More security won’t help when the guards are Muslims!

More security for Middle East flights? New Zealand is considering additional security checks on flights from Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East, its transport minister said yesterday. The new rules would follow similar measures introduced last month by the United States, Britain and Australia. New Zealand’s civil aviation authority “is assessing the evidence to determine… Continue reading More security won’t help when the guards are Muslims!

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New Afghan resident convicted of sex offending twice, won’t be deported

In 2015 Sultan Ali Abdul Ali Akbari was jailed for two years and one month for five charges of indecent acts on girls aged 8 and 10 and indecently assaulting an 18-year-old. New resident convicted of sex offending twice, won’t be deported A man who emigrated to New Zealand has been convicted twice for sex… Continue reading New Afghan resident convicted of sex offending twice, won’t be deported

‘There’s so much more that connects us than what divides us’ – Dispelling Muslim myths at the heart of Wellington initiatives

‘There’s so much more that connects us than what divides us’ – Dispelling Muslim myths at the heart of Wellington initiatives Mustenser Ahmad Qamar and Mohamed Anas Raheem are behind an upcoming Quran exhibition in Wellington as well as a newly established ‘Coffee, Cake & Islam’ meet-up initiative. Countering negative perceptions of Muslims and the… Continue reading ‘There’s so much more that connects us than what divides us’ – Dispelling Muslim myths at the heart of Wellington initiatives

The U.S. State Department has named five individuals as specially designated terrorists.

The U.S. State Department has named five individuals as specially designated terrorists. FILE – Anjem Choudary, a British Muslim social and political activist and spokesman for Islamist group, Islam4UK, speaks following prayers at the Central London Mosque in Regent’s Park, London, April 3, 2015. From time to time, the United States identifies individuals who are… Continue reading The U.S. State Department has named five individuals as specially designated terrorists.