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Last updated: 04/10/2017 05:56 PM EST
04/10/2017 05:56 PM EST
Chechnya opens concentration camp for homosexuals
Prisoners have been reportedly tortured with electric shocks and some beaten to death
04/09/2017 07:32 AM EST
UK: Surge in 'Honour Crimes' and Forced Marriages in London
So-called "honour crimes" have risen by 40 per cent in five years in London, with the number of forced marriages doubling in the same period.
04/08/2017 05:21 PM EST
Juncker's party calls for EU-wide ban on Muslim veil
The EU Parliament's biggest group, the European People's Party, has expressed support for a Europe-wide ban of the Muslim veil citing both cultural and security..
04/07/2017 12:04 PM EST
British DJ sentenced to jail in Tunisia over dance remix of the Muslim call to prayer
A British DJ has been sentenced to a year in jail by Tunisia for remixing a Muslim call to prayer.
04/04/2017 02:11 PM EST
Marine Le Pen: 'I Will Bring Islamist Fundamentalism to Its Knees'
At a rural town hall meeting in La Bazoche-Gouet, French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen criticised her globalist rival..
04/04/2017 09:11 AM EST
Swedish PM condemns Muslim gender segregated school bus
A Muslim school in Sweden has defended itself after some of its pupils were separated by gender on a school bus..
04/03/2017 06:41 PM EST
San Francisco police officer fired for alleged anti-Muslim text message
A San Francisco police officer was fired last month after purportedly using an anti-Muslim slur in a text message, sources familiar with the case said..
04/03/2017 06:35 PM EST
German Government Rejects Calls for Islam Law
The German government says there's no need for new legislation to regulate Islamic organizations in the country.
04/03/2017 09:37 AM EST
Imam Called A 'Fake Muslim' for Opposing Sharia in Australia
A Muslim leader has slammed extremists who claim he is a fraud for following Australian law over Sharia and not wanting to form an independent..
04/03/2017 07:02 AM EST
Canada's Justin Trudeau comments on video offering reward for recording Muslim students praying
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for the need to "work to ensure that everyone understands [and respects]..
03/31/2017 04:12 PM EST
CAIR leader compares plight of Muslims in America to that of Jews in Nazi Germany
A prominent American Muslim leader suggested earlier this month that American Muslims could face persecution similar to what the Jews endured in Nazi Germany.
03/31/2017 03:39 PM EST
Italy: Muslim Mother Shaves Head of Daughter Who Refused to Wear Veil
A Muslim mother has shaved the head of her 14-year-old daughter in Bologna, Italy, on learning..
03/31/2017 10:34 AM EST
Pakistan: Imprisoned Christians offered freedom if they 'convert to Islam'
A Pakistani prosecutor has reportedly said he can "guarantee the acquittal" of 42 Christians charged with killing two men if they convert to Islam.
03/31/2017 09:57 AM EST
Swedish Feminists Flee Suburbs Due to Islamic Fundamentalism
Feminists in Stockholm are leaving areas like the notorious migrant-heavy no-go zones of Husby and Tensta because they say religious fundamentalists now rule those suburbs.
03/30/2017 10:03 AM EST
China bans burqas and 'abnormal' beards in Muslim province
China has banned burqas, veils and "abnormal" beards in a predominantly Muslim province in what it claims is a crackdown on religious extremism.
03/30/2017 09:15 AM EST
Pope Francis Calls for 'World Without Nuclear Weapons'
In a written message to the United Nations, Pope Francis urged all national, international and civic organizations to work "with determination"..
03/30/2017 08:27 AM EST
German politician wants 'Islam law' and mosque registry
Germany needs an "Islam law" to regulate Muslim religious communities and ensure that what is being preached in mosques..
03/29/2017 04:43 PM EST
Swedish Man Prosecuted For Assaulting Muslims with Bacon
A Swedish man is facing charges in court after being accused of eating bacon too closely to a group of veiled Muslim women and calling..
03/29/2017 01:40 PM EST
Germany: Muslim parents protest against gay teacher at Berlin preschool
Muslim parents have threatened to gather signatures for a petition against a Berlin preschool, after discovering that one of its male teachers is gay.
03/29/2017 10:15 AM EST
Austrian Government to Ban Burqa
The grand coalition government of the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) and the Socialist Party (SPÖ) have now agreed to ban..
03/29/2017 08:33 AM EST
Islamic Council Norway criticized after hiring woman in niqab as administrative officer
Norwegian Muslim umbrella organisation Islamic Council Norway has been criticised for hiring a woman who wears the full face-covering niqab as a communications officer.
03/28/2017 03:30 PM EST
Rollins College suspends student who challenged Muslim professor's claim that Jesus crucifixion a hoax
A Florida college student was suspended after he challenged a Muslim professor who claimed that Jesus' crucifixion at Calvary was a hoax.
03/28/2017 06:52 AM EST
Poll: 61% of French people believe Islam is not compatible with their society
A new poll has shown that nearly two thirds of French people do not believe that Islam is compatible with their society.
03/27/2017 08:26 AM EST
'Religious left' emerging as U.S. political force in Donald Trump era
Since President Donald Trump's election, monthly lectures on social justice at the 600-seat Gothic chapel of New York's Union Theological..
03/27/2017 06:07 AM EST
Mexicans who help build Donald Trump's wall 'traitors,' top Archdiocese says
Mexicans who help build U.S. President Donald Trump's planned border wall would be acting immorally and should be deemed traitors..
03/26/2017 08:03 AM EST
Indonesian Mullahs Mull Fatwa Against Fake News
ndonesia's highest Muslim clerical council is set to issue a religious decree that prohibits the circulation of fake news on the internet..
03/24/2017 03:11 PM EST
Pope Francis urges EU: Resist 'false' security promised by populists
Pope Francis urged European leaders on Friday to resist the "false forms of security" promised by populists who want to wall themselves off..
03/24/2017 01:56 PM EST
Pope Francis says EU 'risks dying'
The European Union 'risks dying' without a new vision, Pope Francis has warned.
03/24/2017 11:11 AM EST
French Muslims Protest and Pray in Street After Mosque Closure
Muslims in the French city of Clichy protested a local government decision to remove them from a building which they were occupying and had turned..
03/24/2017 06:29 AM EST
Canadian government passes anti-Islamophobia motion
The House of Commons has passed M-103, a non-binding motion condemning Islamophobia and religious discrimination.
03/23/2017 02:28 PM EST
Poll: Canadians think problem of Islamophobia overblown
Most Canadians not only wouldn't vote for M-103, a majority believe that politicians and the media are overblowing the problem of Islamophobia..
03/23/2017 02:19 PM EST
German state bans mosque group after imam calls for killings
German state officials say they've banned an Islamic cultural association that ran a mosque in the central German town of Kassel due to extremist comments.
03/23/2017 06:16 AM EST
Australia's Pauline Hanson calls for Muslim faith to be banned
Those on social media trying to show solidarity with the victims of the London terror attack should instead be ending their posts with #Pray4MuslimBan..
03/22/2017 10:05 AM EST
Feminist Moms Create 'Hijab Barbies' to Fight Racism
Three moms in Pittsburgh are creating 'Hello Hijab' Barbie-compatible Islamic headscarves to encourage "inclusivity" and fight racism..
03/22/2017 07:19 AM EST
Brussels mayor: All our mosques are controlled by Salafists
The Belgian capital has a problem with extremist Islam, Brussels Mayor Yvan Mayeur said in an interview with newspaper De Morgen ..
03/21/2017 02:22 PM EST
Pope Francis tells young to resist 'false' reality of social media
Pope Francis on Tuesday warned young people to resist the lure of "false" versions of life presented on social media or reality TV shows.
03/21/2017 02:06 PM EST
Study: Third of France's Young Muslims Hold Fundamentalist Religious Views
A study looking at the prevalence of radical ideology among high school students has found that French Muslims are much more likely..
03/19/2017 08:15 AM EST
Emmanuel Macron Vows to Close Down Islamist Associations on French Soil
French independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday he would eliminate Islamist associations in France..
03/18/2017 11:15 AM EST
Facebook to send team to Pakistan to address 'blasphemy' concerns
Pakistan has said a team from Facebook will arrive in the country to address Islamabad's reservations over what it calls "blasphemous and objectionable material"..
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03/17/2017 12:10 PM EST
Google to Target Criticism of Islam in New Censorship Purge
One of the examples cited by Google for what it now considers "upsetting-offensive" content that will be subject to flagging..
03/17/2017 08:39 AM EST
Australian Teacher Quits After Islamic Students Threaten to Behead Her
Teachers at a primary school in Sydney, Australia have been threatened with beheading and other violence from young Islamic students..
03/17/2017 05:06 AM EST
Activists in German town protest mosque construction with crosses
Wooden crosses several meters high have been installed by a group of protesters at a site in Erfurt, in the German region of Thuringia..
03/16/2017 06:19 AM EST
Theresa May promises not to enforce headscarf ban after EU court forbids religious symbols at work
THERESA May has vowed not to ban the burka, headscarf and other religious symbols from the workplace after an EU ruling gave employers the power.
03/15/2017 12:12 PM EST
European headscarf ban won't be imposed on British workers automatically, say lawyers
A European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling allowing employers to ban their workers from wearing any kind of "political, philosophical or religious sign"..
03/15/2017 07:28 AM EST
India: 46 Muslim clerics issue fatwa against teen Bollywood singer for performing in public
Around 46 Muslim clerics from the northeastern Indian state of Assam have issued a fatwa (a religious ruling) against a teen Bollywood singer.
03/15/2017 06:13 AM EST
Geert Wilders lashes out at Islam in debate
Dutch firebrand Geert Wilders has made use of the last televised debate just hours before polling stations opened in the Netherlands..
03/14/2017 06:27 AM EST
European court rules employers can ban women wearing Hijab
The European Court of Justice has ruled that companies can ban employees from wearing the Islamic headscarf and other religious symbols.
03/13/2017 11:22 AM EST
Spain: Muslim Men Urged to Marry Christian Women to Spread Islam
To strengthen their religion, an unknown group in Spain has put up hundreds of posters in a migrant-dominated area that call..
Germany: Muslims Bully Christian Refugees And Force Them Participate In Islamic Prayers
Chechnya opens concentration camp for homosexuals
Swedish Man Prosecuted For Assaulting Muslims with Bacon
MP says more than million Canadian Muslims "are victimized on a daily basis"
No mention of 'Christmas' at Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's party
Justin Trudeau: We have a problem with Islamophobia in Canada
Belgium: Muslim children 'celebrate' after hearing of Brussels terror attacks in class - Teacher
German court: Muslim woman can't wear face veil in class
Militant Strain of Islam Gains Ground in Indonesia
Sweden wants to ban gender segregated school classes
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