Christian Science Monitor In an effort to curb what they see as religious extremism in China’s northwest Xinjiang region, Chinese authorities have ordered Muslim business owners in the area to sell cigarettes and alcohol in “eye-catching displays,” according toa report by Radio Free Asia (RFA). Noncompliance may result […]
Washington Post Only few months ago, nobody would have imagined that one of the most emotional pro-tolerance speeches would one day come from one of Germany’s fiercest critics of Islam and immigrants. Yet it was Kathrin Oertel – once the leader of Germany’s anti-immigrant Pegida movement, which drew tens of thousands of supporters […]
On the 23rd April 2015, the prestigious Cambridge Union, at Cambridge University debated the motion ‘This House Believes the West is the Blame for Islamic Extremism (Terrorism)’. The debate motion had three speakers in proposition of the motion, and three in opposition of the motion. The debate was concluded with a vote to determine whether the ‘house’ adopts the motion or rejects it.
Al-Arabiya U.S. media giant Warner Bros. have defended themselves in light of a recent complaint that two Muslim women were asked to move from the audience of talk show “The Real” due to their wearing of headscarves. According to a complaint against the studio, the two women were […]
Loonwatch Abdallah Zekri, head of the Observatory said in a statement that anti-Muslim acts rose by 500 percent, compared to the same period in 2011. ” Never since the establishment of the Observatory in 2011 have Islamophobic acts known such an implosion of actions or threats, especially on social networks,” Zekri said on Thursday. Zekri stated there were 222 […]