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Germany: Anti-Islamic attacks against 2 Mosques 2 weeks after stabbing a teen

Germany: Anti-Islamic attacks against 2 Mosques 2 weeks after stabbing a teen

Attackers threw rocks at a mosque in the central German city of Kassel on Sunday while some 50 Mushafs/Qurans were damaged in another attack on a mosque in northwest Bremen. The Central Mosque in Kassel was attacked early Sunday by unidentified criminals.

Kassel Central Mosque Foundation Chairman Seyfettin Eryörük said that the mosque was targeted with rocks at a time when no one was in the building, adding that the windows were broken in the attack.

The Kassel Prosecutor’s Office has launched an investigation into the attack.

The same mosque was attacked by PKK sympathizers in previous years and the perpetrators of the incident were not apprehended.

Meanwhile, 50 Mushafs/Qurans in Rahman Mosque in Germany’s Bremen were damaged by attackers who threw some of the holy books into the toilet.

Muslims living in the city expressed their sorrow over the anti-Muslim attack, urging authorities forces to take action. The attack came less than two weeks after a man shouting anti-Muslim slurs on a Bremen tram stabbed a 16-year-old teen in the neck with a knife.

Bremen State Deputy of the Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU) Oğuzhan Yazıcı told Anadolu Agency that he strongly condemns the ugly attack targeting Rahman Mosque, which operates under the Bremen Islamic Council.

“After the news of the stabbing of a Muslim teenager last week, we now receive news that the Holy Quran has been destroyed. Muslims from Bremen is very nervous and anxious. Like synagogues, mosques should be well protected by the state,” Yazıcı said, adding that the government should take these events more seriously and develop persistent measures against hostility toward Muslims.

German police said Wednesday that the attacker who stabbed the Muslim teenager in Bremen on May 31 had been arrested. The teen suffered non-life-threatening injuries to his neck and is receiving treatment at a hospital.

Anti-Muslim attacks have been on the rise in Germany in recent years, fueled by propaganda from far-right parties, which have exploited fears over the refugee crisis and terrorism.

Police recorded 813 hate crimes against Muslims last year. At least 54 Muslims were injured in the attacks, which were carried out mostly by far-right extremists.

Germany, a country of over 81 million people, has the second-largest Muslim population in Western Europe after France. Among the country’s nearly 4.7 million Muslims, 3 million are of Turkish origin. Many Turkish origin Germans are second- and third-generation German-born citizens of Turkish descent whose grandparents moved to the country during the 1960s.

 
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Posted by on June 10, 2019 in News

 

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UK: Terrorist shouts “All Muslims must die” and stabs one!

It comes after at least 52 people were killed in a horrific far-right terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday, by Australian-born Extremist.

A stabbing in Surrey which saw a man rampage with a baseball bat and knife while allegedly shouting ‘all Muslims must die’ is being treated by police as a terror incident ‘inspired by the far-right’.

Neighbours in Viola Avenue, Stanwell, near Heathrow Airport, said the 50-year-old suspect had also been screaming ‘white supremacists rule’ before knifing a 19-year-old man in a nearby Tesco car park on Saturday night.

He also asked the teenager ‘Do you wanna die? Well you’re gonna die!’ ahead of the horrifying attack, according to witnesses.

The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and remains in hospital, while the suspect is in custody after being arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and racially aggravated public order.

Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the Surrey attack on Sunday evening and thanked the emergency services for their ‘handling of the terrorist incident’. 

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Posted by on March 18, 2019 in News

 

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Christian terrorists kill 49 Muslims during Friday prayers -New Zealand

“These are people who I would describe as having extremist views that have absolutely no place in New Zealand and in fact have no place in the world,” Ardern told a news conference in Wellington. “We believe that 40 people have lost their lives in this act of extreme violence. This can only be described as a terrorist attack.”

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Posted by on March 15, 2019 in News

 

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Study :Terror attacks by Muslims receive 357% more press attention.

Terrorist attacks committed by Muslim extremists receive 357% more US press coverage than those committed by non-Muslims, according to new research from the University of Alabama. The researchers controlled for factors like target type, number of fatalities, and whether or not the perpetrators were arrested before reaching their final statistic.

Terrorist attacks committed by non-Muslims (or where the religion was unknown) received an average of 15 headlines, while those committed by Muslim extremists received 105 headlines.

The findings, which are illustrated below, were based on all terrorist attacks in the US between 2006 and 2015 according to the Global Terrorism Database. The disparity in media coverage is particularly out of sync with the reality given that white and rightwing terrorists carried out nearly twice as many terrorist attacks as Muslim extremists between 2008 and 2016.

Not all headlines have the same audience, though. Lead researcher Erin Kearns explained: “We broke it down by the two different types of sources and we found that the over-coverage is much bigger among national news sources than local papers.”

A new Guardian documentary, White Fright, follows one case of an attack plotted by a non-Muslim. In 2015, Robert Doggart was convicted for planning an attack on Islamberg, a small community in New York. Doggart’s plan was described as “terroristic” by a US attorney.

The study is forthcoming in Justice Quarterly. A previous paper which looked only at the period 2011 to 2015 is available here.

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Posted by on July 20, 2018 in News

 

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Sweden: Terrorists burn Örebro mosque

A mosque in the city of Örebro has been largely destroyed by a fire, which police are treating as arson.

via A Swedish Mosque Burned in Islamophobic terrorist attack. Luckily, no Muslim died. — New Muslim Voice

 
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Posted by on September 26, 2017 in News

 

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