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Belgium: Bans on Halal and Kosher slaughter spark outrage

By: Katie Harris Source: Sunday Express Animal slaughter without pre-stunning was banned in the region of Flanders, in the north of Belgium, on January 1. And Wallonia, the French-speaking region of southern Belgium, is set to introduce a ban in September. Brussels is the only region which has not adopted the controversial measure. Under the new law animals must be stunned before being slaughtered, which animal rights campaigners argue is more humane. However, traditional halal and kosher rituals involve cutting the animals throat without stunning the animal first. Halal and kosher meat will continue be sold in shops but it must be sourced from elsewhere. The move – initiated by...

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China targets Hui Muslims by shuttering 3 Mosques

By: RFA Source: RFA Chinese authorities in the southwestern province of Yunnan raided and forcibly evicted local ethnic minority Hui Muslims from three mosques at the weekend, saying they were engaged in “illegal religious activities.” The three mosques in Yunnan’s Weishan county were raided by more than 100 riot police and People’s Armed Police on Saturday, local Muslims told RFA. But local Muslims resisted the eviction, and dozens of people were detained and injured in the ensuing clashes, they said. “First, they went to the Huihuideng Mosque [in Huihuideng village], and everyone resisted them, holding hands tightly, so they forced their way in, shoving us...

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Whites in the UK are the most arrested for terror offenses

By: RT Source: RT White people arrested for suspected terrorist offences in the UK now outstrips those of Asian ethnicity for the first time in over a decade, according to new figures published by the Home Office. Statistics released by the Home Office show that white suspects accounted for 38 percent of terrorist related arrests. Those of an Asian appearance accounted for 37 percent of offences, followed by black suspects way down on 9 percent. The report states: “This was the first time, since the year ending June 2005, that the proportion of white people arrested has exceeded the proportion of Asian people arrested,” the report said. “It was the second highest number of arrests of white...

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