Tag: Muslim

‘Nothing scares me’: Muslim lady confronts anti-Islam demonstrators

Posted December 11, 2015 17:25:08 A young Muslim lady is vowing to continue to speak out against anti-Islam protesters, despite an encounter at a Reclaim Australia rally last month that left her feeling “disappointed” and “heartbroken”. Twenty-year-old Afghan refugee Rahila Haidari had planned to join friends at the anti-racism side of the rally in Perth…


‘Worse than Voldemort’: Trump attacked more than get in touch with for Muslim ban

Updated December 09, 2015 01:40:53 Donald Trump’s contact for a ban on Muslims getting into the United States has been met with scorn and criticism, with Harry Potter author JK Rowling labelling him worse than her fictional villain Voldemort. Mr Trump, who is the Republican’s presidential front-runner, named for a “total and total shutdown of…


‘Reprehensible, xenophobic’: Trump attacked over contact for Muslim ban

Updated December 09, 2015 01:05:14 Donald Trump’s get in touch with for a ban on Muslims getting into the United States has been met with scorn and criticism from the United Nations and his fellow Republicans. Mr Trump, who is the Republican’s presidential front-runner, named for a “comprehensive and total shutdown of Muslims entering the…


Aquino urges Philippine Congress to pass Muslim autonomy measure

Posted December 08, 2015 23:22:51 Philippine president Benigno Aquino has urged Congress to pass a bill providing greater autonomy to a Muslim minority in the country’s south, the next step in ending a 45-year insurgency. The separatist conflict on the southern island of Mindanao has killed much more than 120,000 individuals and displaced two million….


French Muslim stares down Islamic State to declare jihad

Updated December 03, 2015 01:55:54 A French Muslim who designed headlines when he went on national tv in France to declare jihad on Islamic State (IS) extremists says he is not deterred by the death threats he has received considering that. In the wake of the Paris attacks, Mohammed Chirani, a specialist in religious radicalisation,…


Muslim soldier labelled ‘security risk’, told he would never be promoted

Posted November 26, 2015 11:31:46 Photo: The soldier stated he had been discriminated against several occasions during his service. (Supplied) Map: Australia A soldier who converted to Islam says he was branded a “safety risk” and told he would by no means be promoted since of his religion. Essential points: Australian soldier ostracised after converting…