Kiwi teenager radicalised online planned mass killing in Christchurch ‘for Allah’ The teenager left school at 15, converted to Islam and became radicalised online. He was sentenced in the Christchurch District Court, pictured, over a violent incident he later admitted he planned as a terror attack. A Kiwi teenager radicalised online planned to ram a… Continue reading Kiwi teenager radicalised online planned mass killing in Christchurch ‘for Allah’
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.
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.
Dr Mohammad Anwar Sahib speaks at the At-Taqwa mosque in south Auckland. An Auckland Imam who was criticised for hate speech against Jews has been permanently stood down from the Federation of Islamic Associations of NZ. Dr Mohammad Anwar Sahib was the Secretary for the Ulama Board, the Federation’s religious advisory board. His employment was terminated on Wednesday… Continue reading Auckland Imam permanently stood down after anti-Semitic speeches.
Flashback: ‘Hate Speech’ Imam made a ‘mistake’ – FIANZ. An Islamic leader has condemned a Muslim cleric who made offensive comments about women and preached anti-Semitic views at an Auckland mosque. Dr Mohammad Anwar Sahib’s comments, which were delivered at the At-Taqwa mosque in Manukau and subsequently posted online, took aim at Jews and gender… Continue reading ‘Hate Speech’ Imam made a ‘mistake’ – FIANZ.
A slaughter-man at the Richmond Meat Works in Te Aroha prays towards Mecca. Halal is meat which is prepared as prescribed by Muslim law. New Zealand tourism bosses are chasing the multi-billion dollar Muslim tourist market by launching a halal food guide and pushing it in Southeast Asia. The culinary tourism directory has been developed… Continue reading New halal food guide chases multi-billion dollar Muslim tourist market.