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NAIROBI – A Kenyan bishop has converted to Islam and turned his church into a mosque, saying that he could not stand how women wore indecently to his church. “My church was known as Nyalgosi God’s Call Church of East Africa, but it is now Nyalgosi Jamia Mosque,” Bishop Charles Okwany, now Ismael Okwany, told […]
Denmark’s immigration minister on Tuesday posted a screenshot of her iPad showing a drawing of the Prophet Muhammad -God forbids- on Facebook, one of the satirical cartoons that caused outrage among Muslims around the world more than a decade ago.
The Facebook post comes as a reaction to a decision by the Skovgaard Museum in Viborg, Denmark, not to include the drawing in a new exhibition about blasphemy since the Reformation.
“It is the museum’s own choice and they have their full right to do it, but I think it’s a shame,” said Inger Stojberg, minister for immigration and integration, in her Facebook post.
The Facebook post is accompanied by a screen shot of the minister’s iPad background screen, which shows a cartoon of a bearded man with a bomb in his turban.
A mosque in the city of Örebro has been largely destroyed by a fire, which police are treating as arson.
THATTA – As many as 250 people from Hindu families have on Saturday converted to Islam in Chohar Jamali area in Thatta’s District -Sajjawal-Pakistan, despite the continuous efforts by racists and Islamophobes to mutilate the religion of Islam.
As per details, around 250 people of Hindu Sami family converted to Islam during a ceremony held in in Chohar Jamali area in Thatta’s District Sajjawal.
The ceremony was organized by renowned trader Abdul Aziz Memon, which was attended by large number of political, social and religious personalities.
Those who converted to Islam include males and females. Gifts including Ajrak, clothes, grocery and financial help were also distributed among those who converted to Islam.
Construction of mosque and madarassa in the area were also announced on the occasion.
A Chinese man, Huang Shike, who happens to be a member of a Muslim minority group has been sentenced to two years in prison for preaching Islam online.
He was arrested in 2016 from the Xinjiang province because he moderated a discussion group about Islam on a messaging app called “WeChat”.
Huang is a member of the Hui minority and even taught the Holy Quran on another group. Each one had over 100 members. According the China Judgements Online, these discussion groups disturbed religious activity and violated internet laws.
Control over Xinjiang has been tightened by Chinese authorities because of radical Islamic thought infiltrating the region.