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France

2019

16

Sep

Some Dutch police using excessive force against immigrants

Some Dutch police centers, especially those located in the Hague, use excessive force against immigrants, according to a report published Friday by Dutch public broadcaster Nederlandse Omroep Stichting (NOS). The NOS report said that the discriminative incidents and the cases in which police used excessive force against immigrants are especially related with the Hoefkade Police […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: Sabah , DailySabah

16

Sep

Muslim American New Jersey Mayor Says CBP Wrongfully Detained Him for Almost 3 Hours

The Muslim American mayor of a New Jersey town accused U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officials at New York’s JFK airport of “flat out profiling”, wrongfully detaining him and asking him if “he knew any terrorists” at a press conference earlier this week. Mohamed Khairullah, who has been mayor of Prospect Park, N.J., for more than a […]

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Country: United States
Source: Trt Haber , Time

16

Sep

MPs call for action on religious schools after Islamic indoctrination claims

The ruling VVD and opposition Labour party want to change an article in the Dutch constitution which gives people the right to set up a school on the basis of a religion. VVD parliamentarian Dennis Wiersma told Radio 1 on Thursday that revelations in the NRC newspaper on Wednesday about weekend schools run by fundamentalist […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: BBC , DutchNews

13

Sep

French diplomat held over links to anti-Muslim group: Source

A French diplomat posted in San Salvador has been charged over alleged links to an ultra-right anti-Muslim group, a source close to the case said Thursday. The suspect was arrested in France in June by the internal security directorate, DGSI, then charged for associating with “members of a terrorist group,‘’ the source said, confirming a […]

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Country: France
Source: EN , Thesundaily

13

Sep

Institutional racism in the justice system is prevalent across EU states says new report

Institutional racism is prevalent in criminal justice systems across the European Union and has created a “justice gap” in such cases, a new study has found. The research, carried out by the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), has found “deeply-rooted institutional racism” affects all parts of the justice process, from the very reporting of the […]

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Country: European Union
Source: AA , EN

13

Sep

Green Party candidate out of the race after anti-Muslim social media post surfaces

The Green Party has turfed one of its Ontario candidates over an old social media post in which he spoke about sending a pig carcass to Muslims. Erik Schomann, who was the party’s candidate in Simcoe North, posted a photo of himself helping to roast a pig, with the caption: “We sent the leftovers to Denmark in […]

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Country: Canada
Source: AA , CBC News

12

Sep

Trump admin won’t give temporary protected status to Bahamians who fled Hurricane Dorian

The U.S. will not grant temporary protected status to people from the Bahamas displaced by Hurricane Dorian, an administration official told NBC News. The status would allow Bahamians to work and live in the U.S. until it is deemed safe to return home. The same status is currently granted to over 300,000 people living in […]

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Country: United States
Source: EN , NBC News

12

Sep

Hospital created ‘comfort room’ for aborted babies to die

Testimony from nurse Jill Stanek reveals that Christ Church Hospital in Illinois created a “comfort room” for aborted babies to die in. Stanek spoke at a hearing on infanticide in Washington, D.C., where lawmakers and activists spoke out against born-alive abortion. Doctors at Christ Church Hospital performed born alive abortions and would afterward allow the […]

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Country: United States
Source: EN , 247 Sports

12

Sep

US Supreme Court backs Trump on asylum crackdown

The US Supreme Court on Wednesday granted a request by President Donald Trump’s administration to fully enforce a new rule that would curtail asylum applications by immigrants at the US-Mexico border, a key element of his hard-line immigration policies. The court said the rule, which requires most immigrants who want asylum to first seek safe haven in […]

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Country: United States
Source: EN , Aljazeera

11

Sep

Election promise from Sebastian Kurz, known as Islamophobic enemy: the headscarf ban

Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) Chairman and former Prime Minister Sebastian Kurz, before the early general elections caught promises to ban the headscarf for teachers and students, he said. Explaining the promises of the ÖVP before the country’s early general elections on September 29th, Sebastian Kurz said that harsh and restrictive practices against migrants and refugees, […]

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Country: Austria
Source: AA , News1