Category Archives: Muslim NEWS

Netherlands: Turkish mosque vandalized in S Netherlands

Netherlands: Turkish mosque vandalized in S Netherlands AMSTERDAM (AA) – A group of vandals attacked a Turkish mosque in southern Netherlands, local television channel RTV Rijnmond reported. The station said at least 15 people attacked the mosque with iron bars and shattered the windows. Two

UK: Brexit board member resigns over Islamophobic tweets

UK: Brexit board member resigns over Islamophobic tweets LONDON (AA) – A board member of the Leave campaign resigned Monday over a series of anti-Muslim tweets, just two days before a referendum decides whether the U.K. should stay in the EU, according to British media

Sri Lanka: 2 years on, Sri Lankans recall deadly anti-Muslim riots

Sri Lanka: 2 years on, Sri Lankans recall deadly anti-Muslim riots DHARGA TOWN, (AA): Two years since anti- Muslim riots killed four, injured over 80 and displaced some 10,000 residents of Aluthgama, Beruwala and Dharga Town — three Muslim-populated coastal towns — many Muslims who

UK: Anti-Islam group PEGIDA holds rally in Birmingham

UK: Anti-Islam group PEGIDA holds rally in Birmingham Around 200 protesters have performed a “silent march” organized by newly founded and controversial UK branch of anti-Islam PEGIDA movement Saturday in Birmingham city center. The far-right group members arrived at Birmingham’s international train station under heavy

US: Half of Americans believe US Muslims anti-American

US: Half of Americans believe US Muslims anti-American Roughly half of Americans believes at least “some” U.S. Muslims are anti-American, according to a new research released Wednesday. The Pew Research Center said its survey of 2,000 people, conducted Jan. 7-14, found that many Americans think

Netherlands: Far-right Dutch MP hands out sprays ‘against refugees’

Netherlands: Far-right Dutch MP hands out sprays ‘against refugees’ Far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders has handed out sprays containing red paint to women so they can “protect themselves against refugees”. The leader of Freedom Party was accompanied by deputies as he visited the town of