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Muslim mosque opens its doors to public
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A month ago vandals spray-painted racial slurs onto the exterior walls of the Guelph Muslim Society Community Centre. Police labelled it a hate crime. “We’d never felt any sort of hate crime so to see that happen was kind of a shock”, says Muslim Society member Noorie Nash.




Egypt ‘necrophilia law’? Hooey, utter hooey.
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While you can likely find a fatwa for everything, when the recent story claiming that the “Egyptian parliament was considering passing a law that would allow husbands to have sex with their wives after death” went viral, the BS meter shot up pretty high for us.




Women in Parliament: Islamists in Tunisia Field More Women as Candidates than the Percentage of Women in the US Congress
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Interestingly, when one analyzes say…the number of women in positions of power in countries across the world, we see the percentages of women in parliament to be higher in many majority Muslim nations than in parts of the West.




MP Philip Hollobone’s planned law to ban wearing the burka in public is binned by Parliament
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Tory Philip Hollobone’s Face Coverings (Regulation) Bill failed to get a second reading on the last day for consideration of backbench MPs’ Bills this parliamentary session.




Baroness Cox introduces anti-Sharia bill
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Under the Bill, it will become a crime punishable by up to five years in prison to falsely claim legal jurisdiction over criminal or family law. The Bill was introduced to Parliament yesterday by Baroness Cox.




Protesters show racists who’s boss
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Thousands marched in London on Saturday in a mass demonstration of solidarity against the rise of racism.

Protesters from all over the country marched to Parliament holding banners that read: “No to racism, fascism and Islamophobia” and chanting: “There are more of us than you.”




FPÖ to expand into Germany
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Austria’s far-right Freedom Party has announced plans to expand into neighbouring Germany, where it hopes to join forces with another militant anti-Islamic group and campaign against Turkey’s accession to the European Union as part of a widening bid for political power.




Simon Hughes condemns Tory boycott of GPU
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The Liberal Democrat deputy leader has criticised the eleventh-hourwithdrawal of the Conservative Party Chairwoman from a prominent Muslim conference, amid claims she had been banned from attending by the Tories.




‘Defence leagues’ plan Amsterdam show of support for Geert Wilders
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Far right groups modelled on the English Defence League have been set up across Europe and are planning to demonstrate in Amsterdam in support of the Dutch politician Geert Wilders.




Laith Saud: Is the “War on Terror” a war or an Ideology?
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As Americans we do not like ideologies, they are rigid and uncompromising; we have historically preferred practical solutions to political problems than pre-formulated ideological ones.