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More Than 240,000 People! Protest in Germany Against Racism, Discrimination

People take part in a protest rally of the Unteilbar (individable) movement for democracy and human rights in Dresden, Germany, Aug. 24, 2019. (Robert Michael/dpa via AP)Thousands of people attended a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden on Saturday, a week ahead of two state elections in the country’s east in which the far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to make gains.

Saturday’s “Indivisible” demonstration in Dresden — the capital of Saxony, one of the states that holds elections on Sept. 1 — follows a protest under the same title in Berlin in October. Organizers said the Berlin protest drew more than 240,000 people.

Letter Of ‘Radical Love’ For Muslims Signed By 24,000 People, Including Thousands Of Christian Clergy Members

n the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California, Muslims in the United States have experienced 97156038increasing hostility in backlash. Now, 24,000 people from a variety of different regions have signed an open letter of “radical love” to protect the Muslim-American community from such backlash. Some 7,000 clergy members were also signatories.

The letter, which was the brainchild of organizers at Auburn Theological Seminary, was delivered by hand Thursday to Muslim leaders at the Muslim Community Network in New York City, the Huffington Post reported. The Rev. Jacqui Lewis of New York City’s Middle Collegiate Church was chosen to present the letter, which she said was necessary during this “singular moment in time.”…more:  .ibtimes

UK Muslim bought and transformed a single-decker bus into this moving canteen so he can feed thousands of refugees this Christmas.

“My estimation is if we do continuous cooking, we should feed 8,000 to 10,000 people a day easily,” said FireShot Screen Capture #014 - 'Inside the bus transfo_' - www_gazettelive_co_uk_news_teesside-news_inside-bus-transformed-travelling-kitchen-10620090Ghafoor, who runs M&M Garages, on Snowdon Road, Middlesbrough. “We could even get up to 15,000.”..

Ghafoor added: “It will be hard being away from my family during the holiday season but these people need help.” To help visit www.gofundme.com/sadqaforhumanity ….more: gazettelive.co.uk 

UPDATE: $10,000 reward for video of thousands of Muslims celebrating in New Jersey after 9/11 still unclaimed

People emailed in videos and posted videos in hopes of securing the rewarlied offered by a Colorado Springs businessman. However, videos submitted showed people celebrating overseas and only a handful of people reported celebrating in the U.S. The man behind the reward, Muslim businessman Khurshid Qureshi said no one has come forward with the evidence he has requested….more: .krdo.com