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Canadian gov’t loses appeal to ban Muslim face covering
16th Sep 2015

Canadian gov’t loses appeal to ban Muslim face covering

 By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The Canadian government on Tuesday lost its appeal to ban the niqab, meaning the faces of Muslim women can be covered when they’re sworn in as new Canadian citizens. The three justices of … Continued

Turkish PM cautions against ‘Christian fortress Europe’
10th Sep 2015

Turkish PM cautions against ‘Christian fortress Europe’

LONDON (AA): Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has said the strategy of some European leaders to invoke Christianity as a rallying cry to keep refugees out will not resolve the crisis at hand. In an article for the U.K. newspaper … Continued

UK: Islamophobic attacks in London up 70 percent
8th Sep 2015

UK: Islamophobic attacks in London up 70 percent

LONDON (AA): Hate crimes against Muslims were up 70 percent in London in the 12 months up to July, according to police statistics. The figures indicated there were 816 Islamophobic crimes in the U.K. capital compared to 478 the previous … Continued

Denmark: Muslim graves come under ‘ax attack’ in Odense
2nd Sep 2015

Denmark: Muslim graves come under ‘ax attack’ in Odense

Özlem Sara Cekic @cekicozlem Muslimsk gravplads udsat for hærværk,men politiet betragter det ikke som politisk motiveret. Hvorfor? http://nyhederne.tv2.dk/2015-06-06-muslimsk-gravplads-udsat-for-haervaerk-50-gravsten-vaeltet … #dkpol 6:47 AM – 6 Jun 2015 TV 2 Breaking | LIVE Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen om hærværk: Ikke til at holde ud Flere … Continued

US baseball analyst suspended for anti-Islam tweet
26th Aug 2015

US baseball analyst suspended for anti-Islam tweet

NEW YORK (AA):  A television sports channel removed former baseball great Curt Schilling from its broadcast after he tweeted a message that equated Muslims to Nazis. “Curt’s tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company’s perspective,” the ESPN network … Continued

France: Hollande condemns mosque arson
25th Aug 2015

France: Hollande condemns mosque arson

PARIS (AA):  French President Francois Hollande has condemned on Monday an arson attack on a mosque in Auch city southwestern France, after an investigation found the torching was deliberate. On Sunday the mosque was set on fire and destroyed at dawn. According to … Continued

Australia: Anti-Islam protests continue
19th Jul 2015

Australia: Anti-Islam protests continue

By Jill Fraser MELBOURNE,  (AA):Hostility and anti-Islam sentiment erupted on Australian streets for a second day Sunday as rolling rallies continued across the country. On the streets of Canberra, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and many other places, anti-racism protesters again confronted right wing … Continued

Australian police break up fights at anti-Islam protest
18th Jul 2015

Australian police break up fights at anti-Islam protest

By Jill Fraser MELBOURNE, (AA): Hundreds of police were deployed in Western Australia on Saturday to break up violent protests near Parliament House in Melbourne after demonstrators from a right wing anti-Islam group faced off against anti-racism groups. The pre-arranged demonstrations were the first expected by “Reclaim Australia” across Australia … Continued

9th Jul 2015

Denmark: Danish group promises to show Muhammad cartoons

By Fatjon Prronı   ANKARA (AA): A Danish anti-Islam group has pledged to display the cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad that were the focus of a U.S. exhibition targeted by gunmen earlier this year, a local radio reported on Wednesday. Anders … Continued

8th Jul 2015

US Christian minister indicted in planning to burn mosque

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON (AA): A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted a former congressional candidate with one-count of soliciting help to attack a New York mosque in violation of federal civil rights laws. Robert Doggart, 63, of Tennessee planned to burn a … Continued

France: Islamophobic attacks increase by 23.5 %
4th Jul 2015

France: Islamophobic attacks increase by 23.5 %

[Photographer: Muslims perform this year’s first ‘Tarawih’ prayer on the eve of Islamic holy month of Ramadan at the Great Mosque in Paris, France on June 17, 2015.Onur Usta/Anadolu Agency] By Ayşe Hümeyra Atılgan   PARIS (AA): – Islamophobic acts in France … Continued

Netherlands: Anti-Islam Dutch politician airs Muhammad cartoons on TV
25th Jun 2015

Netherlands: Anti-Islam Dutch politician airs Muhammad cartoons on TV

[Photo: Geert Wilders, leader of the Party for Freedom (PVV), is seen during a joint press conference with Marine Le Pen (not seen), president of the National Front, in Brussels, Belgium on June 16, 2015. Photographer: Dursun Aydemir/AA]   By Fatjon … 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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