İGÖÖ President Ümit Vural, the right-wing Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) and the far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) in the coalition government passed during the parliamentary school and implemented in September 2019, the headscarf ban on schools has made statements.

Vural, "Today, the Constitutional Court complained about the ban on headscarves in primary schools. used.

Vural pointed out that the headscarf is a religious practice of Muslim women known to all over the world, and as...

A deal between conservatives and Greens to form a governing coalition in Austria includes banning headscarves in school until the age of 14 and preventive custody for potentially dangerous individuals.

The measures are part of what conservative leader Sebastian Kurz describes as his tough stance on undocumented immigration and “political Islam”, aimed at appealing to his base but also to disillusioned former supporters of the far right, whose coalition with his party collapsed in May...

Amsterdam’s Islamic secondary school, the Cornelis Haga Lyceum, was the target of an attempted arson attack the night before pupils returned after the holidays, according to school leaders. Director Soner Atasoy told NRC that vandals appeared to have thrown a brick through a classroom window and poured flammable liquid over the teacher’s chair.

A canister of accelerant fluid was found in the playground. The school has been the focus of controversy last year over its teaching methods,...

According to Indian press reports, during the protests, police raided a madrasah in the city of Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, and tried to get the students to say the words of Hinduism by calling them "terrorists."

The 68-year-old responsible of the madrasa, Mevlana Asad Rıza Hüseyni, said in a statement on the subject that he was among the people who were struck by the cops and that his left arm was broken and there was bandage on both legs.

"I didn't think I would, but God...

Sener Sahin wanted to run for the CSU as a candidate for mayor. After violent protests from the local association in Wallerstein, Swabia, the 44-year-old Muslim German entrepreneur withdrew his application, as he confirmed on Saturday. “It was never about me, it was always about my belief,” Sahin said on Sunday to the “Suddeutsche Zeitung”. “The C in CSU and I as a Muslim, it doesn’t fit together at all, it was said for example.”

Sahin was asked last year whether he wanted to run for...

Anti-Islamic slogans have been painted on a building close to a mosque and cultural centre in south London, the Metropolitan police have said.

Officers were called to a building near the North Brixton Islamic Cultural Centre on Brixton Road at 11am on Wednesday following reports of spray-painted slogans on a building near the centre.

A statement from the Met said: “Officers were called at around 1100hrs on 1 January to reports of anti-Islamic slogans spray-painted on a building...


Unidentified assailants attacked a mosque late Saturday in the Bavarian town of Munchberg in Germany, where Muslims have been exposed to increasing anti-Muslim acts.

A glass door of the Mimar Sinan Mosque, which is managed by the Turkish Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB), was broken during the attack.

The director of Mimar Sinan Mosque, Hikmet Kıylıoğlu, said that people who came for morning prayer immediately reported the incident to police, who said they...

A mosque in the Czech Republic's second city of Brno has been vandalised with graffiti threatening to kill Muslims, police said on January 4.

"Don't spread Islam in the Czech Republic! Otherwise we'll kill you," reads the inscription sprayed on the mosque.

"We have been investigating the case since Friday afternoon as damage to property for now," local police spokesman Bohumil Malasek told AFP.

The perpetrator faces up to a year in prison if convicted.

"We take it...

Dutch anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders has revived his plan to hold a contest for cartoons caricaturing the Prophet Muhammad, more than a year after cancelling such an event out of fear for attacks in the Netherlands.

In a tweet late on Saturday, Wilders called on people to send in their Muhammad cartoons.

“Freedom of speech must prevail over violence and Islamic fatwas,” the leader of the largest opposition party in the Dutch parliament wrote.

Wilders cancelled a...

Overturning a previous ruling, Belgian appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ban on wearing headscarves in two schools in the country’s Flemish region.

In 2018, the parents of 11 students filed a case against the ban in the northeastern Maasmechelen municipality and won the case.

This August, a court in Tongeren also ruled that the girls, attending the Atheneum Maasland (now GO! Maxwell) and Nikola Tesla schools, were allowed to wear headscarves as the European Convention on Human...

During last week's Friday prayer, a letter with serious threats arrived at the Islamic Cultural Association in Trollhättan. 

The letters stated, among other things, that "your children will die", "leave Sweden now" and "there will be murder in mosques and outer areas in 26 days", which P4 West also reported.

Shadi Mansor is active in the association, he says that the letter came as a shock to him and the other members of the board.

I scared. The threats are real and I...

Minnesota police are investigating vandalism that occurred at a mosque as a hate crime.

A member of Darul Iman Masjid in St. Paul interrupted an attempted burglary in progress when he walked into the mosque Saturday around 7 a.m., Steve Linders, public information officer for the St. Paul Police Department, told ABC News.

The suspect was in the process of trying to steal a laptop and other computers but fled without taking anything, Linders said.

He caused "significant...

A letter was sent to a mosque in Duisburg, Germany, which contained a photograph of a pig and contained insulting statements.

Religious Affairs Turkish Islamic Union (DITIB) attached to the letter sent to the Muradiye Mosque, as well as Islamic religion, including statements that contain heavy insults to Turks and Arabs.

It is estimated that the sender's name and address in the letter sent by mail from Munich is fake.

The letter received by the managers of the mosque...

Quebec City’s mayor has signed a deed of sale for a parcel of land that will soon become the region’s first Muslim cemetery.

Mayor Régis Labeaume had promised the land to the city’s Muslim community in 2017, shortly after residents of a nearby town voted against a proposal to open an Islamic cemetery in their area.

The mayor was joined for the public signing Thursday by Boufeldja Benabdallah, president of the main mosque in Quebec City, who thanked Labeaume for pushing ahead...

At least 187 Islamophobia-related crimes occurred in Germany, according to a report by the government.

The government issued the report following a question filed by a leftist group in the parliament.

At least 187 Islamophobic crimes were committed in the third quarter of 2019, however, the number is expected to increase given that previous figures on the first and second quarter had risen.

Twenty-five of the attacks directly targeted mosques or places of worship.