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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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Why are Halal and Kosher slaughter controversial in Europe?

  By: The Week Source: The Week (magazine – UK) Halal meat is an essential part of the Muslim faith and advocates argue that the practices of traditional Islamic slaughter are humane. However, many animal rights campaigners argue that religious slaughter causes animals unnecessary suffering and should be banned. What is halal meat? Although the term “halal” is used by non-Muslims almost exclusively to refer to the slaughter and preparation of meat in accordance with Islamic practices, its meaning within Islam is far broader. “Halal” refers to any action or behaviour that is permissible in Islam, including what types of meat and methods of preparation are acceptable, while...

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EU promises to support UNRWA after US cuts funding

By: Middle East Eye Source: Middle East Eye The 28-nation European Union, the biggest collective contributor to UNWRA, said on Saturday it will continue its support after the Trump administration’s decision to cut its funding to the UN’s Palestinian refugee agency. This implied the EU may increase funding to the agency if deemed necessary, according to Israeli newspaper Haaretz. Deutsche Welle said Germany plans to significantly increase its funding for UNRWA, citing a letter from Foreign Minister Heiko Maas to other EU foreign ministers. The EU said in a statement it will discuss with its international partners “how to ensure sustainable, continued and effective...

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