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Racist vandals have spray painted ‘Terrorise your own country’ on an Islamic Centre in south London. The hate crime comes a day after extremists carried out a devastating attack in London Bridge and Borough Market, killing seven people and injuring 48. Of those, 21 are now in a critical condition. The graffiti on the building in Sutton, which is more than 12 miles away from the site of the attack, read ‘Terrorize your own country’ and ‘Go away’. The Islamic centre has no connection to the...

A leading human rights group on Monday called on Myanmar to move immediately to protect Muslims facing threats to their rights to free exercise of religion. Police are charging three Muslim men who last week organized a street prayer in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, to protest the closure of two religious schools, reducing the number of places of worship for Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan. Local administrative authorities also warned Muslims not to hold such prayers, claiming...

Yet another horrifying hate crime has been committed in the United States, once again leaving a victim beaten and bloody for standing up to the bigoted abuse of a white supremacist. Rahma Warsame of Columbus, Ohio, was allegedly beaten unconscious last night by a white male for defending another Muslim woman from harassment, according to the Columbus chapter of the Council of American-Islamic Relations. The attacker reportedly yelled “you will be all shipped back to Africa!” before brutally...

A total of 208 Islamophobic attacks took place during the first quarter of 2017 in Germany, according to the German government's data. German "Neue Osnabürcker Zeitung" reported Sunday that the German government, in response to a parliamentary question, told the Left Party that two people had been injured as a result of Islamophobic attacks, and that the perpetrators were mostly ultra-right attackers. German officials also said that they had started to record "anti-Muslim" crimes this year...

Taxi drivers in Leicester have been receiving Islamophobic abuse following the Manchester bombings, a cab firm boss has said. Satbir Gill, who runs Hansom Taxis in London Road, says two of his staff have been sworn at and blamed for the terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena on May 22 while driving round the city in the following days. The incidents involved other motorists launching a volley of abuse in road rage-style incidents.

Mr Gill said a female employee was targeted when she...

The number of hate crimes has nearly doubled following the Monday's suicide bomb attack at the Manchester Arena, the police data showed.

Police received 28 reports of hate crimes on the day of the attack, but the number rose to 56 by Wednesday.

"It is important that we continue to stand together here in Greater Manchester. Particularly against some of the hateful views that we've seen from a very small minority of the community that have no place here," Ian Hopkins, Chief...

A Turkish man was severely beaten by a racist Dutch mob in Belgium for supporting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, reports said Monday. The incident took place in Neerpelt municipality near the Dutch border on May 21, when a Turkish man identified as Ali Fakıoğlu was intercepted by a mob after closing his restaurant at night, who was then subjected to verbal and physical harassment.

Fakıoğlu said the Dutch mob, whose members were wearing clothes bearing racist symbols, asked him if he...

One of Germany's most prominent nationalists said on Saturday that she would like to see not only the burqa but all headscarves banned in German public spaces. Alice Weidel, who along with Alexander Gauland is representing the populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party ahead of federal elections in September, called the religious garb sexist and inappropriate in German society. "Headscarves do not belong in public spaces and should be banned on the streets," she told Berlin daily...

Two men were fatally stabbed in Portland, Oregon on Friday after they came to the aid of two women who were being harassed because they appeared to be Muslim, police said. On Saturday, Portland police named the suspect as Jeremy Joseph Christian and said he was being held without bail at the Multnomah County jail. The 35-year-old, a known white supremacist according to a report by the Portland Mercury , was booked on two counts of aggravated murder, one count of attempted murder, two counts...

An illegal mosque on the outskirts of Belgrade lay in ruins on Friday morning after the city authorities destroyed it overnight, despite protests by local Muslims. N1 television reported that police forces blocked the area until Friday morning. The Mufti of Belgrade, Muhamed Jusufspahic, condemned the overnight demolition in the Zemon Polje area. On Friday, on his Facebook account, he called it an “attack on the Muslims in Serbia”. Jusufspahic complained that Serbia's authorities had not...

Dutch lawmakers have voiced opposition to a proposal by Amsterdam's top police official to consider allowing female Muslim agents to wear headscarfs, Dutch media reported Friday. At least six major political parties are against plans from Commissioner Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg to introduce Islamic headscarves to women's uniforms as part of a recruitment drive to diversify law enforcement in the Dutch capital.

Aalbersberg on Thursday said he wanted to boost multiculturalism among...

In the south-eastern French town of Orange, famous for its Roman theatre, a Muslim woman said she was the subject of discrimination by electoral officials during the second round of the French presidential vote on Sunday. The woman said she was forced to remove her headscarf as officials said she did not match her photo identification. She has now filed a complaint, L’Express reports.

The woman, Naima El Omar, told local radio: "The gentleman looked at me with an odd look, and said, "...

Austrian members of parliament have approved a new bill that bans garments that fully cover the face of women - the latest restriction for the country's Muslim population. The provision, adopted on Tuesday night, was backed by both ruling parties and means that people wearing full-face veils in public will be subject to 150-euro ($166) fines starting in October.

The measure was first announced by Austria's coalition government in January as part of wider proposals aimed at countering...

When the Masjid Al-Kareem mosque in Providence, Rhode Island, received a threatening letter in November calling Muslims a "vile and filthy people," its members were frightened enough they asked for and got extra police protection. The 42-year-old mosque was far from alone. The letter it received was one of 2,213 anti-Muslim bias incidents in the United States last year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Council on American-Islamic Relations. The report found a 57 percent increase...

Utrecht was right to lower a Muslim woman's welfare benefit after she refused to remove her Niqab during work training, the Central Court of Appeals in Utrecht ruled on Tuesday. According to the court, the chance of the woman finding work quickly while wearing her Niqab is very small and "this causes unnecessary pressure on public funds", ANP reports.

The woman in question turned to court to complain about the municipality of Utrecht cutting 30 percent off her welfare benefit for two...