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Israel Keen to Establish Ties With SE Asia's Muslim Nations - Envoy

By Joseph SipalanKUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Israel is willing to work towards establishing ties with Southeast Asia's Muslim majority nations, its...
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Canadian man who killed four members of Muslim family to face terrorism charges

A Canadian accused of purposefully driving into a Muslim family, killing four, will face terrorism charges, prosecutors announced on Monday.
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Canada: suspect faces terrorism charges after Muslim family killed with truck

Four murder charges against Nathaniel Veltman upgradedThree generations died in incident in London, OntarioProsecutors in Canada have laid terrorism charges against a man accused of deliberately running over a Muslim family in London, Ontario, killing four members from three generations.The prosecution said on Monday that Nathaniel Veltman’s four counts of first-degree murder constitute an act of terrorism and prosecutors have upgraded those charges under Canada’s criminal code. Police allege th...
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Canada: suspect charged with terror crimes after Muslim family killed with truck

Four murder charges against Nathaniel Veltman upgradedThree generations died in incident in London, OntarioProsecutors in Canada have laid terrorism charges against a man accused of deliberately running over a Muslim family in London, Ontario, killing four members from three generations.The prosecution said on Monday that Nathaniel Veltman’s four counts of first-degree murder constitute an act of terrorism and prosecutors have upgraded those charges under Canada’s criminal code. Police allege th...
Tags: London, Americas, World news, Canada, Muslim, London Ontario, Nathaniel Veltman


Thousands march in support of Muslim family killed in Canada truck attack – video

Thousands of people have marched in Canada in support of a Muslim family run over and killed by a man driving a pickup truck. Police have described the incident last Sunday as a premeditated attack motivated by Islamophobia. Crowds in London, Ontario, marched five miles on Friday from the spot where the family was killed to a nearby mosque, the site close to where police arrested the attacker. Candlelight vigils were also held to honour the victims and protest against hatredFear and anger in Can...
Tags: Americas, World news, Canada, Muslim, Islamophobia, London Ontario


Christian terrorist who mowed down Muslim family ‘was laughing’ as he got out of blood covered truck

Killer is said to have told taxi driver to film his arrest
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GoFundMe for boy orphaned in attack on Muslim family in Canada surpasses $800K

Donations have been pouring in to help the orphaned child of Muslim family murdered in a hate crime in Canada on June 6.
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Planned Film About Jacinda Ardern And Christchurch Mosque Massacre Draws Huge Backlash In New Zealand

The just-announced project They Are Us, to be written and directed by New Zealander Andrew Niccol (writer and co-producer of The Truman Show, writer-director of, among others, Gattaca and Good Kill) and starring Rose Byrne, focuses on the aftermath of the 2019 mass shooting and the national campaign led by Prime Minister Ardern to ban assault rifles in the country. Within a day of the news arriving, many Kiwis reacted with fury to the focus on white politicians rather than the Muslim victims an...
Tags: Art, Media, New Zealand, Muslim, Rose Byrne, Gattaca, Andrew Niccol, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, White Saviour, 06.11.21, Christchurch Mosque Massacre


Mob attacks funeral of non-Muslim woman in Pakistan

A mob led by right-wing Muslim clerics attacked the funeral of an Ahmadi woman in Pakistan's northwestern region on Sunday. The minority...
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China’s Uyghurs living in a ‘dystopian hellscape’, says Amnesty report

Widespread internment, torture and rights abuses have been claimed by former detainees as Beijing continues a policy of denial Amnesty International has collected new evidence of human rights abuses in the Xinjiang region of China, which it says has become a “dystopian hellscape” for hundreds of thousands of Muslims subjected to mass internment and torture.The human rights organisation has collected more than 50 new accounts from Uyghurs, Kazakhs and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities ...
Tags: Human Rights, China, Religion, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Islam, Amnesty International, Muslim, Torture, Xinjiang, Amnesty, Uyghurs


Fear and anger in Canada after Muslim family is killed: ‘How many more people have to die?’

Mourners attend vigil to honour four members of Afzaal family who were killed in a truck attack Sunday night in London, OntarioAs thousands of people gathered outside Canada’s second-largest mosque in London, Ontario, Reina Persaud was watching her niece and other children chalking brightly-coloured hearts all over the road.The “pathway of hearts” was a tribute to the Afzaals, a local Muslim family, who every evening would take a walk around the neighbourhood, greeting neighbours and friends – a...
Tags: London, Americas, Canada, Muslim, Islamophobia, Ontario Reina Persaud


JBS Settles Muslim Discrimination Lawsuit for $5.5 Million

JBS Swift & Company will pay up to $5.5 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed the meatpacking company discriminated against Muslim employees at its beef processing plant in northern Colorado.
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Man suspected of killing Canadian Muslim family was motivated by hate -police

A man accused of killing four members of a Canadian Muslim family by running them over in his pickup truck, targeted them in an attack...
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Driver slams into Muslim family, killing four, in what Canadian PM calls 'a terrorist attack'

A family of five was waiting at an intersection in the Canadian city of London when a driver intentionally mounted the curb and struck them, killing four, because of their Islamic faith, officials said Monday.
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Canada truck attack: Muslim family victims named

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned Sunday's attack as authorities weigh terrorism charges.
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Canada hate crime driver who killed 4 members of Muslim family targeted them over faith: cops

A man driving a pickup truck jumped a curb in Canada’s Ontario province and slammed into a Muslim family, killing four members and...
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Canada will act to dismantle far-right groups after Muslim family attack

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday promised to take more action to dismantle far-right groups after a hate-motivated...
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'Mass murder': Muslim family targeted, killed in attack motivated by hate, Canadian police say

A vigil will be held Tuesday at a mosque attended by a family of five that were struck by a pickup truck in a targeted attack.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Driver that killed 4 members of Muslim family targeted them over faith: cops

A man driving a pickup truck jumped a curb in Canada’s Ontario province and slammed into a Muslim family, killing four members and...
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Canadian man charged with murder after driving into Muslim family

Two women, a man and a girl were killed on Sunday when Nathaniel Veltman drove a pickup truck into pedestriansA 20-year-old Canadian man has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder and one of attempted murder after driving his pickup truck into a Muslim family in what police described as “a premeditated attack”.Two women, aged 74 and 44, a 46-year-old man and a 15-year-old girl were killed on Sunday night when Nathaniel Veltman ploughed his black pickup truck into a group of pedestr...
Tags: Americas, World news, Canada, Muslim, London Ontario, Nathaniel Veltman


23 must-read books by LGBTQIA+ authors, from stunning memoirs to heartwarming romance novels

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider LGBTQIA+ authors bring a necessary perspective to queer literature. We rounded up the best books by queer authors, including YA, memoirs, romance novels, and more. Want more books? Check out our list of the best LGBTQ-friendly books for kids. LGBTQIA+ authors bring an authentic and unparalleled perspective to queer literature with the ability to inspire, influence, and enco...
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Killing of Canada Muslim Family With Truck Was Hate Crime - Police

By Steve SchererOTTAWA (Reuters) -Four members of a Canadian Muslim family who were killed on Sunday when a pickup truck jumped the curb and ran...
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Justices grant state secrets case, won’t tackle male-only draft

The Supreme Court on Monday announced that it would add another case involving the state secrets privilege, which allows the government to block the release of sensitive national security information in litigation, to its argument calendar for next term. The court also turned down a challenge to the requirement that only men register for the draft, with three justices explaining that Congress is examining the issue right now. Both announcements came on the list of orders that the justices relea...
Tags: Featured, Guantanamo Bay, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Department Of Defense, Fbi, Muslim, Cia, Anthony Davis, Muslims, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Sonia Sotomayor, American Civil Liberties Union, 9th Circuit, Howe


‘We Are Lady Parts’ Creator Nida Manzoor on Shattering Muslim Stereotypes and Why Representation Isn’t a ‘Fad’

In 2017, Oscar-nominated “Sound of Metal” actor Riz Ahmed gave a rousing speech to the House of Commons warning that the U.K. could lose its Muslim youth to extremism unless they see themselves represented on screen as something other than problematic stereotypes. “We are going to start losing British teenagers to the story that the […]
Tags: News, Global, House Of Commons, Muslim, Riz Ahmed, Nida Manzoor, We Are Lady Parts


India mosque demolition: report filed on Muslim leaders false, court finds

Barabanki district authorities had accused them of forging documents leading to illegal constructionAn Indian court has ruled that a local government administration in Uttar Pradesh filed a “false and unfounded” police report against eight Muslim leaders who had opposed the “illegal” demolition of their mosque.The bulldozing of the Masjid Gareeb Nawaz Al Maroof last month, carried out on the orders of the local administration of Barabanki district, caused an outcry and sent many local Muslims in...
Tags: India, Religion, World news, South and Central Asia, Islam, Muslim, Hinduism, Uttar Pradesh, Barabanki, Masjid Gareeb Nawaz Al Maroof


Turkish Agents Capture Nephew of US-Based Cleric Overseas

Turkey's state-run media says Turkish agents have captured a nephew of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen in an overseas operation and have returned him to Turkey where he faces prosecution.
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Turkey's Foreign Minister Cavusoglu Begins Visit to Greece

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has begun his trip to Greece with an unofficial visit to the northeastern province of Thrace, where most of Greece’s Muslim minority resides.
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"Boris Johnson’s comments comparing Muslim women in veils to letterboxes gave people the impression that the Conservative Party 'are insensitive to Muslim communities'..."

"... an independent report has concluded.... The review, set up in 2019 and led by psychiatrist Swaran Singh... said that 'anti-Muslim sentiment remains a problem' in the party but concluded that there was no evidence of systemic discrimination.... In a statement to the commission, Johnson apologised for any offence caused by his letterboxes remark and said: 'I do know that offence has been taken at things I’ve said, that people expect a person in my position to get things right, but in journa...
Tags: Law, John Lennon, Islam, Muslim, Denmark, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Conservative Party, Daily Telegraph, London Times, Ann Althouse, Religious Garb, Swaran Singh


US towns are buying Chinese surveillance tech tied to Uighur abuses

This story was reported in partnership with video surveillance news site IPVM. At least a hundred U.S. counties, towns, and cities have bought China-made surveillance systems that the U.S. government has linked to human rights abuses, according to contract data seen by TechCrunch. Some municipalities have spent tens of thousands of dollars or more to buy surveillance equipment made by two Chinese technology companies, Hikvision and Dahua, after the companies were added to the U.S. government’...
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Don’t let Middle East violence fuel hatred on the streets of Britain | Afzal Khan and Alex Sobel

An open letter to Britain’s Muslim and Jewish communitiesLabour MPs Afzal Khan and Alex SobelIslam and Judaism have a long shared and complex history. The Qu’ran and the Tanakh speak of our common patriarch, Abraham/Ibrahim, whose sons Ishmael and Isaac forged separate paths to the establishment of each faith. This neat, if simplistic, analogy of two siblings parting ways is at the heart of our collective past.All over the world, we have lived together for more than a thousand years. And today, ...
Tags: UK, Israel, Religion, UK News, Britain, Middle East and North Africa, Judaism, Middle East, Islam, Muslim, Isaac, Ishmael, Manchester Leeds, Tanakh, Afzal Khan, Alex Sobel