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Falls police say they are looking for suspects in serious graffiti incident
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By Rick Pfeiffer rick.pfeiffer@niagara-gazette.comNiagara Gazette

Niagara Gazette — Falls police are investigating a possible hate crime that may be tied to skateboarders.

Palestinian mosque set on fire in suspected hate crime
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Vandals set fire to a mosque early Wednesday morning in the Palestinian village Deir Istiya in the northern West Bank, in a suspected hate crime by Jewish vandals. Light damage was caused to the door of the mosque as the fire did not spread.

South Florida Freakout Over “Jihad” Tag
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by Emperor

I know one place that needs a #MyJihad campaign: Florida. Some Southern Florida citizens went into freakout mode when they saw the word ‘Jihad’ tagged on the side of I-95 North near Delray Beach, not too far from Miami.

Hateful graffiti discovered on Guelph mosque
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Guelph police are investigating after racial graffiti was discovered on a mosque. Police say “numerous” spray-painted graffiti markings were discovered on the outside of the Guelph Muslim Society’s mosque at 286 Water Street early Tuesday.

Graffiti and ‘ham cross’ outside Muslim home in Bingham
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Offensive graffiti attacking Allah and Islam has been painted outside a Muslim family’s home weeks after a cross wrapped in ham was left by their door. The 31-year-old mother and two sons, eight and 10, say they have suffered five or six racist incidents since they moved to Bingham, Notts, in October.

Fascist graffiti on French mosque
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CcIF notes that gunshots were fired at the same mosque in 2005 and that last year a mosque in nearby Villeneuve-sur-Lot was the target of an arson attack. In 2010 a mosque at Marmande, also in southwestern France, was sprayed with fascist graffiti.

Vandals Attack Islamic Centre in Surrey
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Vandals have attacked an Islamic centre in Horley. The centre on the corner of High Street and Yattendon Road was vandalised in the early hours of Sunday. Alcohol and eggs were thrown at the building and graffiti was sprayed across its main door.

Brooklyn mosque row reflects wider tensions
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Protesters who want to stop the construction of a mosque in Brooklyn’s Sheepshead Bay are bringing their case to court on Tuesday, the latest in a series of such disputes across America.

Two men sentenced in mosque graffiti incident
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HUDSON – Two of three men involved in spray painting a City of Hudson mosque Tuesday were sentenced in city court. Christopher Osborne, charged with a felony, was sentenced to six months in jail and five years probation by Columbia County Court Judge Jonathan Nichols.

Hate graffiti shows growth of Islamophobia in US
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Islamophobia is growing in the United States. Hate graffiti is now discoloring my own building here in New York City – calling for the Holy Quran to be burned. The publicity-hungry Terry Jones in Gainesville could be discounted if he did not have his finger on the pulse of America.