French parliament passes law which critics say will deprive Muslims of rights

The French Parliament has adopted a controversial "separatism law" which is being widely seen as giving the authorities more power to confront "radical Islam." The...

Six French Muslim women fined for swimming in burkinis

Six French Muslim women have been fined and temporarily banned from swimming for wearing burkinis in a municipal pool. The incident happened on Wednesday at the municipal swimming...

Danish cartoonist who drew blasphemous image of Prophet dies

Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, who infamously drew an image of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) wearing a bomb as a turban, has died aged 86. Westergaard...

Employers can ban Muslim women from wearing hijab, EU’s top court rules

The EU's top court has ruled that employers can ban workers from wearing the hijab as long as they apply the same standard to...

French court convicts 11 people of harassing teenage Islamophobe

A French court has convicted 11 people of harassing and threatening an Islamophobe over her anti-Islam online videos. Al Jazeera reports that the court on...

Jailed Russian opposition leader ‘denied access to Quran’

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is threatening to sue Russian authorities after he was allegedly denied access to the Holy Quran. Navalny, who is...

French Senate votes to ban hijab for under 18s

French parliamentarians have voted to ban the wearing of the hijab in public for those under 18, to ban burkinis in public pools, and...

Austrian authorities accused of violating Muslim children’s rights during police raids

Austrian lawyers and NGOs have accused the Minister of the Interior of failing to protect children from criminalisation and trauma following police raids on Muslims...

Catholic Church says same-sex unions are not valid

The Catholic Church has reiterated that priests are not allowed to bless same-sex unions because they are not valid. In response to questions from a number of...

European Commission urged to investigate France over treatment of Muslims

A global coalition of 25 civil society organisations and NGOs from 11 countries have submitted a letter to the President of the European Commission urging...
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