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car rams into people outside London mosque

Three injured after car rams into people outside London mosque

Truth NGO –  Police are investigating a possible ‘hate-crime’ after a car collided with worshippers leaving a Shia Islamic centre. According to Aljazeera, at least three people have been injured after a vehicle rammed into pedestrians close to a mosque in northwest London, British police have said. The Metropolitan Police said in a statement that the suspected “hate crime” took …

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Over 350 UK mosques urge May to probe Islamophobic views in her party

Truth NGO – More than 350 mosques and Muslim organizations across Britain have called on the ruling Conservative Party to launch a formal inquiry into increasing instances of Islamophobia within its ranks, according to a new report. Up to 11 separate umbrella organizations from Wales, Belfast, Scotland, Manchester and other parts of the UK have asked Prime Minister Theresa May …

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Young Muslim woman attacked in US hospital

Truth NGO – A young Muslim woman was attacked by a man in a US hospital, local news reported on Friday, in an attack her lawyer claimed was Islamophobic. The 19-year-old had just walked into the emergency room at the Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn last month, before a man approached her from behind and violently punched her in the head, …

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Anti-Muslim hate crimes spike under Trump: Report

Anti Muslim hate crimes spike under Trump

The number of Islamophobic incidents in the United States nearly doubled in the second quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year following the election of President Donald Trump, according to a leading Muslim advocacy group. More than 940 anti-Muslim hate crimes and bias incidents were reported between April and June of 2017, an increase of 91 percent, …

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Canadian parliament passes anti-Islamophobia motion

Canadian parliament passes antiIslamophobia motion

The Canadian parliament has passed a landmark anti-Islamophobia and religious discrimination motion that calls on politicians to condemn anti-Islamic behaviour and rhetoric. The vote follows months of fierce debate in Canada, including protests from both the motion’s supporters and detractors. Opponents argued the private members’ motion, which calls on the government to “condemn Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism …

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Racism in Rotterdam: how a diverse city got infected with Islamophobia

Racism in Rotterdam: how a diverse city got infected with Islamophobia

. As the Netherlands goes to the polls for its most controversial elections in decades, few would have expected this multicultural city to be hitting the headlines because of protest and unrest – yet that is exactly what is happening “Police were beating men and women with bats,” Jessy De Abreu says. “They hit people in the face. Hair was …

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more than 900,000 signatures to Stop Trump’s U.K. State Visit

Petition to Stop Trump's U.K. State Visit Surpasses 550K Signatures

Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK is expected to be debated in Parliament after senior Conservatives joined hundreds of thousands calling for it to be cancelled. More than 900,000 people had by Sunday night signed a petition calling for the visit, which is due to take place in the Summer, to be abandoned because of the risk it will …

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Bishop condemns Islamophobia after Scottish church’s Qur’an recital

Bishop condemns Islamophobia after Scottish churchs Quran recital

The head of a UK church in Scotland has condemned Islamophobic attacks following the recital of the Qur’an at a cathedral in Glasgow. The Most Reverend David Chillingworth, the Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, wrote in his blog on Sunday that the church “regretted” the abuse received by St. Mary’s Cathedral. Last week, it was reported that a verse …

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Mosque hit by bomb attack in Germany’s capital of islamophobia

Mosque hit by bomb attack in Germany's capital of islamophobia

A mosque has been hit with a bomb attack in Dresden, Germany along with the city’s international conference centre. The two sites were reportedly attacked with improvised devices and no injuries have been reported, according to local police cited by CNN. The first explosion, which hit the mosque, was reported just before 10pm and the second was reported around 20 …

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