The alleged leader of an al-Qaeda plot to bomb targets in north-west England has won his appeal against deportation.
Abid Naseer says he’ll be in danger if returned to Pakistan. Britons are in danger if he isn’t.
So who gets to win in the British courts?
A special immigration court said Abid Naseer was an al-Qaeda operative – but could not be deported because he faced torture or death back home in Pakistan. Read it all
Muslim charity says charitable giving is ‘the best investment you can ever make’
Inspired by Islam’s values on charitable giving and community development, IR USA is a relief organization dedicated to alleviating poverty through disaster relief and development projects in the U.S. and globally for communities regardless of color, race, religion, or creed. (You wish!/ed)
Austria: Gay Soccer Player Deported
Austria Criticized for Forcibly Deporting Gay Nigerian Soccer Player
An openly gay Nigerian soccer player named Cletus B. was deported from Austria despite harsh laws in his home country that would subject him to the death penalty for his sexual orientation.
According to a May 11 report atLGBT Asylum News, Cletus B., 21, had arrived in Austria at the age of 15 from a village in Nigeria where Islamic Sharia law is in effect. Under Sharia law, gays can be stoned to death. Despite Cletus B. having told the Austrian government of his sexuality, and disclosing that “his whole village” knew of his homosexuality, the Austrian government deported him. The Edge has more/I have a hunch he will be back…
Italy: Driver arrested after 21 Afghans found in his truck
Venezia, 17 May (AKI) – Border police in the northeastern city of Venice have arrested a Greek lorry driver after 21 illegal immigrants believed to be Afghans were found hidden inside his truck. The migrants were discovered with the help of finance police and customs officials when the truck disembarked from a ferry from the coastal city of Patras in Greece. AKI has more
Mohammed gets his mosque, happy! (for now!)
“We are very glad for the number of residents who came up in support,” said Mohammad Hamad, a local engineer and founding member of the Islamic Society, who serves as the mosque’s imam, or religious leader.
The mosque is expected to draw about 100 Muslim families, many of them Bosnian refugees, from the surrounding area, according to Hamad. Many now travel to Milwaukee or Appleton for services.Â Sheboygan County town OKs mosque