Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Muslims

Canadian Muslim family killed in hit & run truck attack

'These were innocent human beings who were killed simply because they were Muslim.'

Church criticises Austrian govt’s ‘Islam map’

The highly controversial map shows details of more than 600 Muslim associations including details on their location and photos of members.

Muslim woman sues airline for ‘religious profiling’ over exit row

Muslim groups claim this is another textbook example of the perils of 'Flying while Muslim'.

‘Immunised’ Muslim pilgrims in Mecca as Ramadan begins

Only immunised pilgrims are eligible for permits to perform the pilgrimage and to attend prayers in the Grand Mosque during Ramadan.

2 arrested in India after Muslim boy assaulted at Hindu temple

In Uttar Pradesh, there has been an increase in recent years of reported targeted attacks on minorities, including Muslims, by 'extremist Hindu groups'.

China’s Muslim crackdown reaches tropical paradise island 

A Muslim commentator says Beijing wants Muslim ethnic groups throughout China to lose any sense of unity their religion provides.

French lawmakers approve bill to battle Islamist extremism

The draft legislation, which has been criticised for stigmatising Muslims and giving the state new powers to limit speech and religious groups, was backed by a clear majority of MPs in the National Assembly.

Singapore arrests 16-year-old for planning Christchurch-style massacre of Muslims

Singapore's Internal Security Department says the youth was planning to launch the attack on March 15, on the second anniversary of the Christchurch massacre.

Sri Lanka sticks to cremation of Muslim Covid-19 victims despite uproar

This is despite a government-appointed expert committee noting that while it feels cremations were safest, burials can be allowed under strict conditions.

Marital lessons or just sex talk? Critics question two-day course for Muslim couples

They question, among others, its faithfulness to its original aim and its compulsory nature.

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