Posts Tagged ‘Muslim immigrants’

Muslim shop owner told his religion is ‘evil’

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Muslim shop owner, Nureddin Abdurahman, of Kilbirnie, Wellington, filmed a woman who came into his store and told him the Koran was an evil book and it was a shame he was a Muslim. Read more Watch the video Related Posts:Claims that Golliwogs sales helping keep girls out of…Pope Francis spotted in a record shopRetailer’s Read more

NZ’s largest Islamic centre to be built in Auckland

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

The Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand (FIANZ) has obtained permission to build an Islamic Vocational Centre in Auckland. The purpose of the Centre is also to attract members of other communities to come and to get to know Islam better. It is hoped it will to promote friendship and understanding between the communities Read more

Muslims facing many challenges in NZ

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

A racist rant on a Lower Hutt bus last week, captured on a video, highlights the some of the challenges faced by Muslims in New Zealand. The incident took place on a Valley Flyer bus travelling between Petone and Naenae last Wednesday morning. Another challenge is the reluctance of employers to hire them are among Read more

Muslim immigrants find welcome in Catholic Ireland

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Muslim immigrants are finding a much more welcoming atmosphere in traditionally Catholic Ireland than in Europe or America, according to an article in The Atlantic magazine. Muslims make up just 1.1 per cent of the 4.5 million people in Ireland, but their ranks are swelling due to immigration, births and, in some cases, conversion. The Read more