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Jewish security group to protect mosque

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jewish volunteer security group Shomrim has offered to protect a London mosque threatened by anti-Muslim violence. Members of the Stamford Hill -based organisation met mosque leaders at the Cazenove Road Mosque and Community Centre , in Stoke Newington, at the weekend. Liberal Democrat councillor Ian Sharer brought the two groups together after a request by […]

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FBI pursuing investigation of Joplin mosque fire

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

JOPLIN, Mo. — The FBI has around 30 agents investigating the fire, said FBI special agent in charge Michael Kaste, with the Kansas City FBI office. He said it continued to be characterized as “suspicious” until a cause was determined. He said the investigation was in its preliminary stage. “If this fire is determined to […]

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Va. mosque vandalism draws sympathy for long-persecuted Muslim sect

| February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

In late January, workmen in Chantilly erected a minaret on the roof of a new building, the first highly visible sign that it was to be a mosque. That night, vandals hurled rocks at its arched windows, shattering many. Empty beer cans and liquor bottles were scattered on the mosque’s grounds and roof. The attackers […]

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Reward of $10,000 for Information in Mosque Arson

| May 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Joint Press Release San Francisco Field Division At The Frontline Against Violent Crime For Immediate Release May 25, 2011 www.atf.gov Contact: Pete Smith Stockton Police Department Office: (209) 937-8209 Cell: (209) 403-0545 [email protected] Contact: Helen Dunkel, Special Agent, PIO Office: (925) 557-2815 Cell: (925) 202-8135 [email protected] Contact: Paul Willette, PIO Stockton Fire Department Office: (209) […]

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Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime in Connection with Mosque Arson in Arlington, Texas

| February 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON—Henry Clay Glaspell, of Arlington, Texas, pleaded guilty today to a hate crime charge stemming from the ethnically motivated arson of a children’s playground at the Dar El-Eman Islamic Center in Arlington in July 2010, the Justice Department announced today. Glaspell, 34, pleaded guilty to damaging religious property in violation of federal hate crime laws […]

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Police probe into child beatings at mosques

| February 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

POLICE have launched child assault probes at three of Scotland’s most prominent mosques, The Herald can reveal. Detectives last night confirmed they are investigating claims boys have been beaten in madrassas – or Islamic schools – in Glasgow. Their probe is understood to be focusing on madrassas at Glasgow Central Mosque, Scotland’s biggest place of […]

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Man arrested with explosives at Michigan mosque

| February 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

DETROIT – A 63-year-old Southern California man who had explosives in his vehicle was arrested outside one of the nation's largest mosques in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn, authorities in Michigan said. Dearborn police said Roger Stockham was arraigned Wednesday on one count of making a false report or threat of terrorism and one count […]

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Vandalism at Madera mosque one of several incidents under investigation by Justice Department

| September 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Vandalism at a mosque in Madera, Calif., is one of several apparently anti-Muslim incidents being investigated by the Justice Department in four states, including the stabbing of a Muslim cab driver in New York City, officials said Tuesday. Other incidents the FBI and civil rights division investigators are looking into involve mosques or mosque construction […]

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Pig’s head hung on defaced French mosque

| August 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) – A mosque in eastern France was sprayed with racist graffiti and defaced with pieces of pork overnight, a public prosecutor said on Wednesday. The mosque in town of Toul was daubed with inscriptions saying "France for the French", "Here it’s Nazi" and "Don’t touch my pig," along with Nazi swastikas. "These […]

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Vandalized West Kendall mosque reaches out to other faiths

| July 12, 2009 | 0 Comments

First it was a spray-painted swastika on a sign out front. Then bricks through the windows. Then a shower of 51 bullets. Now, after a tire-slashing and more broken windows — this time by teens who told police they think ”all Muslims are terrorists” — how can members of a mosque protect themselves and educate […]

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Gasoline found at mosque site in Arlington spurs fears

| June 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

ARLINGTON – Vandalism at construction sites is fairly common; but when a crescent moon sits atop the site, any incident can be viewed through the prism of fear. Mouffa Nahhas is president of the mosque being built at Cooper Street and the Road to Six Flags in north Arlington. He was called to the mosque […]

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