Latest breaking news on Islamophobia

05.12.19 – 12.12.19

The most important news about Islamophobia in the world.

General election 2019: Conservative candidate in Hastings faces second inquiry into Islamophobia and anti-Semitism

Last week Sally-Ann Hart faced backlash for suggesting disabled people should be paid less because they ‘do not understand money’

Approach to Islamophobia to shape Muslim vote in UK

Muslim communities in UK describe Islamophobia as ‘main issue’ to be tackled by political parties

British Muslim advocacy group urges official inquiry into Conservative Islamophobia

New poll reveals 62 percent of Tory voters regard Islam as threat to the ‘British way of life’

James Cleverly apologises over Tory Islamophobia and racism allegationsChairman’s comments follow criticism of ministers endorsing candidates accused of offensive remarks

Largest Muslim group says BBC has ‘failed to sufficiently report’ on Tory Islamophobia

A leading Muslim body has slammed the BBC over its coverage of Islamophobia in the Tory party.

Dear Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Is an Engine of Anti-Muslim Hate the World Over. Don’t You Care?

Yet here we are in December 2019. Four years later, you and Facebook have gone from reassuring Muslims to amplifying hate and bigotry against us.

‘Anti-Islam’ Europe Is No Place for Azerbaijan, President Says

President Ilham Aliyev said Azerbaijan won’t seek closer integration with Europe, which he accused of discriminating against Muslims and undermining his country’s traditional values.

HomeWorld News Norwegian anti-Islam rally turns violent over KORAN BURNING

The leader of a group against the “Islamization” of Norway was attacked by several men after setting fire to a copy of the Koran during a demonstration. Footage shows police intervening to stop the skirmish.

BAE Systems accused of being party to alleged war crimes

A group of human rights organisations have filed a complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC), accusing BAE Systems and other arms manufacturers based in Europe of being party to alleged war crimes in the conflict in Yemen.

Hague court pushed to probe Israeli crimes in Gaza

Freedom Flotilla Coalition seeks end Israel’s crippling 13-year blockade of Gaza, which deprives 2M people of basic amenities

‘Misleading narrative’: ICC war crimes report angers Palestinians

Outrage over ICC prosecutor saying that giving stipends to families of killed or jailed Palestinians is a war crime.

What do refugees really need from those who want to help? A refugee explains

When I fled my home and sought shelter in Kakuma refugee camp, I was at one of the lowest points in my life. But not the lowest.

Man carrying knife tries to enter Leeds mosque

A man carrying a knife and a stick tried to get into a mosque in Leeds last Friday, police have said.

Democratic senator proposes tougher federal hate crime law

Democratic senator proposes tougher federal hate crime law The Connecticut senator‘s new bill would enhance the federal hate crime law to fight “dramatic underreporting” through creation of hate crime hotlines, increased penalties for perpetrators, and broader access for victims seeking restitution.

Man who intentionally hit Somali teen with truck outside KC mosque enters Alford plea

The driver of an SUV who intentionally struck and killed a 15-year-old Somali boy outside a Kansas City mosque in December 2014 entered an Alford plea to a second-degree murder charge earlier this week, according to court documents.

‘Mission accomplished’: How one woman built the mosque of her dreams in Vegas

Fatima Motti spent years crisscrossing the country searching for meaning in her life: as a dancer, as a wrestler, as a Sun Dancer with the Lakota Nation.

Turkey urges Islamic cooperation to help needy Muslims

Turkey’s president on Dec. 8 urged Muslim countries to work harder together to help millions of Muslims facing economic hardship.

CCTV appeal after break-in at mosque in Pollokshields

Police in Glasgow have released CCTV images of a man they wish to trace who they believe may be able to assist them in their enquiries into a house breaking which occurred at the Masjid Noor Mosque on Forth Street, Pollokshields between 11am and 11.30am on Sunday, October 20.

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