"Merciful Among Themselves" Short Film Competition
"Merciful Among Themselves"
Sumbul Siddiqui became the first Muslim mayor of the state of Massachusetts, after she was elected by the Cambridge City Council. She immigrated from Pakistan to America 30 years ago, to later become one of the most prominent figures in the public service field.
Large numbers of Muslims in Australia took the initiative to provide support and assistance to firefighters and victims in areas affected by forest fires that devoured 6 million acres of land. Their honorable actions showed their belief in the teachings of Islam.
According to figures issued by the Office for National Statistics, Muslims have become the fastest growing religious group in England the past few years, as the 2016 census shows that the number has exceeded 3 million people.
A fast food restaurant in Texas, USA, apologized to a Muslim employee and returned her to work after they fired her for refusing to take off her hijab. A video documenting the incident showed the impact of social media in defending religious freedom.
Le député néerlandais d’extrême droite Geert Wilders a relancé un concours de caricatures du prophète (PSL), plus d’un an après avoir annulé sa première tentative suite à des critiques à son encontre pour avoir incité et cultivé la haine entre les religions.