Islam and Muslims in UK, Germany and France

Epigraph:

Indeed, Allah enjoins justice, and the doing of good to others; and giving like kindred; and forbids indecency, and manifest evil, and wrongful transgression. He admonished you that you may take heed. (Al Quran 16:90/91)

Tower Bridge, London

Tower Bridge, London

Lead post collected by  Zakaria Virk, the Muslim Times’ Editor for Canada

British Politicians Woo ‘Muslim Vote’ With Pledges

Source: The Clarion Project By Soeren Kern; April 30, 2015 British Politicians Woo ‘Muslim Vote’ With Pledges British Muslims — who voted overwhelmingly for Labour in the 2010 general election —…

UK: England Cricketer and Young Ahmadi Muslims to Raise 2 Million Pounds for Charities

Source: ad-hoc-news.de LONDON, April 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Former England Cricketer and Young Muslims to Raise 2 Million Pounds for Charities Ahmadiyya Muslim Association UK United Kingdom Young Muslims from around the…

Islam finds a place in Germany’s classrooms

Source: Christian Science Monitor Germany is beginning to grant Muslims the sort of entitlements given to Christians and Jews, including having their religion taught in schools and universities – something…

Book Review: Being German, Becoming Muslim: Race, Religion, and Conversion in the New Europe, by Esra Özyürek

19 MARCH 2015 | BY URSULA KING Ursula King on a profile of the many faces of Islam in one country Muslims feature daily in news headlines in the West.…

In Germany, High Court Overturns Headscarf Ban For Teachers

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s highest court on Friday struck down a state law banning teachers from wearing headscarves as unconstitutional, saying it violates the right to religious freedom. The Federal…

French Muslim leader calls for number of mosques to double over next two years

Epigraph: He (Allah) it is Who has sent His Messenger (Muhammad), with guidance and the Religion of truth, that He may make it prevail over all other religions. And sufficient…

French flocking to buy books on Islam following Charlie Hebdo attacks

Source: The Russia Today RT: France is witnessing a surge in people buying books on Islam. Interest in the religion has seen three times as many volumes sold in the first…

France to double number of university courses teaching Islam to combat rise of extremism

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has announced plans to double the number of university courses teaching Islam, in an effort to counter the rise of Islamic extremism and far-right extremism.…

The world’s fastest-growing religion is …

By Daniel Burke, CNN Religion Editor Updated 11:34 PM ET, Thu April 2, 2015 (CNN) If tech futurists are to be believed, by the year 2050, robots will do many of…

If the Atheists and the Christians Debate, Islam Wins!

Epigraph: And thou (Muhammad) shalt assuredly find those who say, ‘We are Christians,’ to be the nearest of them in love to the believers. That is because amongst them are…

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