Unidentified assailants desecrated a mosque in Munster, western Germany late on Tuesday. The assailants tore pages of a copy of Quran at Barbaros Mosque of the Turkish Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB). DITIB representative Sebahattin Cigdem said on Wednesday an investigation into last night’s attack was launched after they saw a copy of Quran ripped up inside the mosque and called the police Wednesday morning.Continue Reading
Germany’s Turkish-Muslim community calls on authorities to take stronger action against Islamophobic crimes.
Germany’s Turkish-Muslim community called on authorities on Wednesday to take stronger action against far-right extremists, amid growing number of threats and attacks targeting mosques and community institutions.Continue Reading
The number of injuries increased however, indicating a decrease in prevalence but a spike in severity. In total, 813 Islamophobic and anti-Muslim crimes were recorded last year, down from 950 in 2017. Continue Reading
he question of whether a German drugstore cashier’s right to wear a headscarf for religious reasons carries more weight than a business’ right is being bumped up to the European Court of Justice (ECJ), a German judge ruled yesterday.Continue Reading
Because of the “see something, say something” diligence of students at Greece Odyssey Academy in Monroe County a dastardly plot was uncovered by Greece Police. They discovered that four young men, aged 16 to 20, were planning to attack a Muslim community in Delaware County. During the investigation, police found that the men were deadly serious and in possession of three homemade explosive devices and 23 firearms.Continue Reading
Group has repeatedly been accused of antisemitism and Islamophobia.Continue Reading
Anti-Muslim sentiment is on the rise across Europe, particularly in Germany, home to more people of Turkish origin than any country outside Turkey.Continue Reading