Yemen: Civilians Bombed, Shelled, Starved

The Saudi-led coalition and the Houthi armed group engaged in a conflict in Yemen which have turned the country’s humanitarian crisis into a full-blown catastrophe, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2019.Continue Reading

Why we need Islamophobia Awareness Month

Islamophobia is not a phobia. For too long it has been explained away as ‘fear of’ or ‘prejudice towards’ Muslims, but Islamophobia is much more comprehensive than this. It is a strategy of governance to legitimize state violence through dehumanization and the othering of Muslims.Continue Reading

British Woman Attack Mosque with Booze and Bacon in Oldham, England

Shocking video has been circulating on social media shows two British women videotaping themselves while pouring alcohol and throwing bacon in front of a mosque in Oldham, England.

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Shocking video has been circulating on social media shows two British women videotaping themselves while pouring alcohol and throwing bacon in front of a mosque in Oldham, England.
The video starts with the two women approaching the mosque during prayer time, which can be heard in the video. One of them is heard warning her friend that they could “get arrested” for what they are doing while laughing.

The video also shows one of them while leaving bacon at the door, before they started laughing hysterically and ran away.

The two women who were widely-condemned, were believed to carry out such an act as a hate-crime towards Muslims, considering bacon and alcohol are prohibited in Islam.

The incident had been investigated by police when it happened in September, according to authorities.

The video came to light during this week has been watched for thousands of times sparking general condemnation among social media users.

Fancy dress site stops selling KKK costume used to scare Muslims

A Dublin fancy dress company has withdrawn from sale a bloody Ku Klux Klan costume after a group was accused of a hate crime for wearing it outside an Islamic prayer centre in Co Down (Aaron Rogan writes).

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Man who built bombs at Bristol home after spewing anti-Muslim hate escapes terror charge

A man who spewed hate against Muslims and migrants online before building explosives at his home was not charged with terror offences because officials decided there was “insufficient evidence” of his motivation.Continue Reading

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