Tag: SHOOTING

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Sh Haitham: Open Letter to France & its Allies

"Your provocation only wakes us up even more. It does more for us than thousands of lectures by Islamic preachers."

Advice in Light of the Tragic Masjid Shootings

Six pieces of advice from Sh Sajid Umar in light of the mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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America sees its 18th school shooting so far in 2018 – not “terrorism”?

Some are asking why the word "terrorism" is not used to describe widespread mass shootings like that in Florida yesterday...

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Muslim “terror attacks” receive five-times more media coverage than non-Muslim attacks, US study finds

An academic study has shown that terror attacks committed by Muslims in the US receive nearly five times more media attention than those carried out by non-Muslims. Researchers from Georgia State University published their work in a paper entitled, “Why Do Some Terrorist Attacks Receive More Media Attention Than Others?”,

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Shooting reported outside mosque in Avignon, France

Innā lillāhi wa innā ilayhī rājiʿūn. Surely to Allāh we belong and to Him we return....

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‘Whitely’ privileged to mass murder

Latest Updates: Finsbury Park Masjid Attack ‘Whitely’ privileged to mass murder According to Shooting Tracker, which describes itself as the word’s only crowdsourced mass shooting tracker, there have been 207 mass shootings in the United States this year till date. Apart from raising the obvious and controversial debate that has

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One month on: reflecting on the Chapel Hill shootings

One month ago today, the utterly ghastly and fatal terrorist attack on three young and dynamic American Muslims in a quiet college town in North Carolina was met by an almost freakish silence on mainstream media. 23 year old Deah Shaddy Barakat; his newly wedded wife Yosur Mohammad Abu Salha,

Charlie Hebdo Current Affairs Europe Featured France Politics Special UK 10 Min Read

Sh. Haitham: My first response to the Paris incident

Shaikh Haitham al-Haddad: “My initial response to the #CharlieHebdo matter” “Allāh and His angels send blessings on the Prophet: O you who believe! Send your blessings on him, and salute him with all respect.” Alḥāmdulillāh, today is the auspicious day of Jumuʿah (Friday), a day for which we know as

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We are not Charlie

Following the horrific murders of police and journalists in Paris on Wednesday, Muslim communities in Europe are facing the inevitable consequences. Mosques in France have been attacked and Muslims in Europe are feeling further reverberations, evident in criticisms of their supposed contention with freedom of speech, whilst governments continue to

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16 shocking examples of #FreeSpeech double standards

Freedom of Speech in France: For the Powerful, By the Powerful, With the Powerful Let us leave aside what occurs closer to home where allied British and American Troops are repeatedly bombing and killing Al-Jazeera journalists. Let us look past the locking up of Moazzam Begg for exposing British collaboration