia: Dozens of anti-Muslim attacks as Islamic leaders warn of community fear

  Sunday Morning Herald: Reports have emerged of Muslim women being subjected to intimidation and violence. Liberal MP Wyatt Roy and Labor’s Amanda Rishworth agree this is abhorrent. There have been at least 30 attacks on Muslims – mainly against … Continued

US: American Rabbi calls for genocide of Muslims
5th Oct 2014

US: American Rabbi calls for genocide of Muslims

  [Rabbi Lewis (image from Congregation Etz Chaim)]   By Celine Hagbard   IMEMC News: As Jewish congregations around the world gathered this past week to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, the members of one synagogue, located near … Continued

UK: Dep Prime Minister, Clegg, defends use of counter terrorism expert investigating Muslim majority schools
1st Jul 2014

UK: Dep Prime Minister, Clegg, defends use of counter terrorism expert investigating Muslim majority schools

[Editor of The Muslim News, Ahmed J Versi (L) interviewing Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, at his offices in Whitehall, on June 26. Photo: Sara Asaria/The Muslim News] Hamed Chapman London, (The Muslim News): Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has … Continued

India: Hindu attackers referred to murdered Muslim IT professional,  as ‘first wicket’
5th Jun 2014

India: Hindu attackers referred to murdered Muslim IT professional, as ‘first wicket’

  [Photo:   Mohsin Sadiq Shaikh murdered by Hindu mob for being a Muslim]     FP Post: New details have emerged in the case of the Pune Muslim IT professional,who was killed by a right-wing Hindu mob. An SMS exchanged by … Continued

UK: N Ireland FIrst Minister apologises to Muslim community
4th Jun 2014

UK: N Ireland FIrst Minister apologises to Muslim community

Gerry Moriarty Irish Times: First Minister Peter Robinson apologised for comments he made last week about Muslims when he met members of Northern Ireland’s Islamic community yesterday evening.His apology made at the Belfast Islamic Centre was accepted by the centre’s … Continued

The Netherlands: Dutch Govt rushing envoy to Saudi Arabia over anti-Islam spat
20th May 2014

The Netherlands: Dutch Govt rushing envoy to Saudi Arabia over anti-Islam spat

   [Photo:  Geert Wilders] By P K Abdul Ghafour Jeddah, (Arab News): The Dutch government is sending an envoy to Riyadh this week for high-level talks after the Kingdom slapped indirect sanctions on the European country because a far-right Dutch … Continued

Central African Republic removes Muslims from Bangui district
28th Apr 2014

Central African Republic removes Muslims from Bangui district

  On Sunday, foreign troops escorted 1,300 Muslims out of Bangui. Peacekeepers stood by as Christians, some armed with machetes and bows and arrows, picked apart houses in Bangui’s northern PK12 neighborhood, once a Muslim stronghold. “It’s tragic and inexcusable … Continued

Palestine: Suspected Jewish vandals torch Mosque in Umm al-Fahm
19th Apr 2014

Palestine: Suspected Jewish vandals torch Mosque in Umm al-Fahm

Chris Carlson International Middle East Media Center: Suspected Jewish vandals, on Friday, set fire to a mosque and sprayed racist graffiti in the northern Israeli city of Umm al-Fahm, on the border of the West Bank, according to an Israeli police … Continued

15th Jan 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers burn mosque near Salfit

IMEMC & Agencies: Wednesday at dawn, a number of fanatic Israeli settlers burned the entrance of Ali Bin Abi Taleb Mosque, in the Deir Estia village, near the central West Bank city of Salfit. Local sources said that the settlers infiltrated the … Continued

9th Jan 2014

France: French court upholds Muslim veil ban

France’s law banning Muslim head and face veils stood strong on Wednesday against another challenge. A young woman arrested for wearing a veil had sought its dismissal. A French court on Wednesday convicted a young woman for wearing a full-face Islamic veil in … Continued

24th Dec 2013

France urged to scrap hijab ban for school trips

The French government was urged on Monday to overturn a ban on Muslim mothers wearing the Islamic veil while helping teachers on school trips. The move comes amid criticism of France’s strict application of its secular principles. France’s Conseil d’Etat … Continued

India: Prophet Shish shrine damaged, youth murdered at mosque in Ayodhya
21st Dec 2013

India: Prophet Shish shrine damaged, youth murdered at mosque in Ayodhya

  By Abu Zafa   New Delhi/Ayodhya, (India Tomorrow): About six unidentified men on Friday evening broke an outer wall of an ancient Muslim shrine in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya town and brutally murdered a 22-year-old undergraduate student at a mosque … Continued

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