Sheikh Dr Mohammad Anwar Sahib has been widely condemned for his antisemitic and misogynistic comments. He has now been permanently stood down from his role as secretary of the Federation of Islamic Associations of NZ’s religious advisory board and is under investigation by the Human Rights Commission. However, a number of questions remain. Why was… Continue reading Dismissed Sheikh still in charge of At-Taqwa Mosque: A cause for concern.
Police are investigating whether a fire at an Auckland mosque that has been at the centre of allegations of extremist Islamic teaching was deliberately lit. Two fire trucks were called to the Avondale Islamic Centre on Blockhouse Bay Rd in West Auckland at 2.45am yesterday. Fire Service northern communications manager Megan Ruru said the fire… Continue reading Police probe blaze at controversial mosque
Avondale mosque was the mosque the home of Kireka-Whaanga as he started his prison ministry, listing Avondale mosque as his employer on his online profile. FIANZ at that time contributed to his travel around the country and provided introductions to member mosques for his recruitment drive. Nothing is wrong here; Jihad is a normal expression… Continue reading Jihad threat: Auckland mosque shut down.
Quran 2:225. God does not impose blame upon you for what is unintentional in your oaths… This mosque was the HQ for FIANZ backed Te Amorangi Kireka-Whaanga who at the time had the mosque listed as his employment on facebook. Imam denies he helped train young Islamic pair to fight in Syria A Salafist imam who taught… Continue reading ‘If I was a terrorist, I’d be hiding’
Playing the victim card. This is all just normal Islamic behaviour, as found in any country with mosques and Muslims. This mosque was the HQ for FIANZ backed Te Amorangi Kireka-Whaanga who at the time had the mosque listed as his employment on facebook. Imam says teaching allegations levelled against him are ‘scandalous rumours’ The sons of… Continue reading Mosque ban unfair on us, sons say