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Scottish Muslim leaders invite 'ignorant' Trump to visit mosque

SHAFAQNA -  Leading figures from the Muslim community have invited Donald Trump to visit a mosque when he comes to Scotland at the end of this month. The controversial presumptive Republican presidential nominee should "learn more about…

Scottish Police to Add Hijab Uniform under Diversity Plan

SHAFAQNA - Police Scotland is to introduce a hijab to its uniform in an effort to attract more Muslim women to a force which is failing to reflect the diversity in the country’s population. Currently, only 1 percent of Scotland’s police…

Young Scottish Muslims 'scared to speak about politics in case they are branded terrorists'

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SHAFAQNA - Young Muslims are scared to speak out about politics or foreign policy because they fear being branded as potential terrorists. AMINA, the Muslim Women's Resource Centre, claims that young people are feeling the brunt of Islamophobia…

Hundreds march to send message: refugees welcome in Scotland

SHAFAQNA - More than 1,000 people in Scotland, turned out for an anti-racism rally in order to send a message that refugees are welcome in the country. The annual St Andrew's Day march, organized by the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC),…