To shouts of Allah Akbar, about a thousand Muslims took to the streets of London to protest what’s happening in Aleppo, Syria, and to demand a caliphate in Britain. They blamed America for the carnage in Syria, and one speaker called for Muslims to “take out these fools.“We need a Caliph who will clean up these streets Who will smack up armies and who will back beef [fighting]. Backhand your missiles back to your land, that’s the plan. World domination at hand. We can expand and take out these fools.”
Horror and fear swept through Muslim countries after Donald Trump was confirmed as President of the Unites States after months of anti-Islamic rhetoric.The Republican made his most controversial remarks about Islam in December last year, sparking anger among the world's 1.5billion followers of Islam when he called for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S. after a mass shooting in California.
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In western Uttar Pradesh, local Muslims deny space to ‘settlers’ from other caste to bury dead
By Vasudha Venugopal, ET
BUDHANA: A few months ago when 65 year old Mehrudin died in Kheda Mastan village in Budhana, his widow Asgari did not even get proper time to mourn. "We were running around finding space for his burial. The graveyard nearby for Qureshis has no space for us," said Ahmed, his nephew.
Fanaticism pushes us into a never-never land of listless intolerance
In this India we are fortunate to belong to, we have lived our faiths for much of our lives unselfconsciously as Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, Jains, Parsees, animists and non-believers. I could sign off my valedictory address at the World Atheist Conference in Vijayawada with a “God bless you all” without being misunderstood one bit by my hosts or my audience.