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Almost a third of school pupils believe ‘Muslims are taking over our country’, study claims

Editor’s comment: Can we request the better informed two thirds to educate the fearful third? The Muslims are a small minority in UK and have desires and aspirations similar to the…

Getting Ready to Tackle Islamophobia

Epigraph: Article 1. • All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in…

French mayor suspended after calling for Islam to be banned

Source: Independent A French mayor has been suspended from his party after calling for the country to ban Islam. Robert Chardon, the UMP mayor of Venelles in southern France, tweeted:…

Insights to Tackle Islamophobia in Europe

Epigraph: Do to others what you want them to do to you. This is the meaning of the law of Moses and the teaching of the prophets.  (Matthew 7:12)  …

Muslim daughter and Christian mother celebrate unity on Mother’s Day

By Colleen O’Connor For The Denver Post When Alana Raybon converted to Islam, her mother, Patricia, — a devout Christian — was devastated, feeling that she had failed her faith…

The jihad of Pamela Geller (COMMENTARY)

Source: Religion News Service By Bruce B. Lawrence | May 6, 2015 | 35 Comments (RNS) Can poetry be an antidote to poison? Can it provide an alternative to the jihad of…

The Muslim Times Building its Portfolio to Diffuse Islamophobia

Epigraph: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.   Brandenburg-Gate in Berlin, Germany The Muslim Times has the most extensive collection of articles to…

Germany: Ex-Pegida Frontwoman Kathrin Oertel Apologizes for Anti-Islam Statements

HuffPost Germany | By Susanne Klaiber Posted: 05/06/2015 The speech is touching, in a way. Sometimes, it’s even astonishing. But in the end, it’s not as revealing as we might…

Myths about Terrorism and Islam in Western Europe

Religion is rarely the cause of terrorism but the portrayal of Islam suggests otherwise.   Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York, Islamist terrorism has remained in the focus…

British Politicians Woo ‘Muslim Vote’ With Pledges

Source: The Clarion Project By Soeren Kern; April 30, 2015 British Politicians Woo ‘Muslim Vote’ With Pledges British Muslims — who voted overwhelmingly for Labour in the 2010 general election —…

#MuslimApologies is a witty and informative response to Western Islamophobia

Source: The Independent, October 2014 By AMMAR IBN AZIZ AHMED As an increasing number of people fail to see the difference between Isis and peaceful followers of Islam, Muslims have been…

France invests €100mn in battle against anti-Semitism & Islamophobia

Source: RT France is allocating €100 million to battle racism, anti-Semitism and Muslim hate in the wake of recent hatred-driven violent attacks in the country, but it will take at…

Arnoud van Doorn: Why I converted to Islam?

Arnoud van Doorn is a former far-right politician from the anti-islamic Dutch Freedom Party (PVV) of Geert Wilders.[1] In December 2011, the party broke with Van Doorn, because he decided…

Campaign For A ‘French Islam’ Reaches Out To Both Imams And Non-Muslim Government Leaders

Source: Huffington Post The Huffington Post  |  By Elizabeth Bryant Posted: 04/07/2015 1:33 pm EDT LYON, France (RNS) Sunlight slants across a classroom at the Catholic University of Lyon, where…

What Andalusia Can Teach Us Today About Muslims and Non-Muslims Living Together

By Akbar Ahmed; Chair of Islamic Studies at American University “The loss of Andalusia is like losing part of my body,” H.R.H. Prince Turki al-Faisal told me. I had asked him…

Building a Collection of Articles to Refute Islamophobia

Epigraph: And help one another in righteousness and piety; but help not one another in sin and transgression. (Al Quran 5:3) The largest Gurdwara in Glasgow Lead post collected by…

Video: Commuter stands up for Muslim couple abused on a train

Source The Telegraph Watch as Stacey Eden, a commuter on a train in Sydney, stands up for a Muslim couple who are being racially abused by another woman. Reference…

Scottish Sikhs in solidarity with the Muslims

Source: Times of India CHANDIGARH: Instead of crying foul after being target of yet another hate crime due to mistaken identity, the Sikh community in Glasgow city of Scotland has…

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