A non-profit organization announced that 5 English clubs signed up to a recently launched charter to protect the rights of Muslim athletes and respect their beliefs, amid welcome from the players who confirmed that they suffered at times because of being Muslims. https://youtu.be/a08baweDe0I
Dozens of UK mosques took part in Visit My Mosque initiative, which aims to dispel misconceptions about Islam and make the British more aware of their Muslim neighbours, amid expectations that more mosques will join the initiative with the easing of the lockdown.
Muslims in Birmingham applauded a famous chain of stores for children clothes that show ethnic diversity in England, including a drawing of a girl with Hijab, referring that Muslims or people of African and Asian descent are rarely represented in child products.
Muslim imams in England joined an official campaign to defy the false information that the coronavirus vaccines are unsafe and unsuitable for Muslims. The imams emphasized in their sermons and religious lessons that the vaccines comply with the Islamic Sharia.
A Muslim girl is threatened with expulsion from her school in England for refusing to wear a short skirt, as they considered it to be noncompliance with the rules. This was considered to be an act of Islamophobia or a lack of understanding about Islam.
A court sentenced a British man to 11 years in prison for stabbing Imam Raafat Maglad at the London Central Mosque last February. The accused admitted he was guilty of severe bodily harm with intent and possession of a bladed article in a public place.
The Muslims of Blackburn praised an unknown citizen, who developed a smart application, that determines the time of prayer, Qiblah, and nearest mosque. The developer remained anonymous refusing to receive praise over what he considers as a religious commitment.
Muslim women wearing "Niqab" in Lancashire County, England, said that the attitudes toward them changed due to the Corona virus Pandemic, after face masks became mandatory in public places. They are now exposed to less abusive comments and seen less as a threat.
A report by The Independent newspaper revealed that the number of Muslims who decided to emigrate from England recently increased due to the rise in religious hate crimes. They were forced to leave their homeland to feel safe while practicing their religion.