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Group protests over LRT line taking over one-third of mosque cemetery

Mosque committee wants the rail alignment amended.

Proposed LRT line near Bayan Lepas mosque not a done deal,...

Chow Kon Yeow seeks to allay concerns over the proposed LRT route which may cut across the burial ground of a mosque in Bayan Lepas.

Saudi cleric calls mosque segregation ‘phobia of women’

A prominent Saudi cleric makes the case for breaking down a major taboo in the kingdom, where social mores are evolving rapidly under 33-year-old Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

Perak mosque and surau heads suspended for allowing political events

Sultan Nazrin orders that their duties be handed over to the district Islamic administration officer while investigations are carried out.

Europe’s first eco-mosque invokes God to fight climate change

As one of the fastest growing faiths in the world, Islam could be a powerful force if Muslims were stirred to environmental action, climate activists say.

MP denies giving speech in mosque after royal rebuke

Pang Hok Liong says he was only there to announce a RM1,000 allocation for the mosque from his budget as Labis MP.

New Zealand PM targets online hate after mosque attacks

Ardern says the Christchurch massacre underlined 'a horrifying new trend' in extremist broadcasting their atrocious actions.

London mosque on lockdown after shots fired

Gunshots were heard after the man left the mosque following a confrontation.

NZ police seek man over Christchurch mosque worshipper abuse

Police said the man was wearing a 'Trump' t-shirt and black cap.

Mosque attacks remembrance service begins in Christchurch

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is joined by representatives from 59 nations, including her Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.

UK cops arrest 2 after attacks on 5 mosques

One of the two men handed himself over to the police and the other was arrested by the members of the community in Birmingham.

NZ broadcasts azan to mark one week since massacres

Thousands are expected to gather for a call to prayer set to be broadcasted across New Zealand today, in the wake of last week's Christchurch mosques shooting. 

After Christchurch massacre, G25 wants hate speech criminalised

The group of former prominent civil servants says although the intention is to play to the gallery, it is nevertheless 'a dangerous game'.

Birmingham mosques attacked with sledgehammers

Anti-racism groups have warned Islamophobia is on the rise in Britain and spurring a spike in far-right activity in the country.

Christchurch shooting: Our tragedy, our failure

We pride ourselves on being civilised, yet the biggest tragedy is that we are not civilised enough to stop killing each other over race and religion.

Husband of slain woman forgives Christchurch gunman

Husna Ahmed was among 50 people killed in the attack on 2 mosques that were packed for Friday prayers.

Facebook removed 1.5 million videos of NZ mosque attack

The company is also removing all edited versions of the video that do not show graphic content out of respect for the people affected.

New Zealand PM received gunman’s ‘manifesto’ minutes before attack

Jacinda Ardern says she was one of more than 30 recipients of the manifesto that was mailed out 9 minutes before the attack took place.

NZ death toll rises as focus turns to white racism

The additional death is discovered as bodies are being removed from the mosques in the southern city.

After NZ mosque attacks, MP calls for measures to curb extremism

Charles Santiago recalls a 2018 survey which revealed that one-fifth of Malaysian university students feel terrorism is an effective strategy to achieve an objective.

Facebook, YouTube blindsided by Christchurch gunman live video

The video, which shows a 1st-person view of the killings in Christchurch, was readily accessible during and after the attack.

Victim in Christchurch mosque shooting in stable condition

Nazril Hisham Omar is semi-conscious but in stable condition following surgery.

YouTube’s PewDiePie ‘sickened’ by Christchurch gunman’s namedrop

The Swedish blogger has nearly 90 million followers on YouTube, making him the site's most watched personality.

Malaysian climbed over mosque wall, ran 1.5km during shooting

Teenager's sister says he called her after fleeing the scene.

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