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Racism exists in Denmark, where foreigners are exposed to inequality, a lawmaker said Monday. 

Pernille Skipper, who is also the spokesperson for the left-wing Red-Green Alliance, spoke in parliament about racism and Islamophobia in the country.

"There is something to be said at this lectern. Yes, there is racism in Denmark," she said, adding non-white people are "more unlucky" and are more exposed to inequality than white people.

Skipper said it is harder for people...

A Tennessee newspaper said on Sunday it was investigating what its editor called a “horrific” full-page advertisement from a religious group that predicts a terrorist attack in Nashville next month.

The paid advertisement that appeared in Sunday’s editions of the Tennessean from the group Future For America claims Donald Trump “is the final president of the USA” and features a photo of Trump and Pope Francis.

It begins by claiming that a nuclear device will be detonated in ...

In Germany, a letter was sent to three mosques in the cities of Munich and Duisburg under the Religious Affairs Turkish-Islamic Union (DITIB), with piggy pictures and insulting statements.

Letters were sent to the DITIB Central Mosque in Munich on the first day of the Ramadan Feast, on the second day, on the Duisburg Mosque, on the second day, and to the Duisburg Central Mosque on the third day, with letters containing heavy insults on the religion and values of Islam.

It is...

An Italian aid worker, freed at the weekend after being held hostage for 18 months by Islamist militants in Africa, has been deluged with hate mail because she converted to Islam, judicial sources said on Tuesday.

Magistrates have opened an investigation into the abuse to see if charges of aggravated criminal threat can be laid against some of the senders, the sources said.

Silvia Romano was working as a volunteer in an orphanage in a village in southeast Kenya when she was...

The Maricopa County Community College District defended a Scottsdale professor criticized on social media for quiz questions that implied terrorism is encouraged under the Islamic faith.

A Muslim student at Scottsdale Community College took offense to the questions, which were part of a quiz administered last month during a World Politics course.

The student circulated the questions on social media, prompting backlash. The school apologized last week, saying it agreed with the...

Thousands of members of Tablighi Jamaat group still await their release, despite long quarantine, test negative.

A total of 3,013 members of a Muslim religious group still remain detained at various quarantine facilities in Delhi after over 40 days.

The Tablighi Jamaat members, who have tested negative and their 14-day quarantine period is long over, have not been released despite requests.

Dr. Mohammad Shoaib, Delhi Health Department's COVID-19 coordinator, confirmed to...

Two newborn babies have died after hospitals refused to admit their Muslim mothers amid a surge in coronavirus-related Islamophobia in India.

In Jharkhand state, a Muslim woman miscarried after she was barred from receiving treatment in MGM Hospital in the city of Jamshedpur.

Rizwana Khatun, 30, had rushed to the hospital after she began bleeding. Accused of spreading coronavirus, she was also beaten and asked to clean up her own blood.

Earlier this month, a baby died in...

With the lockdowns and social distancing practices increasing across the world due to the global pandemic of Covid-19, everybody has more time for watching films or TV series. And the most popular digital platform for this activity is the Netflix with 167 million subscribers. And one of the TV series is the Swedish made ‘Caliphate’, featuring on Netflix.

The series is telling the story of women who were manipulated to join DAESH, lived in Raqqa during the DAESH rule and the Swedish...

The United Kingdom is paying tribute to the first doctors on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic who have died after contracting COVID-19.

All four men - Alfa Sa'adu; Amged el-Hawrani; Adil El Tayar and Habib Zaidi - were Muslim and had ancestry in regions including Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Dr Salman Waqar, the general secretary of the British Islamic Medical Association, said the contribution of these doctors was "immeasurable".

"They were devoted...

Brenton Tarrant, 29, changed his plea from not guilty to guilty on all charges in an appearance by video link in the High Court at Christchurch this morning.

As well as the 51 murder charges, he also pleaded guilty to 40 charges of attempted murder, and a terrorism charge.

Tarrant's trial, which had been set down for June, will now not take place.

The date for his sentencing is yet to be set. New Zealand police say it will only take place when it is possible for all...

Imran Khan, a 30-year-old laborer, was walking home on February 24 after a hard day's work when a mob in northeast Delhi intercepted him.

"They first asked my name to find out if I was a Hindu or a Muslim," he told CBS News. As soon as he said his name, which is common among south Asian Muslims, he says they started hitting him with sticks and iron rods. 

"I tried to reason with them but they didn't listen. They laughed while some of them ate the fruits I was carrying home for...

A bullet letter and a gun bullet were sent to a mosque in the town of Röthenbach near Nuremberg, Germany.

“You will never be safe” statement was stated in the letter of threats sent to the Röthenbach Mosque, which is affiliated with DITIB.

DITIB Röthenbach Mosque Association President Recep Çalık said in the statement that they opened the letter, when the letter sent by mail in the morning was left to the administration room by the official.

Çalık said, “When our friends...

New Zealand police said on Tuesday they were investigating a threat made this week against one of the Christchurch mosques where 51 Muslim worshippers were killed in a mass shooting a year ago.

Amid plans to mark the one-year anniversary of the March 15 mass killing, police said the threat to Christchurch's Al Noor mosque was posted this week on encrypted messaging app Telegram.

Reports said the message showed a man in a balaclava sitting in a car outside the mosque accompanied...

The United States' first-ever Turkish and Muslim police chief became the victim of a campaign of racist threats sent to him via text, local authorities said on March 2.

İbrahim 'Mike' Baycora, a first-generation Turkish-American immigrant, was appointed as the 17th police chief of the city of Paterson, New Jersey, last month.

The historic ceremony saw him swear on the Quran instead of the Bible, with representatives from the Turkish community in New York and New Jersey in...

Ahmet Mete, the elected mufti of Xanthi in northern Greece, on Wednesday was sentenced to four months in prison due to usurping authority.

The implementation of the prison sentence was delayed. If Mete commits a crime in three years, the sentence will be implemented.

Erkan Azizoğlu, the imam of the nearby village of Glafki, was acquitted of the same charges.

Mete released a message on social media after the decision and said that he will file an appeal to the upper court...