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“Smash a P*aki” thugs video themselves beating up Edinburgh schoolboy

“Smash a P*aki” thugs video themselves beating up Edinburgh schoolboy

UK 1st October 2016 at 3:59 pm 0 comments

A pack of 13-year-old thugs beat up a schoolboy because of his race, then put a video of the assault on Twitter with the words, “Smash a P*ki.” The Daily Record reports that Police Scotland are treating it as a hate crime and two boys have been arrested. The video […]

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Bulgaria bans the niqab

Bulgaria bans the niqab

Europe, World 1st October 2016 at 1:53 pm 0 comments

Bulgaria’s parliament has approved a law banning women from wearing veils that cover their faces in public. The law was pushed by the nationalist Patriotic Front coalition, whose co-leader Krasimir Karakachanov cited security reasons, saying “the burqa is more a uniform than a religious symbol.” The ban will apply for […]

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Asad Khan

Bradford boy found dead after complaining of bullying

UK 29th September 2016 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

An 11-year-old boy’s family fear he was being bullied in the lead-up to his death after he was found unresponsive in his bedroom. Asad Khan died shortly after being taken to hospital from his home in Bradford on Wednesday evening. Pupils and staff at his school are said to be […]

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Prevent is causing huge concern among British Muslim communities

New CAGE report debunks the science behind Prevent

UK 29th September 2016 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

Advocacy group CAGE has released a report debunking the government’s system for spotting the signs of radicalisation. The “science” of pre-crime: The secret “radicalisation” study underpinning Prevent says the government uses a system of 22 factors that has been developed to train public sector employees in spotting signs of vulnerability. […]

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Shimon Peres – “The Butcher of Qana” – dies

Shimon Peres – “The Butcher of Qana” – dies

Middle East, Palestine, World 28th September 2016 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

The notorious Israeli war criminal Shimon Peres has died aged 93 after suffering a stroke. Palestinians, Lebanese, Arabs and Muslims will remember him as the man responsible for the Qana massacre in Lebanon in 1996, as the chief architect of Israel’s clandestine nuclear programme, and for playing a key role […]

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Islamic Relief takes legal action against Israel over West Bank ban

Islamic Relief takes legal action against Israel over West Bank ban

UK 26th September 2016 at 6:03 pm 0 comments

Islamic Relief is taking legal action against Israel after it was barred from operating in the West Bank. The Jewish News reported that Islamic Relief Worldwide was placed on a banned list by former Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon two years ago amid claims of funds being funnelled to Hamas. Islamic […]

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Kind-hearted neighbours prevent woman being evicted from her home

UK 24th September 2016 at 1:48 pm 0 comments

Kind-hearted neighbours have prevented a woman in Bristol from being evicted from her home by forming a human chain around it. According to media reports, Nimo Abdullahi, 39, claimed her landlord tried to kick her and her five children out of their home after she complained about the rising damp. […]

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Co-op in Milton Keynes were the assault took place

Serious questions need answering over brutal attack on pregnant Muslim woman in Milton Keynes

UK 24th September 2016 at 1:06 am 0 comments

Maz Saleem is a campaigner against racism and Islamophobia. Her father was murdered three years ago in a brutal Islamophobic attack. You can follow her on Twitter @CampaignerMaz   Maz Saleem investigates the recent Islamophobic attack on a pregnant Muslim woman in Milton Keynes and raises questions over the actions […]

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Iranian president blasts Saudi Arabia in United Nations address

Iranian president blasts Saudi Arabia in United Nations address

Iran, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, World 22nd September 2016 at 5:41 pm 0 comments

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said the Saudi government must stop adopting “divisive” polices in the Middle East. He made the remarks during his speech at the 71st UN General Assembly session in New York today. Saudi Arabia and Iran are regional rivals and are at odds in Syria, Iraq, Yemen […]

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Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam

The martyrs of 1987 and the Saudi violation of Hajj

Features, Opinion 21st September 2016 at 7:36 pm 0 comments

Arzu Merali is one of the founders of the Islamic Human Rights Commission   Arzu Merali argues that last year’s disaster in Mina was just more of the same from a Saudi regime that has been responsible for much worse in its treatment of hujjaj. Hajj is not supposed to […]

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