Government of Singapore commends the Muslim communitysawtoic
Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for Social and Family Development in Singapore, praised the Muslim community’s commitment during the Covid-19 pandemic, stressing that religious leaders contributed to raising awareness of the importance of precautionary measures.
Annoying questions haunt Muslim women in the West (Infographic)sawtoic
Muslim content writer, Amatullah Shaw, posted a report on BuzzFeed about the most annoying questions addressed to Muslim women in the West, calling people to stop asking these questions because they are "Ignorant, annoying, and downright offensive."
A call to save the Delhi Jama Masjidsawtoic
Jama Masjid Advisory Council in Delhi, India has called for prompt action to save the 362-year-old mosque after it was severely damaged during the past years, considering the government's neglect of its restoration and conservation. https://youtu.be/ktmkkGJST4o
A letter from Muslim staff in US Congresssawtoic
In an open letter, 62 Muslim staff members in the US Congress called for action against the Islamophobia they face, saying that the hateful rhetoric by public officials impacts them and puts their safety at risk, both at the workplace and in their everyday lives.
Muslim Cemetery in France’s Mulhouse Vandalizedsawtoic
Unidentified persons vandalized dozens of Muslim graves in Mulhouse, France through uprooting graves flowers and destroying their tombstones, amid calls for the authorities to quickly arrest those involved and bring them to justice to stop such hateful practices.
Muslim players for Scotland’s cricket teamsawtoic
The two former players for Scotland’s national cricket team, Majid Haq and Qasim Sheikh, have called for a full-scale investigation into the mistreatment and discrimination they encountered during their careers due to their skin colour, ethnicity and religion.
Prayer rooms in Moscow metrosawtoic
Ildar Alyautdinov, the Mufti of Moscow said that Muslim prayer rooms will be opened in various institutions in Russia, such as airports, hospitals, metro, and shopping malls, to help Muslims perform their five prayers without disturbing other citizens.
Rohingya refugees sue Facebooksawtoic
Dozens of Rohingya refugees from the UK and the US have sued Facebook, accusing the social media giant of allowing hate speech against them to spread. The refugees are claiming Facebook's platforms promoted violence against the persecuted minority.
The false accusation of “Rice Jihad”!sawtoic
The latest accusation to surface on social media is that Indian Muslims are carrying out "rice jihad" to justify their boycott and violence against them. It was found out that the video claiming Muslims were poisoning rice to be sold to Hindus was filmed in Peru.
UK school apologises to Muslim studentssawtoic
A School in Oldham, UK has issued an apology as a video showing Muslim students praying outside in the bitter cold went viral. The footage provoked a furious reaction on social media after it was claimed a female teacher had kicked them out of the classroom.