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Stockholm mosque vandalised again

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SHAFAQNA- A mosque in Stockholm was vandalised with racist words and symbols on Thursday, according to mosque officials. In a statement, the Södermalm mosque management said a big swastika symbol was spray painted at the mosque’s door. The…

Tennessee Mosque vandalized Again

SHAFAQNA- An embattled mosque in the US state of Tennessee was vandalized again overnight, spokesman Saleh Sbenaty said. At the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, bacon strips were wrapped around the door, and expletive-laden graffiti was…

UC RIVERSIDE: Investigation of anti-Muslim vandalism ongoing

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SHAFAQNA-UC Riverside police are still investigating anti-Muslim incidents at the university's Department of Ethnic Studies that appeared to have happened over spring break. UCR Assistant Vice Chancellor for Strategic Communications James…

FBI Investigating Plainfield Mosque Vandalism

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SHAFAQNA- "It upsets me to see something like that,” Julie Knust, who lives near the mosque, said. ISNA reported the graffiti to police and the FBI as a hate crime. "You don’t see this sort of thing anywhere in town,” said Jerry…

Islamic Center of Omaha Vandalized for 4th Time since August

SHAFAQNA- On Tuesday night, vandals made a deliberate statement in defacing the Islamic Center of Omaha, wrapping bacon around a door handle and damaging the door’s glass. Omaha police have some leads after obtaining surveillance footage…

Armed Men Attack Shia Religious Center in Bahrain

SHAFAQNA- Local residents and witnesses said the attack was carried out in the village of Wadyan, Sitra, which is located south of the capital, Manama, during the early hours of Monday. They said the attackers, riding a vehicle, fled the…

Burlington Mosque Uses Messages of Love to Fight Vandalism

SHAFAQNA-A mosque in Burlington, the US state of Massachusetts, that was the target of graffiti by vandals on Sunday invited community members to write their own messages of love and patriotism on the exterior of the building.  On Wednesday,…