Bulgarian Muslims Condemn Islamophobic Attacks

Bulgaria’s Muslim community has called on the police to investigate attacks on a mosque and the Grand Mufti’s Office in Sofia as hate crimes. Bulgaria’s Grand Mufti’s Office called on the police on Friday to investigate an attack on its office in the capital, Sofia, as a “hate crime”.Continue Reading

‘Racist, Islamophobic’ Tweets Spark Review Of Sussex County College, Republican Party Trustee

Jerry Scanlan, Chairman of the Sussex County Republican Committee, is being scrutinized by county officials after a slew of offensive tweets and memes were shared on the party's Twitter page.

Sussex County officials are investigating a series of racist and offensive tweets and memes shared on the county’s Republican party’s Twitter account.

The county’s Republican committee chairman Jerry Scanlan is “under scrutiny” for the tweets that targeted Democratic congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, whom President Trump recently suggested they should be deported, NJ.com reports.Continue Reading

UK Appoints Independent Expert on Islamophobia

Великобритания назначает независимого эксперта по исламофобии

The crackdown and concentrated efforts are in response to worrying statistics showing a rise in islamophobia in the UK.

the UK government appointed an independent advisor to give expert advice on islamophobia, as well as help create a clear definition of the social problem.Continue Reading

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