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Politician Arrested, Released
in Fears Over Plot to Kill PM
Sep 28, 2021 2:21 PM CDT
Politician Arrested, Released in Fears Over Plot to Kill PM
Former far-right politician who converted to Islam detained
- A politician in the Netherlands was arrested for acting suspiciously and, according to his lawyer, “plotting to kill” Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Arnoud van Doorn, was picked up but released without charges on Monday, Politico reports. Van Doorn says he was in the same neighborhood in the Hague—...
They Said Her
Racist. But They
Jul 8, 2021 5:35 PM CDT
They Said Her Rants Were Racist. But They Were Convicted
11 found to have harassed teen who posted anti-Islam videos
- Eleven people have been convicted of the online harassment of a schoolgirl who posted rants against Islam , in a controversial case out of France. The girl identified only as Mila changed schools and underwent police protection after receiving what her lawyer said was more than 100,000 abusive messages, including...
French Teen's Anti-Islam Posts
Lead to a Landmark Trial
Jun 3, 2021 12:43 PM CDT
French Teen's Anti-Islam Posts Lead to a Landmark Trial
13 are accused of threatening her online after she disparaged the religion
- Thirteen people went on trial Thursday in Paris accused of cyberbullying or death threats against a teenage girl who posted online comments critical of Islam. The case is the first such trial under new jurisdiction France created this year to prosecute crimes online, including harassment and discrimination, per the AP...
Oops: State's Biggest Paper
Jun 22, 2020 4:29 AM CDT
Oops: State's Biggest Paper Publishes Full-Page Anti-Islam Ad
'Tennessean' investigating how ad got through approval process
- Somehow, a full-page ad claiming "Islam" would be detonating a bomb in Nashville appeared in the
newspaper Sunday. The paper, Tennessee's largest , is now apologizing, and saying it will probe how the ad came to be published, the
New York Times
reports. "Clearly there was a...
2 Died After
Trying to Stop
Now, a Verdict
Feb 22, 2020 5:30 AM CST
2 Died After Trying to Stop His Slurs. Now, a Verdict
Jeremy Christian convicted of murdering 2 men who tried to stop his 2017 tirade on an Ore. train
- A man accused of fatally stabbing two people who prosecutors say tried to stop his racist tirade against two young black women on a Portland, Ore., commuter train was convicted of murder Friday after an emotional trial that featured testimony from both women and the sole survivor of the attack...
Mosque Killing Suspect
Makes Hand Gesture in Court
Mar 16, 2019 11:10 AM CDT
Mosque Killing Suspect Makes Hand Gesture in Court
Brenton Tarrant is believed to have made a white power signal
- The hand symbol may say it all. The alleged killer of least 49 people at two New Zealand mosques smirked in court Saturday and made a symbol—an "OK" gesture with the thumb and index fingers forming a circle—that many are taking as a white power sign, Sky...
Feb 6, 2019 9:10 AM CST
Cubs Owner Blasted for Controversial Emails on Obama, Islam
Among others sent by Joe Ricketts
- Splinter's "Billionaire's Inbox" offers a look at how "the other half" lives, and its most recent dive is quite the eye-opener. The news outlet got its hands on what the
New York Times
calls "a cache of racist emails" both sent and received by Joe...
A Lunchroom Comment Raised
Eyebrows. Then, a Plot Busted
Jan 23, 2019 9:00 AM CST
A Lunchroom Comment Raised Eyebrows. Then, a Plot Busted
Terror scheme uncovered in western New York to attack 'Islamberg,' cops say
- Three men and a high school student were charged with plotting to attack a rural upstate New York Muslim community named Islamberg with explosives, authorities tell the AP . The Rochester-area residents are accused of plotting to attack the small Muslim enclave west of the Catskills, according to court papers. The...
Child With Atheist
Dec 14, 2018 9:08 AM CST
School Shouldn't Have Barred Child With Atheist Parents: Judge
Gary Mangel, Mai Yasue didn't want holiday decor in school; school said daughter couldn't come back
- It began with a dispute over classroom holiday decorations and ended with a preschool keeping a student's registration "hostage to a demand." That's according to a judge on the BC Human Rights Tribunal in Canada, ruling Tuesday that the Bowen Island Montessori School erred in its...
Mo. GOP Denounces 'Vile'
Remarks of Primary Winner
Aug 10, 2018 10:31 AM CDT
Mo. GOP Denounces 'Vile' Remarks of Primary Winner
Steve West, known for bigotry and conspiracy theories, won nomination for state House seat
- He calls himself Jack Justice, has a YouTube channel in which he puts on a wig and fake beard and spouts conspiracy theories, and said last year on a radio show: "Hitler was right about what was taking place in Germany. And who was behind it." Steve West...
Cops: Man Told Muslims
at McDonald's to 'Get
Out of My Country'
May 25, 2018 12:04 PM CDT
Cops: Man Told Muslims at McDonald's to 'Get Out of My Country'
John Jay Smith arrested after allegedly trying to stun-gun Egyptian exchange students
- A 60-year-old Florida man has been arrested after cops say he verbally and physically attacked two Muslim men outside a St. Augustine McDonald's. First Coast News and CBS News report John Jay Smith is accused of approaching the pair, who were chowing down on hamburgers in the eatery's...
British Leaders Call Out Trump
for Tweeting Anti-Muslim Vids
Nov 29, 2017 2:13 PM CST
British Leaders Call Out Trump for Tweeting Anti-Muslim Vids
'Promoting a fascist, racist, extremist hate group'
- British politicians, including the prime minister, are criticizing President Trump's decision to tweet anti-Muslim videos from the far-right Britain First nationalist group Wednesday, the
reports. "It is wrong for the president to have done this," a spokesperson for Theresa May says. The spokesperson accuses Britain First...
Trump Shares Far-Right
Group's Anti-Muslim Videos
Nov 29, 2017 9:00 AM CST
Trump Shares Far-Right Group's Anti-Muslim Videos
They came from Jayda Fransen, ultranationalist figure in Britain
- President Trump had a busy morning on Twitter Wednesday, and his decision to retweet three anti-Muslim videos is making headlines not only in the US but in the UK. That's because the videos originated with an ultranationalist political figure in Britain named Jayda Fransen. The videos, here , here , and...
GOP Senator Stands Up
to Rants Against Muslim Rival
Jul 19, 2017 8:36 AM CDT
GOP Senator Stands Up to Rants Against Muslim Rival
Jeff Flake offered words of support to Deedra Abboud after storm of anti-Islam sentiment
- Attorney Deedra Abboud is one of the contenders in Arizona's Democratic primary who hopes to unseat GOP Sen. Jeff Flake in 2018, reports the
but the fact that she's also a Muslim has spurred a flood of Islamophobic comments on her social media posts and videos. The...
Mar 14, 2017 9:50 AM CDT
The Surprise Dutch-Turkish Fight, Explained
Upcoming votes in each country and far-right politician Geert Wilders at center
- A blizzard of headlines over the past week have revolved around a spat between the Netherlands and Turkey, and seemingly at the center of them all is a far-right Dutch politician named Geert Wilders. A primer on the diplomatic fight and the stakes involved:
He leads the Party
Cops: Man Starts Fire at Store
He Thought Was Muslim-Owned
Mar 11, 2017 4:18 PM CST
Cops: Man Starts Fire at Store He Thought Was Muslim-Owned
- Authorities say a 64-year-old Florida man tried to burn down a convenience store Friday because he thought it was owned by Muslims. It wasn't. The
Palm Beach Post
reports sheriff's deputies were called to a Met Mart in St. Lucie for reports of a suspicious person. Deputies say...
Woman Loses Her Mind After
Seeing Woman Wearing Veil
Jan 23, 2017 11:20 AM CST
Woman Loses Her Mind After Seeing Woman Wearing Veil
Australian screams that the Muslim student should take her niqab off
- "It's illegal," a woman can be heard yelling in a video. "I see her looking so scary" and "I don't know what she carry." The only thing unlawful was the woman's own behavior. The
Sydney Morning Herald
reports an unnamed 35-year-old was...
After Hate Crime, Muslim
Cop Wants to Talk to Trump
Dec 10, 2016 3:40 PM CST
After Hate Crime, Muslim Cop Wants to Talk to Trump
She and other Muslim-American officers want reassurance from Trump
- The Muslim police officer who was the victim of an alleged hate crime this month is seeking a meeting with Donald Trump, Yahoo reports. Last Saturday, NYPD officer Aml Elsokary was off-duty when she says she saw a man pushing her teenage son. She says the man called her a...
Dec 9, 2016 8:36 AM CST
Populist Dutch Lawmaker Guilty of Hate Speech
Geert Wilders convicted for inciting discrimination
- A populist and anti-Islam Dutch lawmaker was found guilty Friday of insulting and inciting discrimination against Moroccans, a conviction that Geert Wilders slammed as a "shameful" attack on free speech and an attempt to "neutralize" him. Judge Hendrik Steenhuis said the court wouldn't impose a sentence because...
Muslim Transit Worker
Shoved Down Stairs
at Grand Central
Dec 6, 2016 9:34 AM CST
Muslim Transit Worker Shoved Down Stairs at Grand Central
NYPD says hate crimes on the rise
- A Muslim transit worker was called a "terrorist" and pushed down a flight of stairs in New York City on Monday, two days after police say a man threatened to slit the throat of a Muslim NYPD officer. Soha Salama, 45, suffered a twisted knee and swollen ankle. She...
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