Hamza Yusuf stokes controversy with comments about Black Lives Matter and political Islam

The prominent American Muslim theologian Shaykh Hamza Yusuf has been widely criticised for comments he made about the Black Lives Matter Movement, the Muslim...

Yasir Qadhi calls for attacks on Hamza Yusuf to stop

The prominent American theologian Shaykh Yasir Qadhi has urged people to stop attacking Hamza Yusuf over controversial comments he made at a recent Islamic...

Nouman Ali Khan’s Bayyinah Institute launches lawsuit against Imam Omar Suleiman

UPDATE: 5Pillars can confirm that the lawsuit against Imam Omar Suleiman by Bayyinah Institute was dismissed on Thursday 30 November 2017. Nouman Ali Khan's Bayyinah Institute...

Aafia Siddiqui says she was assaulted by inmate in U.S. prison

Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui is calling for public support after reports that she suffered a serious violent assault by an inmate at FMC Carswell...

VIDEO: Man beats up American Muslim woman and rips her hijab off

Shocking video footage of a male student repeatedly punching and kicking a Muslim woman wearing the hijab. This incident is believed to have taken...

Canadian newspaper board resigns after backlash over spiking of pro Palestine article

The board of a Canadian student newspaper has resigned after causing an uproar by removing a pro-Palestinian article from their website. The Sheaf, the University...

The number of U.S. mosques and attendees has increased in last decade

A major new report on American mosques has shown that the number of masjids and attendees continues to grow despite increased hostility to Islam.  The...

Two girls sentenced to juvenile detention for murder of U.S. immigrant Mohammad Anwar

Two teenage girls have been sentenced to juvenile detention for the murder of Pakistani immigrant Mohammad Anwar in a botched carjacking in Washington D.C. A 14...

Muslim groups call for boycott of Hilton hotels over China mosque demolition

America’s largest Muslim civil rights organisation, as well as over 40 other U.S. and international groups, have called for a global boycott of Hilton...

Man throws hot coffee at Muslim woman’s face and calls her a terrorist

A homeless man in Manhattan threw hot coffee at a Muslim woman's face before hitting her and calling her a “terrorist”, the New York...
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