BLM: American Muslims urge reform to end police brutality
16th Jun 2020

BLM: American Muslims urge reform to end police brutality

By Beyza Binnur Donmez   (AA): Dozens of American Muslim organizations joined Monday to the demands for changing policing practices in the US, after death of George Floyd under police custody last month. “The victimization of unarmed Black Muslims has … Continued

UK: Protesters topple slave trader statue in Bristol
8th Jun 2020

UK: Protesters topple slave trader statue in Bristol

Black Lives Matter protest in London June 6, London (Credit: Socialist Appeal/Flickr) By Karim El-Bar LONDON (AA): Tens of thousands of people took part in Black Lives Matter protests across the UK on Sunday, tearing down the statue of a … Continued

UK: Thousands protest in London for Black Lives Matter
4th Jun 2020

UK: Thousands protest in London for Black Lives Matter

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): Thousands of people took to the streets of London Wednesday to march in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and protest the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died … Continued

US: George Floyd protests continue in for sixth day
1st Jun 2020

US: George Floyd protests continue in for sixth day

By Servet Gunerigok   WASHINGTON (AA): Despite curfews in major US cities, demonstrators took to the streets for a sixth day of protests Sunday over the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after being pinned down … Continued

Germany: Islamophobia poses ‘real danger’: Integration Minister
4th Dec 2019

Germany: Islamophobia poses ‘real danger’: Integration Minister

By Oliver Towfigh Nia   BERLIN (AA): Germany’s integration minister on Tuesday expressed concern over Islamophobia, warning that it poses a “real danger” to social cohesion. Presenting the annual government report on the state of integration in the capital Berlin, … Continued

UK: Muslim woman stopping antisemitic act praised as hero
26th Nov 2019

UK: Muslim woman stopping antisemitic act praised as hero

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A Muslim woman has been praised as a hero after her intervention with a man who hurled racial abuse on a Jewish family on a London underground train. Asma Shuweikh tried to stop … Continued

US House condemns Trump’s racist tweets about lawmakers
17th Jul 2019

US House condemns Trump’s racist tweets about lawmakers

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. House of Representatives voted late Tuesday to condemn racist remarks by President Donald Trump on Twitter about freshmen lawmakers, with four Republicans breaking ranks with him by backing the resolution. The 240-187 … Continued

Austria: Vienna mayor condemns racism, anti-Muslim sentiment
15th May 2019

Austria: Vienna mayor condemns racism, anti-Muslim sentiment

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): The mayor of Austria’s capital city of Vienna condemned racism and discrimination in the country Tuesday, calling these types of agitation against Muslims worrying. Michael Ludwig said during an iftar or fast-breaking meal in … Continued

Bosnia: Historical mosque comes under racist attack by Serb Christians
11th Apr 2019

Bosnia: Historical mosque comes under racist attack by Serb Christians

By Adis Karaca   BELGRADE, Serbia (AA): A historical mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina was vandalized with with spray-painted symbols of Nazis and extreme Serb Christians late Tuesday. The Arnaudija Mosque was come under racist attack when the assailants spray-painted … Continued

Palestine: Jewish settlers vandalize mosque in West Bank
19th Dec 2018

Palestine: Jewish settlers vandalize mosque in West Bank

By Qays Abu Samra   SALFIT, Palestine (AA): Jewish settlers early Tuesday raided a Palestinian village in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and vandalized a mosque. They also vandalized Palestinian cars and slit their tires. Eyewitnesses told Anadolu Agency that a … Continued

EU: Anti-Islamophobia kit launched in European Parliament
27th Sep 2018

EU: Anti-Islamophobia kit launched in European Parliament

By Yusuf Hatip BRUSSELS (AA): In the wake of growing racism across Europe, a project to counter Islamophobia was launched in the European Parliament on Wednesday. Experts and academics from across Europe gathered at the parliament for the launch of … Continued

UK: UKIP unveils Islamophobic manifesto
22nd Sep 2018

UK: UKIP unveils Islamophobic manifesto

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): UK’s populist UK Independence Party (UKIP) has taken a big leap into becoming a racist far-right movement with an interim manifesto full of Islamophobic actions in the future. The so-called “interim manifesto”, which … Continued

Germany: Rival protests held over killing of German citizen
2nd Sep 2018

Germany: Rival protests held over killing of German citizen

BERLIN (AA) – Far-right and anti-fascist groups clashed in eastern German city of Chemnitz Saturday over alleged killing of a man by migrants. More than 4,500 far-right protestors attended the anti-immigration rally organized by the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party … Continued

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

Germany: Footballer Mesut Ozil sparks racism debate in Germany

[Photo: Mesut Özil playing for Arsenal. Photo By Ronnie Macdonald from Chelmsford, United Kingdom/Creative Commons] 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 … 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

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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