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Sweden: Mosque severly damaged by suspected arson attack
26th Sep 2023

Sweden: Mosque severly damaged by suspected arson attack

Stockholm, Sweden  (Agencies):  A mosque in south-east Sweden has been severly damaged following a suspected arson attack, according to local media. The fire in the Arby section of the city of Eskilstuna was caused by arson, Anas Deneche, Eskilstuna Grand Mosque’s communication director, told public broadcaster SR. Deneche says that they do not intend to […]

Sweden: ‘I can’t burn sacred books,’ says Muslim who got permission to burn Bible, Torah
16th Jul 2023

Sweden: ‘I can’t burn sacred books,’ says Muslim who got permission to burn Bible, Torah

By Atila Altuntas STOCKHOLM (AA):  A Syrian Muslim who obtained permission from the Swedish police to burn the Torah and the Bible in front of the Israeli Embassy in Stockholm chose not to burn the sacred books in response to the provocations of burning the copy of the Holy Quran . Ahmet Allus on Saturday […]

Danish far-right leader banned from entering UK after threatening to burn Qur’an
21st Mar 2023

Danish far-right leader banned from entering UK after threatening to burn Qur’an

By Hamed Chapman London (The Muslim News): Rasmus Paludan, leader of the far-right Danish political party Stram Kurs, has been banned from entering the UK after threatening to burn a copy of the blessed Qur’an in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, to coincide with the start of Ramadan. “I inform the house that Mr. Paludan has been […]

Qur’an burning in Sweden condemned by Muslim world
22nd Jan 2023

Qur’an burning in Sweden condemned by Muslim world

ANKARA (AA): Criticizing Sweden for giving a permit for a planned burning of the Qur’an, Turkey’s foreign minister on Saturday said racism and hate crimes do not count as freedom of thought. The leader of the Danish far-right party Stram Kurs (Hard Line) on Saturday burnt a copy of the Holy Qur’an in the Swedish […]

Sweden: Destroyed Quran left near entrance to Stockholm mosque
3rd Dec 2022

Sweden: Destroyed Quran left near entrance to Stockholm mosque

By Atilla Altuntas STOCKHOLM (AA) – A destroyed Quran was left Friday near the entrance to a mosque in Stockholm in an Islamophobic attack. Images shared by the Stockholm Mosque show the damaged holy book of the Muslims chained up and hanging from an iron railing outside the mosque. The mosque said in a statement […]

Swedish far-right politicians exposed for wanting to ‘eradicate’ Muslims
9th Sep 2022

Swedish far-right politicians exposed for wanting to ‘eradicate’ Muslims

By Leila Nezirevic   STOCKHOLM (AA): Swedish far-right politicians participating in this year’s elections have been exposed for wanting to eradicate Muslims and “blackheads,” a derogatory term for Black people. Anti-racist magazine Expo, along with news outlet, Expressen, revealed Thursday right-wing candidates who also openly share tribute to Nazis. Sweden Democrats (SD) politician Björn Halldin […]

Swedish politician leaves party after prime minister’s ‘Somalitown’ remarks
31st Aug 2022

Swedish politician leaves party after prime minister’s ‘Somalitown’ remarks

By Leila Nezirevic   LONDON (AA):- A Swedish-Somali politician has left the ruling Social Democrats party in protest over recent remarks by Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, saying the party has become too xenophobic. Saida Hussein Moge gave Andersson over comments she made last week where she said Sweden should not have any “Somalitowns.” The Social […]

Sweden: Experts, families say Sweden’s social system mistreats Muslim children
5th May 2022

Sweden: Experts, families say Sweden’s social system mistreats Muslim children

By Laila Nezirevic STOCKHOLM (AA): Following several months of protests by Muslim families who claim their children are being “kidnapped” by Swedish authorities, one of the founders of the Nordic Committee for Human Rights is putting a harsh spotlight on Swedish social services. “They are kidnapping Muslim children, that’s what I mean. They don’t accept […]

Sweden: Muslim, Orthodox Christian graves vandalized, Qur’an burnt in Swedish cities
4th May 2022

Sweden: Muslim, Orthodox Christian graves vandalized, Qur’an burnt in Swedish cities

By Atila Altuntas STOCKHOLM (AA):  At least 20 graves belonging to Muslims and Orthodox Christians were vandalized in a cemetery in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, local media reported Monday. Last month Qur’an were burnt across the country leading to attacks on Muslims. Many tombstones were also scrawled with red paint by unidentified people […]

Sweden: Qur’an burning ‘tour’ shows spotlight on rising Swedish far right
25th Apr 2022

Sweden: Qur’an burning ‘tour’ shows spotlight on rising Swedish far right

By Leila Nezirevic STOCKHOLM,Sweden(AA): Sweden, a country thought to be a safe haven for refugees, was set aflame when riots erupted last week, after the anti-Muslim Danish-Swedish politician, Rasmus Paludan, announced his burning “tour” of the Quran during the holy month of Ramadan. Over 40 people have been arrested and some injured when protesters took […]

Sweden: Danish far-right party leader burns Qur’an under police protection
15th Apr 2022

Sweden: Danish far-right party leader burns Qur’an under police protection

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): The Danish leader of the far-right Stram Kurs (Hard Line) party burned a copy of the Holy Qur’an on Thursday in a heavily-populated Muslim area in Sweden. Rasmus Paludan, accompanied by police, went to an open public space in southern Linkoping and placed the Muslim holy book down and […]

Sweden: 22% Swedish don’t want Muslim neighbors
17th Jul 2020

Sweden: 22% Swedish don’t want Muslim neighbors

By Busra Nur Bilgic Cakmak (AA): Some 22% Swedish people are not open to the idea of having a neighbor who is either Muslim or has a Middle Eastern background, according to a recent study. Most participants said it does not matter where their neighbors come from, according to a survey by polling company Novus […]

Sweden: Far-right groups spew anti-Muslim hate online
15th Dec 2019

Sweden: Far-right groups spew anti-Muslim hate online

By Atila Altuntas STOCKHOLM (AA) Far right groups in Sweden are spewing hatred online by asking people to set mosques on fire and slaughter Muslims, according to a report by Expo magazine. The magazine managed to document the correspondence of 11 different closed groups used by far right groups which were followed by 44,000 people […]

Sweden: Islamophobic politician expelled from her party
29th Aug 2019

Sweden: Islamophobic politician expelled from her party

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): An Islamophobic politician was expelled from Left Party in Sweden as the politician’s views on religion contradicted with party policy, said the secretary-general in a press conference on Wednesday. Secretary-General of Left Party Aron Etzler said the politician Amineh Kakabaveh’s acts and Islamophobic rhetoric “seriously” harmed the confidence of […]

Sweden: Mosque vandalized in Islamophobic attack
30th Jun 2019

Sweden: Mosque vandalized in Islamophobic attack

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A mosque inside a hospital in western Sweden was vandalized on Saturday in a racist attack. The attackers at Molndal Hospital in Gothenburg city desecrated the holy Qur’an and spilled soft drinks on the shelves and carpets of the mosque, the mosque association said in a statement on social […]

Sweden: Half of internet hate crimes target Muslims
19th Apr 2019

Sweden: Half of internet hate crimes target Muslims

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA) – Half of the hate crimes on the internet were committed against Muslims in Sweden in 2017-2018, according to the head of online hate speech monitoring group.   Manager at Online Hate Speech Monitor Tomas Aberg said police reports showed rates of hate crimes committed over the internet doubling […]

Sweden: Far-right politician proposes building mosque
17th Mar 2019

Sweden: Far-right politician proposes building mosque

By Atilla Altuntas   STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AA): A far-right Swedish politician who represents an anti-immigration party has proposed to build a mosque and a cultural center to attract more immigrants to the country, local media reported. Mark Collins from far-right Sweden Democrats party, said he believes they need immigrants in order to stop the decline […]

Swedish politician charged over Islamophobic FB post
17th Jan 2019

Swedish politician charged over Islamophobic FB post

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A far-right politician in southwest Stockholm has been slapped with 40 days in prison over insult on Islam and Muslims on social media, local media reported on Wednesday. The politician in Sodertalje city from the far-right Swedish Democrats Party, which is known for its anti-migrant stance, had shared a […]

Sweden: Muslim woman wins religious discrimination case
17th Aug 2018

Sweden: Muslim woman wins religious discrimination case

  By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA): A Muslim woman will get 40,000 Swedish krona ($4,366) in damages from a company that discriminated against her faith-based choices during a job interview, a Swedish court ruled late Wednesday. Farah Alhajeh’s job interview in Uppsala, eastern Sweden was cancelled when she did not shake hands with the […]

Sweden: Sharp rise in attacks on mosques across Sweden
13th Jun 2018

Sweden: Sharp rise in attacks on mosques across Sweden

By Atila Altuntas   STOCKHOLM (AA):- Attacks on mosques and Muslim gatherings increased by 10 times in 2017 in Sweden compared to previous year, according to a new report. The Uppsala University report by Mattias Gardell said 38 mosques or Muslim assemblies had come under attack in Sweden in 2017. Max Stockholm from the Swedish […]

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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