The tragic murder of Imam Jalal Uddin (May Allah give him Rahmah) is an unprecedented event for our community. We pray that Allah سبحانه وتعالى forgives his sins and grants him Jannah and that the community supports his family in whatever way is needed. It is not only his murder that has grave implications, but […]
French President Hollande said in a speech given on 8 September 2016, “What we need to succeed in together is the creation of an Islam of France”, and that “The republic cannot accept a situation where a majority of imams are trained abroad and sometimes don’t speak our language.”
The banning of the full body swimsuit termed the “burkini” has dominated news headlines over the past two weeks. Around 30 towns have banned the burkini from their beaches, with some mayors linking the bans to the 14 July lorry attack in Nice that killed 86 and the murder of a Catholic priest near Rouen […]
We have read the report from the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee on ‘radicalisation’ with interest. We note the main media focus is on whether or not Internet companies are doing enough to tackle the spread of terrorism.
Migration and terrorism have become main problem for Europeans. These two issues took lead over their concerns about the economic situation and unemployment. Eurobarometer held a poll that included 34000 people from 34 European countries. According to this poll, 48% consider migration as one of the two most important issues that challenge the EU. The […]
The Party (for Freedom) PVV led by Geert Wilders has published a document including its election manifesto for the 2017-2021 term. The document announced its intention to prevent the acceptance of refugees from Islamic countries, to ban the Khimar (headscarf) in civil service, ban all Islamic symbols contrary to the public system, have preventative detention […]
PARIS — The debate is now so heated in France that one could be forgiven for assuming that the burkini — the full-body bathing suit worn by some Muslim women — had invaded French beaches. Five towns have banned them. Three more are in the process of doing so. Prime Minister Manuel Valls supported the […]
Danish top-politicians are completely devoid of morality. That is what can be concluded after having followed the development through the last couple of years, and the latest incidents from this week confirm this indecency.
All of the European states today are talking about security packages and putting in place new plans for combatting what they have called “terrorism”. As such, these states will see new security measures including the imposition of intensified monitoring over a large number of Muslims and institutions, the expansion of the jurisdiction and powers to […]
The recent series of terror attacks in France have brought Islam into the spotlight, and the Catholic Church has been divided on its response. Some prominent cardinals have attacked Islam, while others have taken a conciliatory attitude. After the latest terror attack on 26th July, 2016, where an 85-year-old priest, Jacques Hamel, had has throat […]
On the 4th of August, the UK Telegraph paper reported that a halal supermarket in the Paris suburb of Colombes had been told by the local authority that it would be shut down unless it started to sell alcohol and pork. Colombes local authority claimed that all members of the local community would not be […]
A 15-year-old youth of Belgium citizenship and of Moroccan origin lost his life in a tragic manner in a bicycle accident in Morocco whilst he was spending his yearly holiday there. The news was spread across social media and the reactions were at the height of depravity and moral decline manifesting the hateful prejudice that […]
European countries are struggling to contain tensions within the Turkish diaspora community after the failed coup in Turkey widened the gulf between supporters of the president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and Fethullah Gülen who he accuses of orchestrating the coup. Recent days have seen mainly peaceful demonstrations outside Turkish embassies in Europe. However, there have been […]
Former Home Secretary Theresa May became Britain’s Prime Minister recently, with the task of steering its withdrawal out of the European Union. “I am honored and humbled to have been chosen by the Conservative Party to become its leader,” said May, who favored remaining in the EU but has made clear there is no going […]
Jo Cox was buried on the 15th July 2016. She is a UK member of parliament who was shot and stabbed to death with a knife during the campaigning for the referendum that led to the vote for the UK to leave the European Union. The day after her funeral, the UK’s Daily Telegraph newspaper […]
On Friday 1st July 2016, Switzerland’s burqa ban was enforced in the southern Swiss canton of Ticino. Muslim women found wearing the Niqab in public places, including in shops, restaurants, hotels and public buildings would face a fine of up to £7,890. The embassy of Saudi Arabia instead of condemning such discriminating bans that will […]
Question: A referendum took place in Britain on 23/06/2016 about remaining or leaving the European Union. The result was approximately 52% in favour of leaving. Following that the British Prime Minister Cameron announced his resignation on the basis that his government would remain for three months. So was the result of the referendum the opposite […]
June 7th and 8th, 16 people of whom 8 are police lost their lives and over 60 people were left wounded in the aftermath of the bombings in Istanbul Vezneciler and Mardin Midyat. As Hizb ut Tahrir Wilayah Turkey, we condemn this vile terrorist attack which saddened countless families in this month of the Mubarak […]
Racial abuse is on the rise in post-Brexit Britain, a Conservative British MP said as police confirmed they were investigating several racially motivated crimes. (CNN) There has been a 57 percent increase in hate crimes since Brexit according to CNN and Facebook page Worrying Signs reports abuses taking place throughout Britain from regular people posting […]
Friday 17th of June 2016, Metro Newspaper reported that British football fans were documented on social media mocking refugee children who were begging for money in the city of Lile, France. “Michael Stothard, a journalist for The Financial Times, claims he saw the young boy drinking beer (alcohol) and posted a photograph of him on Twitter. […]
Source: USA Today Conditions in Simferopol detention center are beyond all bearing – lawyer The Muslims arrested in relation to the Hizb Ut-Tahrir case in the Russian-occupied Crimea are not tortured. Instead, the penal authorities of Simferopol’s prison give them meals with pork, which is forbidden by Islam. This is according to lawyer Oleksandr Popkov.
Bulgaria’s National Assembly approved on June 15 the first reading of a law banning the wearing in public of clothing that completely or partly covers the face – a law tabled by the nationalist minority coalition Patriotic Front to outlaw the wearing of the burqa.
The UK’s Mirror Newspaper reported on the results of a survey on the 13th June, 2016, “on average, a single working person aged between 22 and 29 years old and renting a one bedroom home would spend 48% of their post-tax income on their rent.” In London, the average was 57%. The Mirror also reported […]
Question: The media is still circulating the issue of Erdogan’s forcing Davutoglu to resign; some say that it is because Davutoglu was not enthusiastic about the subject of the presidential system, and others say it is because he slid into negotiations with the European Union on the issue of the flow of refugees to Europe… […]
On the 30th of May 2016, Middle East Eye reported on a new research report published by European Network Against Racism that shows how “Islamophobia is a form of discrimination specifically targeted at women.” The report itself can be found in the following link: “The report, which covers eight European countries, focused on discrimination in […]
On the 29th May, Turkey marked the 1453 Ottoman conquest of Istanbul on its 563rd anniversary with a grandiose ceremony including the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, alongside an estimated million spectators, in the city’s coastal Yenikapı Square.
G7 leaders in final declaration of summit, held in Japan, claimed that they are ready to prolong sanctions against Russia and stressed that prolongation of sanctions depends on how Russia will implement Minsk Agreement.
President of AKP (Justice and Development Party) and Prime Minister Davutoğlu, stated that he would not nominate himself for Presidency in AKP’s extraordinary congress which will be organized on 22nd of May. (Source: News Agencies)
The Culture Ministry in Denmark issued a statement on the 10th of May 2016. The subject of the statement was changes to the law applying upon the two laws of ‘People’s Awareness’ and ‘Municipal Agencies’. This was when the government and the following parties: Social Democrats, The Denmark People’s Party (The Liberal Coalition), the Socialist […]
On 13 May 2016, the hypocritical Turkish EU Affairs Minister, Volkan Bozkir, accused the European Union of betraying Turkey, but this is his government’s reward for betraying the Muslim refugees at Turkey’s south eastern border with Syria. The Wall Street Journal posted the story as: “Turkey, EU Dispute Over Antiterror Laws Threatens Migration Deal.”