Assailants desecrate mosque in western Germany

Assailants desecrate mosque in western Germany

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

Muslim sports heroes like Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali have helped to bridge Britain’s toxic cultural divides

From prostrating in gratitude to running away from the sprays of champagne after a victory, they have helped to debunk the Islamophobic narratives we’ve become so used to seeing in this country

After the horrific terrorist attacks of 9/11, when Muslims across the country came under increased scrutiny, the now disgraced public relations guru Max Clifford said the only way for British Muslims to repair their image in the public eye would be to produce a homegrown David Beckham.Continue Reading

Exclusive Trailer: ALTER Targets Islamophobia In Social Horror/Thriller Short THE INVADERS

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Yet again, Gunpowder & Sky’s horror brand ALTER is here to bring audiences something timely, relevant, and powerful. In exactly one week, they’ll be releasing writer/director Mateo Márquez’ short film The Invaders, the award-nominated Best International Short from last year’s Fantasia Film Festival. The film tackles the alarming Islamophobia that is growing amongst many countries.Continue Reading

Boris Johnson faces more accusations of Islamophobia over newly-unearthed text

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Boris Johnson, the overwhelming favorite to take over as Britain’s prime minister next week, is facing renewed accusations of Islamophobia after claiming in a newly-unearthed 2007 text that the religion has left Muslim countries “centuries behind” the Western world.

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Most UK news coverage of Muslims is negative, major study finds

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Most coverage of Muslims in British news outlets has a negative slant, according to a major analysis by the Muslim Council of Britain, which concludes that news stories in the mainstream media are contributing to Islamophobia.

The study found the Mail on Sunday had the most negative coverage of Islam, with 78% of its stories featuring Muslims having negative themes – above an already-high industry average of 59%.Continue Reading