Intolerance and Racism: Don’t forget, don’t look away, don’t remain silent: Maas and Çavuşoğlu remember the victims of Solingen |Videos

Together with his Turkish counterpart, Foreign Minister Maas took a stance against intolerance and racism in remembering the arson attack perpetrated by right-wing extremists. Foreign Minister Maas and his Turkish counterpart Çavuşoğlu at the memorial to the victims of Solingen., © Xander Heinl/photothek.net Twenty-five years after the arson attack by the extreme right in Solingen,…

“We’ve reached this situation where things are very, very tense, and obviously will affect students here,”— ‘Muslims wonder what’s ahead’|

Muslims wonder what’s ahead: As rhetoric rises nationally, members of Harvard community ponder how to safeguard and support the rights of all — Harvard Gazette When he was in school on Long Island, N.Y., Yaseen Eldik was just another kid. Then 9/11’s hijacked jets crashed into the twin towers, and life changed for the American-born…

‘Time of looking away over’: Germany warns Saudi Arabia to stop funding radical Islamists — RT com

German Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel © Stefanie Loos / Reuters Germany has publicly warned Saudi Arabia against further financing religious radicals globally. German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel’s demand to cut money flowing to the Wahhabis comes as some lawmakers are growing weary of Saudi-funded radical mosques. Gabriel stressed that the Saudi regime…

Merkel pledges to protect Muslim faith in an ‘undivided’ Germany |Hollande: Muslims are ‘victims of fanaticism’ — Deutsche Welle de

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has addressed the recent Paris attacks, describing the freedom of the press as one of society’s greatest treasure. She also said that Islam belongs to Germany as much as Judaism. Opening her address to the German parliament on Thursday morning, Angela Merkel said that the Germany stood alongside France in solidarity…

The German Muslim community’s protest against extremism "No" to hatred and injustice — Qantara / Deutsche Welle article by Bettina Marx

***** Read article in Deutsch: Bundesweiter Aktionstag deutscher Islamverbände — Stimme gegen Hass und Unrecht *****   The German Muslim community’s day of action against extremism and injustice was a strong appeal for tolerance. It was also a demonstration that there are many, many Muslims who are not willing to allow their religion to be…

James Foley ‘beheaded’: Isis video shows militant with British accent ‘execute US journalist’ – and warns Obama of more to come — The Independent UK

Islamic extremists destroying mosques in Iraq. A bulldozer destroys Sunni’s Ahmed al-Rifai shrine and tomb in Mahlabiya district outside of Tal Afar AP Militants from the Islamic State have released a video showing a jihadist speaking with a British accent beheading an American journalist in what it says is a revenge killing for the ongoing…