16 mosques and Islamic centers, a shop and a school have been attacked across the UK. Many Muslim women were attacked too. The latest attack on a mosque was on June 18 when Masjid-e-Noor in Gloucester was set on fire.
A Pakistani and Saudi Arabian mountaineers made history earlier last month when they became the first women from their respective countries to climb mount Everest.
The brutal slaying of Private Lee Rigby in Woolwich was particularly abhorrent...Suffice to say, the murder was used as a trigger for an unprecedented series of attacks on the Muslim community in Britain and more obnoxious comments by former Prime Minister, Tony Blair, that deserve to be condemned if not prosecuted as inciting violence.
The Coalition Government’s plans to promote mainstream British values appear to be at odds with the sense of national identity in England, according to new analysis of the 2011 Census by University of Manchester researchers.
A team from Blackburn’s Tauheedul Islam Boys’ High School has secured a place in the Jaguar Maths in Motion Challenge national final, beating off stiff competition from thousands of schools across the country.
don’t see why I should apologise for someone else’s crimes, but terrible people have hijacked my name and are committing appalling acts in that name. In some ways, I don’t feel I have a choice. But it gets wearing apologising all the time and I don't want to have to fly the flag any longer. I want to live my life as I always have, I don't want to spend most of it trying to prove my humanity and my decency.
The two men accused of murdering soldier Lee Rigby have both been remanded in custody after making separate court appearances.
Ramadan is a time for devotion to God, and inner reflection, and Muslims try to achieve this through performing extra acts of worship, giving as much charity as possible, reflect on the Qur’an, and try to improve their behavioural conduct.
If Modi was to become the prime minister it would be the end of the secular, plural and inclusive India that they know and love.
This month marks the one-year anniversary of the violent conflict which broke out last June in Rakhine State, Myanmar [Burma], causing killings of hundreds of Muslims and 150,000 Muslim citizens to flee their homes and live within the confines of overcrowded camps.
Turkish members of the Organization of Human Rights and Solidarity for Oppressed People (MAZLUM-DER) marked the third anniversary of a deadly raid by Israel on the Mavi Marmara flotilla, bound for the Gaza Strip, with a sit-in protest in front of the Israeli Embassy in Ankara on May 31.
American Civil Liberties Union has joined the Council on American–Islamic Relations in its demand that the FBI release details of the shooting of Ibrahim Todashev.
An American Muslim of Eritrean descent is suing the FBI and State Department, claiming his three month solitary confinement detention and torture in the UAE was done at their behest.
Israel kidnapped 1, 227 Palestinians and killed a further 16 since the beginning of 2013, according to a report by a Human Rights NGO.
Manager of boxing champ Ricky Burns is facing racism probe after posting Islamophobic rants on his Facebook page last month.
A pregnant Muslim woman who was attacked by two Islamophobic men in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil on June 13suffered a miscarriage, her lawyer announced on June 18.
A student from Brewster, New York, pleaded guilty to attempted murder on June 10 after stabbing a taxi driver in an Islamophobic attack in August 2010.
Delegates at the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly voted to adopt a report which challenges “claims that scripture offers any peoples a privileged claim for possession of a particular territory”.
The advert posted at a job centre in the eastern suburbs of Paris stipulated that Jean-Luc Benady would not employ North Africans and led to a prosecution for discrimination on the grounds of race and religion.
The Employment Tribunal in Birmingham recently heard a case brought by Christopher Turton against the National Halal Food Group.
Monsanto claims that it is easing lobbying efforts in Europe until broader support for their genetically modified (GM) seed can be attained. With recent controversy over an Oregon farmer discovering that unapproved genetically modified wheat was growing in his field, the biotech giant has been under scrutiny.
The number of children and teenagers admitted into hospital in England and Wales for obesity-related problems has quadrupled in the past decade, according to new research.
Researchers at Oregon State University have produced stem cells from cloned human embryos providing a new route to grow tailor-made embryonic stem cells.