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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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Acid attacks: Hate mongers now terrifying Muslims by throwing water in London

Acid attacks Hate mongers now terrifying Muslims by throwing water in London

Water was thrown over two women standing outside a mosque in an apparent fake acid attack police are treating as racially aggravated assault. The women, who were wearing traditional head coverings, were attacked as they waited outside the Bashir Ahmed Masjid in Southampton on Tuesday. CCTV footage shows a black car slowing down next to them before speeding away. The …

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Teenager who shot Curtis Cheng gave Isis salute, court told

Teenager who shot Curtis Cheng gave Isis salute, court told

.Teenager who shot Curtis Cheng gave Isis salute, court told The teenager who shot dead the Sydney police employee Curtis Cheng gave the Islamic State salute to a security camera at a western Sydney mosque before he carried out the murder, a court has heard. CCTV footage of 15-year-old Farhad Jabar’s movements in the lead-up to him shooting Cheng outside …

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Donald Trump will appeal ‘flawed’ court block on his ‘Muslim ban’, White House says

Donald Trump will appeal 'flawed' court block on his 'Muslim ban', White House says

. White House spokesman Sean Spicer defended the blocked travel ban Donald Trump intends to appeal against the “flawed” court ruling which blocked his amended travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries, White House spokesman Sean Spicer has announced. The press secretary said on Thursday that the Trump administration would appeal the rulings against the travel ban in the near future. …

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Israeli lawmakers give initial approval to bill banning Muslim calls to prayers

Israeli lawmakers give initial approval to bill banning Muslim calls to prayers

The Israeli parliament, Knesset, has given preliminary approval to a controversial bill that would ban Muslim calls to prayers from being announced via loudspeakers at mosques in the occupied Palestinian territories. The “muezzin” bill was passed in the preliminary reading by 55-48 votes on Wednesday. The bill was approved after a heated discussion that turned into shouting matches between the …

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Man running for state representative calls for boycott of Muslim-owned businesses

Man running for state representative calls for boycott of Muslim-owned businesses

‘I for one will no longer knowingly go to or do business with any establishment that has someone who I know is a follower of Islam working there’ A Louisiana man who is running for elected office has defended a Facebook post calling for a boycott of Muslim-owned businesses. Michael “Duke” Lowrie wrote in November 2015 that people who follow …

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Forest Hill ‘stabbing’: Man shouted I want to kill a Muslim while chasing passengers

Stabbing attack on Muslims

A knifeman reportedly stabbed a passenger on a train at Forest Hill station before chasing people outside shouting “I want to kill a Muslim”. The attacker allegedly shouted: “Who is a Muslim? I want to kill a Muslim.” A 38-year-old man from London has been arrested on suspicion of GBH following the “serious incident”, British Transport Police confirmed. They said …

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NYPD: Muslim woman attacked by three men who yelled Donald Trump’s name in Manhattan

NYPD: Muslim woman attacked by three men who yelled Donald Trump's name in Manhattan

A Muslim woman was attacked on Thursday by three men who attempted to grab her purse and rip off her hijab, authorities announced on Friday. The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is now investigating after three intoxicated men attacked the 18-year-old woman and called her a terrorist while she rode a northbound 6 train around 10 pm. Police also said …

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FBI REPORTS HIGHEST NUMBER OF HATE CRIMES AGAINST MUSLIMS SINCE 2001

FBI REPORTS HIGHEST NUMBER OF HATE CRIMES AGAINST MUSLIMS SINCE 2001

  Anti-Muslim hate crimes in the U.S. have increased by 67 percent in one year, an FBI report has found. According to the bureau’s Hate Crimes Statistics report, there were 257 incidents against Muslims in 2015—the highest number since 2001 when anti-Muslim sentiment escalated after the September 11 attacks. This year’s report, which contains data from 14,997 law enforcement agencies, …

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TRUMP ADVISER MOVES ON REINSTATING MUSLIM IMMIGRANT REGISTRY, BUILDING U.S.-MEXICO WALL

TRUMP ADVISER MOVES ON REINSTATING MUSLIM IMMIGRANT REGISTRY, BUILDING U.S.-MEXICO WALL

An architect of anti-immigration efforts who says he is advising President-elect Donald Trump said the new administration could push ahead rapidly on construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall without seeking immediate congressional approval. Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who helped write tough immigration laws in Arizona and elsewhere, said in an interview that Trump’s policy advisers had also discussed …

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