Muslims raise over $50k for victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

The Muslim-American community has raised more than $ 50,000 for the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting that left at least 11 people dead and six injured. The ‘Muslims Unite for Pittsburgh Synagogue’ campaign, hosted by the Muslim crowdfunding site LaunchGood, aimed to raise funds to support the shooting victims with funeral expenses and medical […]

French imam under investigation over sermon calling for ‘Muslims to fight Jews’

A French imam is under scrutiny over a controversial sermon, which says that Muslims will be told to fight and kill Jews on Judgement Day. The cleric is now being investigated for inciting hatred. The probe into “public provocation to hatred or violence” was opened against Mohamed Tatai, the imam of the newly inaugurated Grand […]

A Chinese landlord was arrested on terror charges for renting out his home to ethnic minority Muslims

Eric Lafforgue/Art in All of Us/Corbis via Getty Images A Chinese landlord was arrested on terror charges for renting out his home to ethnic minority Uighurs.  The landlord was arrested under the country’s counter-terrorism law, which took effect in early 2016. And while the law makes no mention of prohibitions against renting property to Uighurs, […]

Theresa may demands Boris Johnson apologise for his burqa ‘letter box’ comments about Muslims

Gareth Fuller – WPA Pool/Getty Images Theresa May has demanded Boris Johnson for comparing women wearing burqas to bank robbers and letter boxes. The former Foreign Secretary has been accused of Islamophobia over the remarks, which he made in a newspaper column. Johnson has so far refused to back down, and May said on Tuesday […]

Migration & radical European Muslims stir up antisemitism in Germany – parliament chief

Radical Muslim communities and immigrants harboring extremist views of Israel are contributing to the rise of anti-Semitism on German soil, speaker of the Bundestag Wolfgang Schaeuble warned in a candid interview. Wolfgang Schaeuble, a German political heavyweight who previously served as the country’s finance minister, argued that combatting anti-Semitism is “a stress test” for Western […]

Inside China’s network of ethnic ‘re-education’ camps that are tamping down on the country’s Muslims

Reuters/Tyrone Siu Since announcing a “people’s war on terror” in 2014, the Chinese Communist Party has created an unprecedented network of re-education camps in the autonomous Xinjiang region that are essentially ethnic gulags. Unlike the surgical “strike hard” campaigns of the recent past, the people’s war uses a carpet-bombing approach to the country’s tumultuous western […]

UN says Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya Muslims has the ‘hallmarks of genocide’

Thomson Reuters The U.N. special envoy on human rights in Myanmar said Thursday that the Myanmar military’s violent operations against Rohingya Muslims bear “the hallmarks of a genocide.” Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled their villages into Bangladesh since the Myanmar military’s crackdown following Aug. 25 attacks by Rohingya insurgents. An Associated Press report Thursday detailed […]

Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to resettle 650,000 displaced Rohingya Muslims within 2 years

Thomson Reuters Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to complete the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled a crackdown from Myanmar’s army into Bangladesh last year. The UN has called Myanmar’s army crackdown a “textbook” example of ethnic cleansing, and over 650,000 Rohingya have fled. The UN is now warning that Rohingya […]

Muslims projected to bypass Jews as second-largest US religious denomination by 2040

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 15:53 There were some 3.45 million Muslims living in the United States in 2017, according to research by Pew Research Center. That number is expected to jump significantly over the next couple of decades. Using a variety of different measures, including its own survey and demographic research, Pew determined there […]

Indian-born Muslims fear deportation as Hindu nationalist Modi’s crack down on immigration

Thomson Reuters India’s Prime Minister Nandera Modi’s Hindu Nationalist party has vowed to act against illegal Muslim immigrants from neighboring Bangladesh, but some Indian-born Muslims fear they could be descriminated against. The government is asking people to prove they have lived in India since 1974, and if they can’t prove it they could be deported […]