Austria: Do not link religion with terror, faith leaders warn
24th Nov 2020

Austria: Do not link religion with terror, faith leaders warn

By Askin Kiyagan VIENNA (AA): As racism and discrimination against Muslims in Austria soars, particularly after a terror attack on Nov. 2, clerics in the European country warn the authorities not to associate terrorism with any religion. After a hijab … Continued

Wales: Major changes needed to address BAME health inequalities, says Drakeford
25th Sep 2020

Wales: Major changes needed to address BAME health inequalities, says Drakeford

By Hamed Chapman   London, (The Muslim News): The Welsh Government has admitted that there is still a “long way to go” to address entrenched inequalities experienced by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, highlighted by the disproportionate impact … Continued

Germany: Labor court upholds Muslim teacher’s right to wear hijab
29th Aug 2020

Germany: Labor court upholds Muslim teacher’s right to wear hijab

By Cuneyt Karadag   BERLIN (AA):The capital Berlin’s ban on teachers who are wearing headscarves is unconstitutional, a top German court ruled Thursday. A Muslim teacher who was not allowed to teach in Berlin state schools because she wore a … Continued

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

Indian premier claims discriminatory citizenship law ‘not against any religion’
17th Dec 2019

Indian premier claims discriminatory citizenship law ‘not against any religion’

By Shuriah Niazi and Riyaz ul Khaliq   NEW DELHI, India (AA): As protests against police crackdown in Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia — a central university — and new citizenship law, spread in other parts of the country on Monday, … Continued

Canada court refuses to suspend religious symbol law
13th Dec 2019

Canada court refuses to suspend religious symbol law

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Canada (AA): The Quebec Court of Appeal Thursday refused to suspend the Quebec law that bans most public servants from wearing religious symbols while on the job, including teachers and police officers. The National Council … Continued

India: Citizenship bill for all minorities except Muslims, clears parliament
10th Dec 2019

India: Citizenship bill for all minorities except Muslims, clears parliament

By Shuriah Niazi and Abdul Gani   NEW DELHI/Guwahati (AA): India’s lower house of parliament passed the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill on Monday, with 311 voting in support and 80 against. The bill was cleared after nearly 12 hours of … 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

US: Islamophobia in US driven by politics, not religion, Muslims most discriminated
3rd May 2019

US: Islamophobia in US driven by politics, not religion, Muslims most discriminated

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): Islamophobia in the United States is not rooted in a clash of religious beliefs but is driven by politics, according to a survey focusing on Muslim Americans. However, the Institute for Social Policy and … Continued

US: Muslims face most discrimination
9th Mar 2019

US: Muslims face most discrimination

By Umar Farooq   WASHINGTON (AA): Muslims face more discrimination than any other religious group in the United States, according to a poll of registered voters published Friday. Conducted by political website The Hill and market research and consulting services … Continued

Germany: Berlin court insists on headscarf ban
10th May 2018

Germany: Berlin court insists on headscarf ban

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): A Berlin court ruled on Wednesday against a Muslim primary school teacher who wanted to wear her headscarf at work. The labour court argued that the school administration’s decision to not allow the teacher … Continued

Kenya: Muslims at Kenya Medical college barred for wearing hijab
28th Apr 2018

Kenya: Muslims at Kenya Medical college barred for wearing hijab

By Andrew Wasike and Magdalene Mukami   NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): Female Muslim students at the Kenya Medical Training College in Mwingi town were denied entry Friday for wearing the hijab. Several female Muslim students at the Kenya Medical Training College … Continued

Austrian Muslims condemn hijab ban proposal
6th Apr 2018

Austrian Muslims condemn hijab ban proposal

By Askin Kiyagan   VIENNA (AA): Austrian Muslims and a number of other civil society associations on Thursday strongly condemned a legal proposal to impose a ‘hijab’ ban after it was announced by the Austrian prime minister. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz … Continued

US: Muslim engineer sues after Kansas flap over Malaysian flag
20th Mar 2018

US: Muslim engineer sues after Kansas flap over Malaysian flag

Kansas, US ( AP & KansasCity.com): A Muslim aerospace engineer has sued the Spirit Boeing Employees Association for religious discrimination stemming from a party at a lake in Wichita, Kansas. This happened after his celebration of Malaysian independence was reported to … 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

Nigeria: Nigerian Muslim women decry discrimination
1st Feb 2018

Nigeria: Nigerian Muslim women decry discrimination

By Rafiu Ajakaye   LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): Nigerian Muslim women on Wednesday called for banning all discriminations against their religious head-covering (Hijab). “Al-Mu’minaat (an organization of Muslim women in Nigeria) is seeking that legislations be made to specifically criminalize discrimination, … Continued

Germany: Muslims in Europe well-integrated, new study claims
25th Aug 2017

Germany: Muslims in Europe well-integrated, new study claims

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): Muslims in Europe are well-integrated into mainstream society but are not fully accepted by all, according to a new study released by the Bertelsmann Foundation in Germany. The Religion Monitor 2017 surveyed education, working … Continued

Philippines: Muslim-only ID discriminatory, military says
11th Jul 2017

Philippines: Muslim-only ID discriminatory, military says

By Roy Ramos   ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (AA): A proposed identification system for Muslims is discriminatory, the Armed Forces of the Philippines said Monday. Authorities want identification for “everyone, not just a certain sector of the society”, according to military … Continued

Canada votes in favor of anti-Islamophobia motion
24th Mar 2017

Canada votes in favor of anti-Islamophobia motion

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Parliament passed an anti-Islamophobia motion Thursday by a 201-91 margin, but it may be some time before the bitterness that led up to the vote dissipates. The M-103 motion is non-binding but the … Continued

India: Teacher resigns after told to remove face veil
11th Dec 2016

India: Teacher resigns after told to remove face veil

By Abdul Gani   GUWAHATI, India (AA): A Muslim teacher who resigned from her job at a school in India’s commercial capital Mumbai last week claimed her decision followed six months of discrimination from school authorities. “I tried to make … 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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