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Germany: Footballer Mesut Ozil sparks racism debate in Germany
24th Jul 2018

Germany: Footballer Mesut Ozil sparks racism debate in Germany

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): Footballer Mesut Ozil’s decision to quit Germany’s national team has sparked a divisive debate in the country on racism and discrimination. “It is an alarm signal when a great German footballer like Mesut Ozil … Continued

Germany: Far-right party holds anti-Islam rally in Berlin
28th May 2018

Germany: Far-right party holds anti-Islam rally in Berlin

By Cuneyt Karadag   BERLIN (AA): An anti-Islam anti-immigration rally was held by 5,000 far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in country’s capital Berlin on Sunday. Speaking to media before the beginning of the rally, AfD board member Beatrix von … Continued

Austria: Islamophobic attacks against Muslims increase by 21 percent
25th Apr 2018

Austria: Islamophobic attacks against Muslims increase by 21 percent

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): Racist attacks against Muslims rose in Austria in 2017 when compared to the previous year, according to a report released on Tuesday. The Documentation and Consultation Center for Muslims in Austria report said in … Continued

Sweden: Stockholm mosque vandalised again
23rd Mar 2018

Sweden: Stockholm mosque vandalised again

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque in Stockholm was vandalised with racist words and symbols on Thursday, according to mosque officials. In a statement, the Södermalm mosque management said a big swastika symbol was spray painted at the … Continued

UK: Thousands demonstrate across country against racism and Islamophobia
18th Mar 2018

UK: Thousands demonstrate across country against racism and Islamophobia

By Muhammad Mussa London (AA) – Tens of thousands braved the freezing weather Saturday to demonstrate against the rise of racism, Islamophobia and Donald Trump’s presidency across the country. Organised by the activist group Stand Up To Racism, over 20,000 … Continued

British Olympian Mo Farah ‘racially abused’ at German airport
7th Mar 2018

British Olympian Mo Farah ‘racially abused’ at German airport

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): British Olympic gold medalist and the U.K.’s most successful-ever distance runner Sir Mo Farah has complained of “racial harassment” at German Munich airport. A video uploaded by the four-time British Olympic gold medallist … Continued

Greece: Muslim leader condemns  racist remarks by ex-Foreign Minister
22nd Feb 2018

Greece: Muslim leader condemns racist remarks by ex-Foreign Minister

By Mehmet Hatipoglu   KOMOTINI, Greece (AA): A Muslim Turk representative in Greece on Wednesday condemned racist remarks by former Greek Foreign Minister Theodoros Pangalos. Pangalos, who was foreign minister from 1996-99, said “the only good Turk is a dead … Continued

OSCE:  6,000 hate crime incidents reported in Europe in 2016
17th Nov 2017

OSCE: 6,000 hate crime incidents reported in Europe in 2016

By Merve Aydogan   ANKARA (AA): The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) on Thursday published its 2016 hate crime data, including 5,998 incidents. “On the International Day for Tolerance, this is our contribution to support the important … Continued

German far-right leader says German minister of Turkish origin should be disposed of
29th Aug 2017

German far-right leader says German minister of Turkish origin should be disposed of

BERLIN (AA) – Germany’s far-right leader has threatened the country’s ethnic-Turkish integration minister by saying they would soon “dispose of” the minister in Anatolia, local media reported Monday. Alexander Gauland, the top candidate for the right-wing populist Alternative for Germany … Continued

US: Muslims, Mexicans seen as less than human in study
7th Feb 2017

US: Muslims, Mexicans seen as less than human in study

By Barry Eitel   SAN FRANCISCO (AA): Muslims and Mexican immigrants were thought of as less human than U.S. residents on the whole, a team of psychologists said in a report Monday. The report comes amid White House rhetoric regarding … Continued

Faith & Reason: What Robert Kilroy-Silk needs now is a trip to Mecca
11th Sep 2016

Faith & Reason: What Robert Kilroy-Silk needs now is a trip to Mecca

This is an artile on written by the Editor of The Muslim News, Ahmed J Versi on the Hajj in The Independent newspaper on 24 January 2004   Faith & Reason: What Robert Kilroy-Silk needs now is a trip to … Continued

South Africa: Thousands join march against racism
20th Feb 2016

South Africa: Thousands join march against racism

By Hassan Isilow   PRETORIA, (AA): Thousands of South Africans marched in the capital Pretoria Friday calling for an end to racism that continues to spark controversy in the country following decades of apartheid. The ruling African National Congress (ANC) … Continued

Canada: PM  Trudeau decries spate of Islamophobic attacks
19th Nov 2015

Canada: PM Trudeau decries spate of Islamophobic attacks

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ontario (AA): Canada’s prime minister on Wednesday condemned recent “acts of hatred and racism” in Canada in the wake of the recent deadly attacks in Paris. In a statement released from the Philippines where he … Continued

Germany: Council of Europe warns Germany over rise of racism
2nd Oct 2015

Germany: Council of Europe warns Germany over rise of racism

BERLIN (AA): The Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights has praised Germany’s efforts in helping thousands of refugees but also warned authorities about the rise of racism and intolerance in the country. “Germany has made remarkable efforts to protect … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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