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The pullback came after Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin accused the eastern French city of supporting "foreign meddling" on French soil with a planned subsidy for the mosque.

Comment: Once again, a campaign to pin blame on the victim, and more specifically, the Black victim, was the essential first step towards vindicating Chauvin, writes Khaled Beydoun.

'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaigns against <em>Islamophobia</em> in UK

Tasnim Nazeer

'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaigns against Islamophobia in UK

The 'I am Mohammed Saleem' campaign, launched by British Muslim activist Maz Saleem, invites people to share their own lived experiences of Islamophobia and support by posting videos and testimonials.

France 'to ban Algerian flags' at weddings

The New Arab Staff

France 'to ban Algerian flags' at weddings

France is seeking to ban foreign flags at weddings under a new amendment of the controversial 'anti-separatism' bill, which critics say unfairly ...

US President Joe Biden sends Ramadan greetings to Muslims

The New Arab Staff

US President Joe Biden sends Ramadan greetings to Muslims

The US president sent his 'warmest greetings' to Muslims in around the world ahead of the first Ramadan fast.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Mosque in France defaced with Islamophobic graffiti

Vandals defaced the walls of a mosque in western France with Islamophobic graffiti two days ahead of the start of the holy month of Ramadan, local officials said Sunday.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New start for Paris mosque closed after teacher's murder

Some 200 worshippers returned for Friday prayers at the 1,300-person capacity mosque in Pantin.

The New Arab Staff

Muslim rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

Muslim Advocates claimed Facebook has breached a local consumer-protection law by failing to remove content that breached its own moderation ...

Ruth Ingram

Uighur women violated and repressed by Xinjiang's draconian policies

Uighur women and girls are not only enduring unspeakable cruelties in internment camps, subject to draconian sterilisation procedures, rape and ...

To honour Mohammed Saleem, UK must officially define <em>Islamophobia</em>

Maz Saleem

To honour Mohammed Saleem, UK must officially define Islamophobia

Comment: For Maz Saleem, whose father was killed by a white supremacist, adopting an official, legal definition of Islamophobia would ...

The New Arab Staff

France hijab ban for under 18s triggers critical backlash

A senate vote in France to ban on anyone under the 18 wearing the hijab, part of a controversial anti-separatism bill, has prompted an angry ...

Muslim engineer falsely reported to Prevent wins payout

The New Arab Staff

Muslim engineer falsely reported to Prevent wins payout

A Muslim engineer was falsely accused of holding 'extremist' views and reported to Prevent, which he took to a tribunal and won a case for ...

Lessons in intolerance

Khaled Diab

Lessons in intolerance

Comment: Those protesting images of the prophet being shown in a class on blasphemy display the kind of intolerance our schools are working to ...

Labour reinstates Muslim councillor cleared of antisemitism complaint

The New Arab Staff

Labour reinstates Muslim councillor cleared of antisemitism complaint

A Labour Party panel found that East London councillor Puru Miah had not breached the party's rules on antisemitism.

CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

The New Arab Staff

CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar was the target of a now-deleted tweet invoking the memory the 9/11 terror attacks and directing it at Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

The New Arab Staff

British-Muslim woman campaigns after racist murder of father

The daughter of a man who was murdered by white supremacists is launching a campaign and urging the British government to officially define Islamophobia.

The New Arab Staff

Ricky Gervais faces backlash over Prophet Muhammad cartoon comments

The comedian has joined the row over a schoolteacher who was suspended for showing his class a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad.

The New Arab Staff

Prophet Mohammed cartoon sparks second day of UK protests

Demonstrators claimed the images were taken from the controversial French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and said that 'Islamophobia ...

The New Arab Staff

Muslims mourn and raise money for Colorado shooting victims

The Islamic Center of Boulder has launched a national fund-raising initiative to help the victims’ families under the slogan 'Muslims unite for ...

Row erupts in France over state funding for mosque

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Row erupts in France over state funding for mosque

France's Interior Ministry is upset with municipal authorities in Strasbourg for approving a loan to a Muslim confederation which has refused to ...

The New Arab Staff

London university gets its first hijabi student union president

Shaima Dallali warned students and universities are facing pressure from the UK government to adopt legislation that would "hinder the students' ...

Muslim climate activist wins seat in Dutch parliament

The New Arab Staff

Muslim climate activist wins seat in Dutch parliament

Moroccan-Dutch politician Kauthar Bouchallikht faced an 'Islamophobic and racist' campaign against her election bid, supporters say.

Behind Macron's faux issues lies an ugly reality

Mobashra Tazamal

Behind Macron's faux issues lies an ugly reality

Comment: Macron is whipping up anti-Muslim sentiment in order to cover up for his own failures: An economic crisis, rising inequality and a ...

British Muslim participation in UK census ‘critical’: researcher

Kamal Afzali

British Muslim participation in UK census ‘critical’: researcher

Dr Serena Hussain, who has researched the UK census for over two decades, says it is critical for Muslims to stand up and be counted.

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