Details: A mosque in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital, has been renamed “Mary, Mother of Jesus.” …more:
On 9 to 10 November 1938 the German government encouraged its supporters to burn down synagogues and smash up Jewish homes, shops, businesses, schools. At least 91 Jews – and probably many more – were killed by Nazi supporters egged on by Joseph Goebbels, the minister for public enlightenment and propaganda, in what became known as Kristallnacht – “the Night of Broken Glass”…more:independent/ hrw/‘Shown their place’: Muslim livelihoods under attack in India
Actor cites ‘racist’ Hollywood films and urges industry reform to end stereotypes that drive ‘policies enacted and people killed’ ‘The cost is measured in lost potential and lost lives,’ said Riz Ahmed. Riz Ahmed has announced a new initiative to…
The name “Eid al-Fitr” translates as “the festival of the breaking of the fast”. Believers taking part in Ramadan haven’t been eating or drinking during daylight hours, believing it will bring them closer to God.,,, MORE: bbc
The Chinese government says it protects freedom of religion, as long as believers follow laws and regulations – including a ban on religious education for minors. As a result, the number of Uyghurs practicing Islam is dwindling.
Tursunjan Mamat, a practicing Muslim and ethnic Uyghur in western China’s Xinjiang region, said he’s fasting for Ramadan but his daughters, ages 8 and 10, are not. Religious activity including fasting is not permitted ….more:csmonitor
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How can we help children to get used to fasting? I have a son who is nine years old and I would like you to help me to learn how I can make my son get used to fasting Ramadan…
Richard McKinney planned to blow up an Islamic Center, but in a heated moment witnessed by his young daughter, the former U.S. Marine started questioning his hate, and in an unlikely twist of fate – well, watch the video.
Last month, French President Emmanuel Macron announced a “historic” initiative: the creation of a formal council of imams to officialise the status of religious prayer leaders. The French secular state, which has justified its policing of virtually all public manifestations of Muslim identity in the name of laicite, is creating an official registry of Muslim imams…MORE:middleeasteye