FIANZ statement reveals double standards.

President of the Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand (FIANZ), Hazim Arafeh, issued a press release in which he said the representative body of New Zealand Muslims “strongly condemns the indiscriminate and disproportionate Israeli aggressions…” and “is deeply concerned at this deplorable act by Israel and calls upon the New Zealand government and all… Continue reading FIANZ statement reveals double standards.

Ashburton has it’s own mosque now.

Ashburton has it’s own mosque now. The old Tinwald Methodist Church in Ashburton where the Ashburton Masjid resides now. Picture courtesy Google Maps Apart from the joy that Eid and Ramadan brings, the Muslim community in the wider Canterbury region had another great reason to celebrate last month with the much-awaited opening of Ashburton Masjid,… Continue reading Ashburton has it’s own mosque now.