UK: Ethnic groups say UK police biased against them
21st Aug 2020

UK: Ethnic groups say UK police biased against them

LONDON (AA):  In Britain, police and the justice system are biased against two-thirds of the minority ethnic population, a new poll has suggested. The poll by campaign group Hope Not Hate came after months of Black Lives Matter protests across … Continued

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

US: Anger in Atlanta over fatal shooting of black man
14th Jun 2020

US: Anger in Atlanta over fatal shooting of black man

By Servet Gunerigok WASHINGTON (AA): As nationwide protests slowed in the death of George Floyd, anger again erupted Saturday in the US over the fatal shooting of another black man. Atlanta police officer has been sacked following the fatal shooting, … Continued

UK: Statue of slave trader Robert Milligan pulled down
10th Jun 2020

UK: Statue of slave trader Robert Milligan pulled down

LONDON (AA): A statue of 18th Century British slave owner and trader Robert Milligan was removed from outside the Museum of London Docklands Tuesday afternoon shortly after a statement from its owners. The move came as the reaction to statues … 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

WHO slams French scientists for Africa coronavirus vaccine testing notion
7th Apr 2020

WHO slams French scientists for Africa coronavirus vaccine testing notion

By Peter Kenny & Ahmed J Versi   GENEVA (AA)/ LONDON (The Muslim News):  The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) condemned on Monday in the “strongest possible terms” two French scientists who suggested Africa be used as a … 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

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

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

US: Thousands reject hate rally in Charlottesville
17th Aug 2017

US: Thousands reject hate rally in Charlottesville

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): In a mass rejection of the hate rally that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend thousands of candle-holding demonstrators flocked to the city’s University of Virginia Wednesday night. The campus was enveloped last … Continued

US: Suspect who drove car into crowd charged with murder at hate march
13th Aug 2017

US: Suspect who drove car into crowd charged with murder at hate march

By Michael Hernandez   WASHINGTON (AA): One suspect was charged late Saturday with second-degree murder and other charges after a woman was killed at a counter protest march to a white nationalist rally in the state of Virginia. Authorities identified … 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

UK policy chief Letwin apologises over racism row
31st Dec 2015

UK policy chief Letwin apologises over racism row

LONDON (AA): Prime Minister David Cameron’s policy chief apologized Wednesday for “offensive” remarks he made about Britain’s black community in a document written in the wake of rioting in 1985. Oliver Letwin, who leads Cameron’s policy unit, blamed “bad moral … Continued

Palestine: Israeli settlers burn car & write racist graffiti
25th Oct 2015

Palestine: Israeli settlers burn car & write racist graffiti

IMEMC News: Israeli soldiers kidnapped, Sunday, five Palestinians, including two children, in occupied East Jerusalem, while a number of fanatic Israeli settlers burnt a car, and wrote racist graffiti.   The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the … Continued

Germany: Xenophobic attack against pro-refugee politician
18th Oct 2015

Germany: Xenophobic attack against pro-refugee politician

BERLIN (AA): A prominent pro-refugee politician has been stabbed in western German city of Cologne on Saturday, in what officials said was a xenophobic attack. Henriette Reker, an independent candidate running for Sunday’s mayoral elections in Cologne, was attacked during … 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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