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  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    17/07/2018
    Summary: 

    The government received information detailing the extent of  activity in as far back as 2002 but failed to properly act on it, a review has found. The National Crime Agency’s ongoing investigation has revealed that more than 

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    29/05/2019
    Summary: 

    NSS  has revealed that a group called Islamic RSE is promoting anti-LGBT, anti-sex and anti-contraceptive messages and encouraging sympathetic parents to get involved in school governance. The group's founder has also toured the country giving talks on the issue. Islamic RSE says it "strives to engage with Mu

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    04/05/2019
    Summary: 

    Young imams are being trained in a network of Islamic schools across the UK that have been accused of promoting intolerance and misogyny, a secret Government report has warned. The report claims preachers emerging from some of the dozens of Darul Uloom madrasas scattered across Britain have views as extreme as those held by radical clerics who move to the UK from Islamic countries – and may spread them to worshippers. The Mail on Sunday has identified 48 Darul Ulooms – which can be translated as House of Knowledge – that follow a strict syllabus called Dars-E-Nizami.

  • Summary: 

    The  (PC) has determined that “[i]n northern Nigeria, 45 percent of girls are married by age 15, and 73 percent are married by age 18.”  A  cites this as one “of the highest rates of early marriage in the world.”

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  • Country: 
    Egypt
    News Date: 
    23/04/2019
    Summary: 

    A Coptic church in Upper Egypt is closed after a throng of angry Muslims attacked it this month, beating a priest and another Copt as more than 200 fearful children who had gathered for Bible lessons looked on, according to advocacy groups. One of the injured Copts, Asaad Bakheet Rezek, told Coptic TV (CTV) that a Muslim about 17 years old beat one of the priests with a club as security forces led him from the Anba Karas Church building in Naga al-Ghafir, Sohag Governorate in southern Egypt. The priest, identified as Father Basilious, sustained a minor head injury as security

  • Country: 
    France
    News Date: 
    05/04/2019
    Summary: 

    “‘Heir of Mohamed Merah’: French Cops Arrest Terror Suspect Inspired by Islamist Behind Jewish School Massacre in Toulouse,” by Ben Cohen, , April 3, 2019 (thanks to David):

  • Country: 
    Pakistan
    News Date: 
    03/04/2019
    Summary: 

    The sprawling Hudaibiah education complex three weeks ago became one of nearly 300 seminaries, schools, hospitals and dispensaries taken over for links to outlawed groups....JuD calls itself a humanitarian organisation, but both America, Britain and the United Nations instead recognise it as a front for the Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist group accused of the Mumbai attack that killed 166.

  • Country: 
    Syrian Arab Republic
    News Date: 
    25/03/2019
    Summary: 
    • "An estimated 3,100 Yazidis were killed [in Iraq], with nearly half of them... either shot, beheaded, or burned alive... The estimated number kidnapped is 6,800... All Yazidis were targeted... but children were disproportionately affected." — PLOS Medicine, 2017.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    25/03/2019
    Summary: 

    “Terrorism fears as 3,000 UK children a year go to ‘jihadi’ schools in Pakistan, secret government report reveals,” by Abul Taher, , March 23, 2019:

    A secret Government report has warned that more than 3,000 British children are being taken to Pakistan each year and enrolled in extremist summer schools.

  • Summary: 

    This shocking video shows Islamic scholars teaching young British children in a Muslim faith school in the UK.

    The woman first illustrates what happens when a person decides to leave Islam.“What are we going to do?” asks the woman in broken English. “We kill him. Kill.”

    “The ones who reject Islam?” a British student asks.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    14/02/2019
    Summary: 

    A madrassa that gave a lesson suggesting Muslim girls should have children rather than careers has been ousted from a secondary school amid safeguarding concerns.

  • Country: 
    Saudi Arabia
    News Date: 
    08/02/2019
    Summary: 

    A SIX-year-old boy was beheaded with a piece of broken glass in front of his screaming mum, a campaign group has claimed. Shia Rights Watch says that “in an unprecedented incident” the child was brutally killed in Saudi Arabia after he was confirmed to be a Shia Muslim.

  • Country: 
    Finland
    News Date: 
    30/01/2019
    Summary: 
    • Much of the coverage of the same problem in Great Britain said that Jay had accused the Rotherham council and police of failing to tackle sexual exploitation because of misplaced "political correctness." Yet Jay says those are not the words she would use: "I have an aversion to phrases like that," she said. Instead, she believes the Labour-dominated council turned a blind eye to the problem because of "their desire to accommodate a community that would be expected to vote Labour, to not rock the boat, to keep a lid on it, to hope it would go away."

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    30/01/2019
    Summary: 

    A Muslim school will not allow girls to eat lunch until after boys have finished, an Ofsted chief has told MPs.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    23/01/2019
    Summary: 

    Muslim girls should not be forced to wear headscarves in schools just because they are facing pressures from their families, the head of Ofsted has suggested.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    23/01/2019
    Summary: 

    The Scout Association has suspended a second volunteer and referred six more mosques to the police over extremism concerns following .

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    19/01/2019
    Summary: 

    A mosque-based scout group is being investigated by police after links to an 'Islamic extremist' preacher and claims that the group leader encouraged girls as young as five pose in videos, advocating wearing the hijab. 

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    14/01/2019
    Summary: 

    Detectives investigating historic allegations of child sex abuse in Kirklees have arrested 55 men as part of an ongoing investigation. The individuals were arrested from addresses in Dewsbury, Batley and Bradford over the last few months, West Yorkshire Police revealed today. All 55 have been interviewed and released under investigation as detectives continue to make inquiries.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    04/01/2019
    Summary: 

    An investigation is expected into how many parents are refusing to allow their children to learn about Islam, as part of their normal religious education lessons, and how many are withdrawing from associated school trips - and why. The details emerged in a report from the standing advisory council into religious education which is being presented to  Council.

  • Country: 
    Australia
    News Date: 
    22/05/2017
    Summary: 

    A generation of young Australian girls are being forced into illegal marriages, some younger than ten years old. The stunning truth has been revealed in documents obtained by Seven News using Freedom of Information. They reveal dozens of children, most in the Sydney region, married to much older men with authorities relying on the community to alert them so they can intervene.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    17/01/2016
    Summary: 

    An organisation of mosques says it "unequivocally" rejects government proposals to require madrassas in England to be registered and inspected. The Northern Council of Mosques, representing 400 mosques, says this "encroaches" on religious freedom. The Muslim supplementary schools would have to comply with plans for tighter scrutiny over "out-of-school education settings" if the plans were introduced. The government's consultation on the proposals closes on Monday. And the Department for Education has indicated that it makes "no apology" for wanting to ensure children are

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    29/11/2018
    Summary: 

    Children have been performing sexual favours in return for new trainers, gifts and alcohol, Ilford police confirm. Around 100 Met officers along with outreach workers and immigration officials descended on Ilford town centre last week to disrupt criminal activity and raise awareness about sexual exploitation. The victims are from diverse backgrounds, including middle-class families and children in the care system and some residents have moved neighbourhoods to remove their children from the exploiters clutches. Det Insp Laura Hillier said there is a preconception that older m

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    26/11/2018
    Summary: 

    Children from across the UK falling victim to abuse after being placed in Birmingham care homes are NOT being counted in the city’s official CSE figures. The youngsters are classed as ‘out of borough kids’ and their ordeals are only officially recorded on a  (CSE) register by their home authority. Critics claim the system means the full picture of 

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    28/11/2012
    Summary: 

    MUSLIM parents are being urged not to allow their children to eat meat at school over concerns that the produce is not being prepared correctly. Lancashire Council of Mosques (LCM) issued a warning after it said it found that suppliers providing meat and chicken to Lancashire County Council (LCC) for use in schools were not maintaining the high halal standards they expected.

    But LCC has assured worried parents that their halal options were all sourced from accredited suppliers.

  • Summary: 

    British Schools, Islamic Rules. Investigation which uncovers disturbing evidence that some Muslim children are being exposed to extremist preachers and fundamentalist Islamic groups. We also expose the part-time schools where hate is on the curriculum. The programme asks why school inspectors have missed the warning signs and examines the impact this could have on young Muslims' ability to integrate into mainstream British life.

  • Country: 
    Germany
    News Date: 
    27/03/2018
    Summary: 

    The President of Germany’s Teachers Association warns that ISIS beheading videos are “spreading like wildfire” amongst Muslim migrant children in German schools. In an article entitled , Heinz-Peter Meidinger told BILD that the situation in some schools was becoming chronic, with increasing numbers of violent attacks on teachers creating the need for security gu

  • Country: 
    Austria
    News Date: 
    18/11/2018
    Summary: 

    The Government effectively banned the headscarf by tying funding of states to the law.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    05/09/2017
    Summary: 

    HAMPSHIRE police handed out more than 100 cautions for rape and other serious sexual offences in the past five years, the Hampshire Chronicle can reveal. The crimes included incest and sex with children under the age of 13. Figures obtained via a Freedom of Information request reveal that since 2014 police have cautioned four people for rape and another six for serious sexual assaults including five counts of sexual assault involving victims under the age of 16.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    18/10/2011
    Summary: 

    Britain's madrassas have faced more than 400 allegations of physical abuse in the past three years, a BBC investigation has discovered. But only a tiny number have led to successful prosecutions. The revelation has led to calls for formal regulation of the schools, attended by more than 250,000 Muslim children every day for Koran lessons.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    16/11/2018
    Summary: 

    The NSS said non-stunned meat is reaching at least 140 schools, the significant majority of which are not Islamic faith schools. It said too many councils had bowed to a hardline interpretation of Islam, adding that the government should repeal the religious exemption to the UK's animal welfare laws.

  • Country: 
    Belgium
    News Date: 
    15/11/2018
    Summary: 

    Islamic organisation Muslim Kids Entertainment is indoctrinating and brainwashing young children with TV programmes, education materials and at events. A special event in Belgium brought controversy as the organisation behind it clearly follows an Islamic agenda for very young children. Its  features two young girls in complete Islamic garment

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    31/10/2018
    Summary: 

    The Chief Inspector of Schools, Amanda Spielman, has written to the Public Accounts Committee about the risks to schools.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    19/10/2018
    Summary: 

    I cannot say I’m surprised by the failure of Labour’s new, radical members to fully grasp the meaning of antisemitism. They are young, after all, and most will have gone to state schools. As an assistant teacher for 16 years, I encountered numerous examples of antisemitism being taught — sometimes unknowingly — in England’s classrooms. Nearly all of the teachers I encountered had uncritically absorbed antisemitic tropes at their universities and teacher training colleges, much of it dressed up as “anti-Zionism”.

    ...

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    24/10/2018
    Summary: 

    An Islamic school which taught that only Muslims and animals were saved on Noah’s ark has become the first to be successfully prosecuted for operating illegally. The Al-Istiqamah Learning Centre in west London marketed itself as a study centre where home-educated children had part-time tuition, but Ofsted inspectors found that almost 60 children of compulsory school age were regularly attending the centre during school hours.

  • Summary: 

    When officials believe all children are at risk, they miss those who are.

    There is an awful familiarity to the guilty verdicts given to 20 men in  in the north of England for raping and abusing girls. These ‘grooming gang’ offences committed between 2004 and 2011, by men operating in the nighttime economy of taxi ranks and fast-food takeaways, are just the latest in a series of similar horrendous accounts of what has been happening on the streets of Rotherham, Newcastle,  and Oxford, among other places.

    ...

    As Barry Sheerman, Labour MP for Huddersfield, put it, ‘No one, local authority leadership, police, many of the people that should have been taking this more seriously earlier, did’. And yet this is in stark contrast with what is going on when it comes to ‘safeguarding’ children from other supposed threats, or from their own families.

    ...

    The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham conceded that cases of child sexual exploitation are a ‘tiny proportion of referrals and contacts to children’s social care, but they constitute a very significant proportion of the children at risk of serious injury and harm’. But between 1997 and 2013, the at least 1,400 girls estimated to have been sexually exploited by grooming gangs in the town were not protected. And yet, over that period, the inquiry report tells us: ‘Inspections frequently commend[ed] the council for its commitment to safeguarding young people.’

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    18/10/2018
    Summary: 

    An Islamic school that breached the Equality Act by treating boys and girls unequally was among 10 failing independent faith schools recently issued warning notices by the government. The Department for Education (DfE) published 25  to independent schools last

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    10/10/2018
    Summary: 

    The  'How to regulate faith schools', which will be 

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    05/10/2018
    Summary: 

    Speaking on behalf on the police, Samantha Leek QC said: “It is clear that the institutions and systems in place did not protect those children from abuse. Where abuse did happen, in many cases there were barriers to disclosure by complainants and where disclosure was made, institutions, including the police, did not always respond appropriately.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    29/05/2009
    Summary: 

    Head of RE was also accused of giving two schoolboys detention after they refused to kneel down and 'pray to Allah' during the lesson. Parents said forcing their children to take part in the exercise at Alsager High School, near Stoke-on-Trent - which included wearing Muslim headgear - was a breach of their human rights.

  • Country: 
    Netherlands (the)
    News Date: 
    15/10/2018
    Summary: 

    A former Shell CEO, who volunteers in giving education to migrants in the Netherlands, gave some shocking examples of his experiences with them. Although he had a lot of fun as well, he thinks the integration of Muslims is moving in the wrong direction. For 15 years, the 78-year-old Dominic Boot gave Dutch lessons to migrants in a The Hague suburb called “De Schilderswijk”, he  the largest Dutch newspaper “De Telegraaf”.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    10/08/2002
    Summary: 

    A school in Birmingham is expected to become the first in Britain to have its entire governing body sacked under new government powers after an 18-month row over religion threatened to tear it apart. A damning report for the city's education authority into Washwood Heath Technology College found that a group of Muslim governors with a "hidden agenda" was trying to turn it into a Muslim-only school.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    01/10/2013
    Summary: 
    • The woman, referred to as Jane, has had a 20-year teaching career
    • In all that time, there has never been a word of complaint against her
    • But she returned home to her husband in tears after a furious row
    • A colleague at the Islamic Al-Madinah school in Derby said her outfit was 'abhorrent'
  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    02/10/2018
    Summary: 

    British man called racist and bigot for refusing to let daughter write letter about ‘converting to Islam’ at school.  When he complained, he was  racist and bigot.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    29/09/2018
    Summary: 
    • Group allowed a 13-year-old to sell pamphlets comparing Westerners to animals
    • This is despite founder, Hizb ut-Tahrir’s claim only over-16s can ‘engage’ in work 
    • Terrorism experts called on Government to ban group for ‘radicalising children’
  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    13/02/2008
    Summary: 
    • Undercover footage shows pupils being taught religious apartheid 
    • Muslims who adopt Western ways will be 'tortured in afterlife'
    • Unprovoked beatings captured on camera in Yorkshire madrassa
    • Boy threatened with bench by senior student left in charge of class
  • Country: 
    Nigeria
    News Date: 
    28/08/2018
    Summary: 

    Abducted Nigerian Christian schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu has urged Nigerian President to secure her release. Leah is currently in Boko Haram’s captivity after being abducted in February earlier this year. She has been in captivity since then, while rest of the abducted schoolgirls were set free.

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    30/08/2018
    Summary: 

    Three children from a Muslim family have been sent to school with ‘Halal only’ signs stuck to their chests after they were served non-halal food. Talib Hussain claims that his children were served the food on at least six occasions and the school has now been forced to apologise. oodside Academy in Bradford, West Yorkshire, has said it is sorry for the mistake which Mr Hussain says amounts to negligence.

  • Country: 
    Indonesia
    News Date: 
    20/08/2018
    Summary: 

    “I never meant to teach violence to my students. We only used the props that we already had to cut costs for parents.” Why did he have cardboard cutouts of assault rifles already on hand? What does he use them for, if not to teach violence?

     

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom (UK)
    News Date: 
    13/08/2018
    Summary: 
    A Muslim teacher who labelled homosexuals “animals” who should be “eradicated” has lost a claim of unfair dismissal, where he argued he was discriminated against because he is Muslim.

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