Tag: Mosque

Muslims Smeared As “Enemies” For Trying To Build A Mosque

By Azadeh Shahshahani – Alternet.org Denying people a permit to construct a place of worship because of their faith violates the law. Muslim-Americans in Kennesaw, Georgia who had hoped to use space in a retail shopping center as a prayer center recently had to confront hateful and ignorant comments from some residents, accusing them of being… Read More ›

Okamura: Walk Your Pigs Near Mosques

By PraguePost.com MP urges Czechs to bother Muslims, says it is not xenophobia Prague, Jan 3 (ČTK) — Tomio Okamura, who heads the Czech opposition Dawn of Direct Democracy movement, has called on people on Facebook to bother Muslims in the Czech Republic by “walking pigs” in the vicinity of mosques, for example, which, he… Read More ›

Sweden: Protesters Denounce Arson Attack On Swedish Mosque

DTT: Islamophobia = Anti-Muslim bigotry, racism is a serious matter in Europe. Hate crimes against Muslims women and men have increased rapidly. Fascists, right-wingers feel emboldened by right-wing politicians and hence they think they can abuse and attack innocent Muslims women. It is great joy to see Swedes to confront anti-Muslim bigotry and be in… Read More ›

Pig’s Head Hung On Mosque Door In Vienna

By TheLocal.at   In a barbaric affront to Muslim sensibilities, part of a pig’s head and some pork tripe was attached to the door of a Mosque in Vienna’s 21st district on Christmas day. The imam of the Kocatepe mosque spoke to the Andadolu press agency about the incident, condemning the vandalism as an “unacceptable”… Read More ›

Arson Attack On Swedish Mosque Injures Five

By Bob Pitt – IslamophobiaWatch.co.uk An arsonist set fire to a mosque in central Sweden on Thursday injuring five people, police said, as the country grapples with a political crisis caused by the rise of the extreme right. “Somebody threw an object through a closed window and afterwards a fire started inside,” police spokesman Lars… Read More ›

German Mosque Vandalized With Swastikas & Racist Graffiti

By Dw.de A half-built mosque in the northwestern German town of Dormagen has been spray painted with swastikas and racist slogans. The act of vandalism comes as anti-Islamic demonstrations continue to grow across Germany. The perpetrators are reported to have entered the building site late Saturday/early Sunday morning. As well as the symbol associated to… Read More ›

American Christian Man Arrested For Alleged Plot To Bomb Muslim Holy Sites

DTT Comment: An American Christian man has been reported by Haaretz.com to have been arrested, for allegedly plotting to bomb Muslim Holy Sites. What I find astonishing is why this thug has not been branded as a ‘terrorist’ in the media? Why is it that there is a complete silence in the media about this… Read More ›

Men Fined For Threatening To ‘torch’ And ‘Blow Up’ Mosque On Facebook

By Jeremy Culley – TheBoltonNews.co.uk TWO men have been convicted of making Facebook threats to “torch” and “blow up” a proposed new mosque in Astley Bridge. Police arrested both men for posting offensive messages on the Stop The Astley Bridge Facebook page, which has since been taken down. Leon Richmond, aged 18, wrote on the… Read More ›

Man Charged Over ‘Racist’ Mosque Attack

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has been charged in connection to a racially aggravated attack on a mosque in Warrington town centre. Nathan Hancox, of Thynne Street, was arrested on Thursday, and has been bailed. He is due to appear at Halton Magistrates Court on September 16, charged with racially aggravated criminal damage. WarringtonGuardian.co.uk

Mosque Fires In Germany Trigger Concerns Of Islamophobia

By Daily Sabah Suspected arson attacks on mosques attended by Turks in Germany raises concerns about a rise in Islamophobia and racism. In Germany alone 81 attacks targeting mosques were carried out since 2012 ISTANBUL — A Turkish delegation comprised of officials from Turkish Parliament’s Human Rights Committee and head of Turks Abroad and Related… Read More ›