Three Kansas men convicted over mass ‘slaughter’ plot targeting Muslims

Militia members plotted to blow up mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees in order to ‘wake people up’

Three members of a Kansas militia with a hatred of Muslim immigrants have been found guilty of plotting to blow up a mosque and apartment complex that housed Somali refugees in order to “wake people up”.Continue Reading

London man who threw acid at Muslim model jailed for 16 years

A British man who threw acid in a horrific Gat an aspiring Pakistani Muslim model while she was driving in London, ultimately deforming her whole face. The attacker, identified as 25-year-old John Tomlin was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday after a court ruling. The incident took place when the victim, Resham Khan, was celebrating her 21st birthday. Resham is also a student at Manchester University. To make matters worse, Tomlin also injured Khan’s uncle in the process who was with her in the car. Her 37-year-old relative, Jameel Mukhtar, suffered from permanent head and neck deformations. He also lost complete hearing in one of his ears.Continue Reading

Islamophobia should be seen as ‘crime against humanity’

World Muslim Minorities summit invites Muslims to work together against Islamophobia and ‘subcontracting’ terror groups.

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Organized with the aim of discussing the main problems of Muslim minorities and their solutions, a four-day summit on Muslim minorities ended in Istanbul on Thursday with a declaration saying Islamophobic activities should be declared a crime against humanity.Continue Reading

Anti-Muslim incidents constitute largest segment of hate crimes in Peel Region

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), a prominent civil liberties and advocacy organization, is deeply concerned by a new report submitted to the Peel Police Services Board on hate-motivated crime today. The report reveals a 168% increase in police-reported hate crimes from 2016 to 2017, the majority of which were motivated by anti-religious bigotry.

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Israeli airstrike on Gaza border kills Palestinian

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JERUSALEM — An Israeli airstrike killed a Gaza man Thursday, while a second Palestinian died of wounds sustained in last week’s mass protest along the Gaza-Israel border, officials said.

The deaths brought to 21 the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire over the past week, including 15 who had been involved in the protests.

The man killed in the airstrike before dawn Thursday had approached the border fence with an assault rifle, the Israeli military said. It released a grainy video showing the armed man walking in the dark.

A new round of protests along the border is expected on Friday, raising the prospect of further bloodshed.

The protest march last week, largely organized by Gaza’s Hamas rulers, had been billed as the first of several weeks of intermittent protests against a stifling decade-old Israeli blockade.

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Saudi-led air strike kills 15 in Yemen

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Air strikes killed some 15 people in Yemen’s south-western city Taiz yesterday, Associated Pressreported.

A civilian house in the Dimnat Khadir district was stuck by a missile according to tribal officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. The area has been subject to fierce fighting between Saudi-led coalition forces and the Houthi armed group.

In northern Yemen, up to four Saudi Arabian soldiers were killed at the southern border with Saada governorate, a known Houthi stronghold.

Yemeni journalist Hussain Al Bukhaiti tweeted that a Saudi-led coalition airstrike killed some nine civilians in a market in Saada yesterday.

Saudi Arabia’s most horrific attack came last year when it deliberately targeted an apartment block killing some 12 people, including six children. The block collapsed, causing civilians to be trapped under the rubble. Saudi Arabia claimed the strike was the result of a “technical error”.

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