More than a quarter of Muslim members and supporters of the Labour Party have experienced Islamophobia within the ranks of the party, a report from the Labour Muslim Network (LMN) claims. With some members or supporters being referred to as “terrorists” or “foreigners”, others have been accused of plotting to “takeover” the party. Some have even been subjected to stereotypes about “grooming gangs”.
The number of injuries increased however, indicating a decrease in prevalence but a spike in severity. In total, 813 Islamophobic and anti-Muslim crimes were recorded last year, down from 950 in 2017. Continue Reading
The French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) has announced that it is suing both Facebook and YouTube, arguing that the social media platforms have incited violence by hosting streaming video footage of the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand.Continue Reading
A 29-year-old who shot dead six worshipers at a Quebec City mosque in the worst anti-Muslim attack in the West got life in prison Friday. Alexandre Bissonnette will have to wait 40 years — longer than usual — before he can apply for parole.Continue Reading
Muslims in the Netherlands have demanded security measures against violent attacks coming from far-right leaning individuals and members of the PKK terrorist group on establishments run by the Muslim community and mosques.Continue Reading