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Thousands of supporters of the anti-migrant organization Pegida gathered in the east German city of Dresden to celebrate the second anniversary of the group's founding Sunday.
According to the research group Durchgezaehlt, between 6,500 and 8,500 people gathered at Dresden's Theaterplatz, with several hundred counterdemonstrators protesting some distance away.
A massive police presence has accompanied the event. Pegida (a German acronym for Patriotic Europeans Against the...

Three white men were arrested on Friday in Garden City, Kansas over a planned bombing of a nearby mosque.

Though most headlines and articles have referred to the men as “miltia men,” it is clear that what they were plotting was domestic terrorism and therefore, they are would-be terrorists.

The discovery of the men’s plot is the result of a months-long investigation by the FBI that began in February.

The three men, Curtis Allen, Gavin Wright, and Patrick Eugene Stein are...

An opposition, right-wing Dutch SGP party offered banning the adhan (call to prayer) on loudspeakers in the Netherlands. Kees van der Stij, the leader of the SGP, proposed the submission for the ban of the adhan ahead of the 2017 election.

"We don't want to hear adhan and this is not the Middle East, we don't have to hear adhan that often," he said on a radio show Sunday.

The law for worship is same for both the church and the mosque in the Netherlands. Van der Stij claims that...

For the second Friday in a row, a Calgary mosque has been vandalized.

The glass on the front door of the Ranchlands Mosque in northwest Calgary was smashed, officials from the Islamic Association of NW Calgary (IANWC) discovered on Saturday morning.

A sign indicating that the mosque was open during construction was also thrown in the parking lot, they said.

The vandalism mirrors a similar incident last week at the southeast Islamic centre in Queensland, where the glass...

Born and raised in Hungary, a lot of Muslims are complaining that next Sunday’s referendum on refugees is creating a more fertile atmosphere for hate and abuse, adding salt to the religious minority’s wounds in the east European country.
The government contends there is a direct link between migrants and terrorism and is seeking a popular mandate in Sunday’s vote for its opposition to accepting any mandatory European Union quotas for resettling asylum seekers. "I’m starting to feel...

President François Hollande, France's most unpopular president in the last six decades, admitted in his tell-all book that Muslim women want to choose freedom from wearing a veil. He also revealed that he no longer supports immigration.

Referring to Muslim women, "the veiled women of today will be the Marianne of tomorrow," said the French president. The statue of Marianne stands in the Place de la Republique in Paris refers to the French national symbols.

"If we give [the...

The Muslim family of an award-winning computer data scientist decided to leave the United States after the latest incident of Islamophobia involved the youngest child being repeatedly bullied.
Zeeshan-ul-hassan Usmani, a two-time Fulbright Scholar who uses data to prevent terror attacks, moved his family across the world to Pakistan over the weekend after sharing a heartbreaking post on Facebook featuring his 7-year-old son with a sling on his arm after he was attacked by bullies in...

Police and emergency services were called to a Muslim prayer room in Malmo in southern Sweden after a fire had broken out early Tuesday morning.

Firefighters from three different fire stations in the region instantly put the fire out and no one was injured in the incident. The entire building was smoke damaged and police have reported it to be an arson attack.

"Technicians on site have located traces indicating that it's an arson attack," Daniel Jonasson, central command at the...

A southeast Calgary Islamic centre was vandalized late Friday evening, and a community leader is hoping the person responsible comes forward, because he wants to start a conversation.

The glass on the door of the Islamic Centre of South Calgary in Queensland was broken.

A burnt copy of the Quran and a hateful letter greeted members of the Musallah Saturday morning, the centre's president told CBC News.

"Vandalizing anybody's place of worship, to me, is a despicable way...

Three attacks targeting Turkish-run mosques in Germany since Sept. 25 triggered concerns on rising Islamophobia in the country where xenophobic and Islamophobic movements have gained popularity since a recent influx of refugees.

The latest target of unknown assailants was a mosque under construction in Herringen, a small town in the North Rhein Westphalia state. Suspects spray painted anti-Islamic and anti-Turkish slogans on the walls of the unfinished mosque being built by the...

On Sept. 23, Alabama police chief Barry Pendergraft posted a video of himself loading the bullets with the text, "100 more bacon grease covered bullets in the box! This relaxes me so!!" On Sept. 27, Pendergraft uploaded a picture of a box filled with the ammunition. He posted, "Happiness is a couple thousand rounds in the ammo box! Bacon grease dipped of course!!"

As of Saturday morning, Pendergraft switched his Facebook page from public to private.

CAIR (Council on American-...

The Youth and Sports Ministry has pointed out the dangers of Islamophobia creeping into young minds through video games with a new campaign. A booklet titled "Islamophobia In Video Games" was presented at a convention of sports and youth ministers at the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) that ended in Istanbul on Friday. The booklet shows examples of outright Islamophobic graphics, text and actions in games that broadly insult Muslims.

Speaking on the booklet, the Youth and...

A Muslim woman had her hijab pulled down on a busy north London street in racially-motivated assault and police is asking for help to find the attackers.

London police are asking for help finding two men who pulled off the headscarf of the woman in her 20s, who was shocked and distressed after the Sept. 28 attack. Police says she was not physically hurt.

Detective Ben Cousin said police will not tolerate "racially and religiously motivated crimes" and asked for help locating...

A student in Canada has been told she could not sit an exam after she refused to partially remove her hijab.

The girl was asked by a male biology teacher to pull her headscarf behind her ears so he could see if she was wearing headphones, according to a spokesperson for the school in Montreal.

"She didn't want to show him her ears," Line Legare, from the College de Maisonneuve.

According to Ms Legare, the student said the teacher could touch her hijab to prove she was...

The full-face Islamic veil may be banned in Norwegian schools and universities soon, the government announced on Wednesday, amid a wave of increasing Islamophobia in Europe.

Education Minister Torbjorn Roe Isaksen, quoted in the Vart Land newspaper, said the government was seeking "national regulations prohibiting the full-face veil in schools and universities".

Muslim women are rarely seen wearing such veils in Norway, let alone in schools. But the issue has come up recently...