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.
Several videos have been circulating on social media in which the man has asked a gathering of people to chant “Allah Akbar.” The individual promised to share all the wealth equitably to all those present and change their destiny, according to him…MORE: moroccoworldnews
n the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, California, Muslims in the United States have experienced increasing 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
“My estimation is if we do continuous cooking, we should feed 8,000 to 10,000 people a day easily,” said Ghafoor, who runs M&M Garages, on Snowdon Road, Middlesbrough. “We could even get up to 15,000.”..
People emailed in videos and posted videos in hopes of securing the reward 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
Springfield police: Scammers, targeting Spanish speakers, claim to have kidnapped loved ones and seek thousands of dollars for their ‘release’ SPRINGFIELD – Police warn that scammers, targeting Spanish-speaking families here, are calling to claim that they have kidnapped loved ones and…