Tag: Suspect

Islam Teaching Is the Hero : “Imam Hailed as Hero for Protecting Suspect After Deadly Van Attack Near London Mosque”

The imam of a Muslim center in London has been praised for his “bravery and courage” in stopping an angry crowd turning on the driver involved in a van attack. One person died and eight people were wounded, two seriously, after the vehicle rammed into people leaving Ramadan prayers in Finsbury Park, north London, in the early hours of Monday morning. Imam Mohammed Mahmoud, of the Muslim Welfare House, has been hailed a hero for stepping in to protect the suspected attacker, a 48-year-old man, telling the furious mob: “Do not touch him.”…more: http://ktla.com/

Suspect gets 30 years in Florida mosque fire | U.S. News |

The Associated PressJoseph Schreiber, dressed in a burnt orange jumpsuit, his wrists and ankles shackled, pleaded no contest during Monday’s hearing before Circuit Judge Steven Levin. A no contest plea is treated the same as a guilty plea. Schreiber answered Levin’s questions in a clear, unwavering voice before sentencing. He was also ordered to pay $10,000 in restitution although damages exceeded $100,000. Because he was declared a habitual offender, he could have received a life sentence…more: usnews

Absolutely gut wrenching. One year after Chapel Hill. 68 Year Old Muslim man murdered with a shovel in Oregon by a 27 year old white male who didn’t know him. What an insane world. May Allah grant him shahada, his family steadfastness, and protect our community from crazy bigots. ameen

“A man was killed after being attacked by someone with a shovel in Portland Wednesday afternoon, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office…more: KGW.COM|BY TEGNA