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Two men, described as wearing dark coloured uniforms, allegedly entered the Al Rahman Mosque and Community Centre in Crowndale Road on Sunday night and began placing pieces of pork – which is considered “haram” or forbidden in the Islamic faith – inside shoes left on a rack near the entrance.

When confronted, the two men, who were both described as white, with short hair and beards, threw pieces of meat towards worshippers.

Helal Ahmed, who was praying at the mosque when the...

Manchester Evening News reports on an alleged racist assault on a young Muslim boy in Chorlton, Greater Manchester last week (22 September).

Rosina Sheraz posted a message on Facebook following the incident in which her 13 year old son was repeatedly called a “P***” before being punched in the face by another boy.

The incident happened at around 7.20pm when the victim was playing football with friends at Beech Road Park in Chorlton.

Ms Sheraz told the paper, “My son was...

The London Evening Standard reports on a suspected assault on an elderly man outside a mosque in north London.

The paper reports a man in his 70s was found injured in the street outside the UK Albanian Muslim Community and Cultural Centre on Rupert Road, in south Kilburn, at around 3.40am on Saturday 24 September.

Police and ambulances were called to the location and the man was taken to a north London hospital where he is in a serious but stable condition.

The police...

An arson attack at the Edinburgh Central Mosque over the weekend is being considered a hate crime according to Scotland police and a description of the man suspected of setting fire to the front entrance of the mosque has been released. Muslims make up 1.4 percent of the total population in Scotland and 15,000 of those are residents of Edinburgh, which has a total population of 495,000. The Scottish government recently revealed that hate crimes stemming from Islamophobia have nearly doubled...

The death of a 14-year-old boy, killed on a French motorway while trying to reach his family in Britain, despite having a legal right to asylum in the UK, has sparked urgent calls for the Government to stop playing “disgusting politics” with the lives of refugee children.

The young Afghan – who has a brother and two uncles living in the UK – was killed in a hit and run accident on Friday after trying to jump on to a lorry.

He had already started the legal process to join his...

A pregnant Muslim woman lost her baby after being kicked in the stomach in a “devastating” racist attack.

The woman, 34 , was shopping in a Co-op near Milton Keynes when a man launched a tirade of racist abuse at her.

He then followed her to her car before kicking her hard in the stomach. She collapsed in agony and had to be rushed to hospital, where she was told her baby could not be saved.

A 40-year-old man had a bottle and a bag of ice smashed against his head when...

Under European asylum rules known as Dublin III, migrants must make their asylum claim in the first safe country they reach, although children are permitted to transfer to another country if they have family members living there.

But according to Britain’s anti-slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland, children in the camp are risking their lives every day as they wait for British authorities to process their applications.

“Children are not waiting,” he wrote in a letter to U.K. Home...

British Defense Ministry said it is “extremely sorry” that an Iraqi boy was allowed to drown after being forced into a river by four soldiers during the British occupation in 2003.

Ahmed Jabbar Kareem Ali, 15, was detained on suspicion of looting an industrial compound in May 2003, shortly after the fall of the Saddam Hussein regime.

The soldiers took the teen along with three other suspects to a canal in the southeastern Basra to give them a “soaking” as punishment. However,...

Construction will begin soon on a "big new wall" in the French port city of Calais to prevent refugees and migrants from entering Britain, the UK has announced.
The four-meter (13 foot) high wall is part of a £17 million ($23 million) deal struck between Britain and France earlier this year to try to block migrants from crossing the English Channel.
"We've done the fence. Now we're doing a wall," British Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill announced at a government hearing on...

Three British Muslim siblings interrogated on London airport runway after fellow passengers claimed seeing Arabic text on phone. Sakina Dharas, 24, her sister Maryam, 19, and their brother Ali, 21, were on board EasyJet flight EZY3249 from London's Stansted Airport to the Italian city of Naples on August 17.

Sakina told that as the plane was about to take off, a crew member ordered the siblings off the aircraft and escorted them down the staircase to the tarmac, where they were met by...

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish rabbis have banned women from going to university. The strict Satmar sect issued the decree warning that university education for women is “dangerous”. Written in Yiddish, the decree warns: “It has lately become the new trend that girls and married women are pursuing degrees in special education. Some attend classes and others online. And so we’d like to let their parents know that it is against the Torah.

“We will be very strict about this. No girls attending...

Racial inequality is getting worse in the United Kingdom, with young black people and ethnic minorities suffering "institutional racism" and "unfairness" in the fields of education, employment and the criminal justice system, a human rights watchdog has said.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said in its latest report on Thursday that race was the motive in 82 percent of hate crimes recorded in England and Wales, with the two nations witnessing an "unprecedented spike"...

The man had been listening to interviewee Ruqaiya Haris talk about her experiences of 'hate messages' on Twitter.
This is the shocking moment a man interrupts an interview with a Muslim woman about Islamophobia - by shouting out an Islamophobic comment.
Catrin Nye was interviewing 23-year-old student Ruqaiya Haris about her experiences on social media for The Victoria Derbyshire Show when the man decided to jump in with the remark.
Ruqaiya tells the camera that she doesn't...

Celtic could face another UEFA charge after a number of fans waved Palestinian flags during Wednesday's game with Hapoel Be’er Sheva.
The Parkhead club were known to be concerned about the ramifications of political statements being made inside a sporting arena.
While there were no widespread or sustained protests, the fact around 30 such flags were in evidence in the standing section could lead to another charge.

Almost 7,000 "Islamophobic" tweets were sent, in English, every day in July worldwide, data seen by the BBC suggests.
This compared to 2,500 in April, with peaks recorded following the Nice lorry attack and the attempted military coup in Turkey.
Forty-nine words and hashtags were used as indicators of anti-Islamic tweets, by the think tank Demos.
Twitter said it was "continuing to invest heavily" in preventing abuse.
Demos analysed tweets recorded between March and...