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What's with the pig heads at mosques? Here's all you need to know 🐷 🕌

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We break down the latest pattern of Islamophobes dropping off pig remains at entryways of mosques.
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Police arrested woman after placing pig’s head and heart at entry of mosque in Australia.

The bag with animal remains was placed on Friday, and a day before the National Mosque Open Day, which is a day held to invite non-Muslims to mosques to learn more about Islam. https://t.co/xBOPVrL3G5
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What's with the pig heads at mosques? (Art by Ameer Al-Khatahtbeh)
What's with the pig heads at mosques? (Art by Ameer Al-Khatahtbeh)
🇦🇺 ISLAMOPHOBIA WATCH - Police arrested woman after placing pig’s head and heart at entry of mosque in Australia.
Chairperson of Gold Coast Mosque, Hussin Goss, told SBS News he was “shocked” to find the pig’s head, painted green, in a plastic bag at the second entry of the mosque at around 10.45 am.
The bag with animal remains was placed on a Friday, the holiest day of the week for Muslims, and just a day before the National Mosque Open Day, which is held annually on 29 October. The day is aimed at inviting non-Muslims to mosques to learn more about Islam.
🇰🇷 ISLAMOPHOBIA WATCH - A pig’s head was left outside the construction site of a mosque in South Korea.
🇵🇰 ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT - Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan survives assassination attempt.
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was wounded when his anti-government protest convoy came under attack in the east of the country.
⚖️ WRONGLY CONVICTED OF MURDER - New York City has agreed to pay at least $26 million dollars to men wrongly convicted for murder of Malcolm X.
The two men, Muhammad A. Aziz and Khalil Islam, each spent more than 20 years in prison after their hasty arrests and a trial that relied on questionable evidence in one of the most notorious murders of the civil rights era.
The throwing out of the men’s convictions came after a 22-month investigation by the Manhattan district attorney’s office, then led by Cyrus R. Vance Jr., and the men’s lawyers, which found that prosecutors, the FBI and the New York Police Department had withheld key evidence that probably would have led to acquittals had it been presented to a jury.
😥 FIRE IN THE BRONX - Three Yemeni brothers and a 10-year old baby killed in Bronx apartment fire.
The victims were identified as Ahmed Saleh, 22, his 10-month-old daughter, Barah Saleh, Kalheed Waleed Ban Saleh, 10, and Mohamed Waleed Ahmed, 12.
🪦 SAUDI ARABIA’S HORROR WEEKEND - Saudi Arabia lifts ban on Halloween celebration and holds “horror weekend”.
Only a few years ago, a Halloween party meant arrest. Now, a government-sponsored “horror weekend” means sold-out costume shops and scary clowns.
🇮🇳 BRIDGE COLLAPSE IN INDIA-  Over 134 dead, after bridge collapse in Indian state of Gujarat.
TV footage shows dozens of people clinging on to the remains of the bridge, as emergency teams try to rescue them.
🇵🇰 GUANTANAMO BAY PRISONER RELEASED- Oldest Guantanamo Bay prisoner released to Pakistan.
Saifullah Paracha, the oldest prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay Detention center, was released and returned to Pakistan on Saturday.
🏆 WORLD CUP NEWS - Qatar places murals of Prophet’s hadith ahead of Fifa World Cup.
Qatar welcomes World Cup fans with several murals bearing Prophet Muhammad’s sayings, written in both Arabic and English.
Qatar becomes the first country in the Middle East to host the Fifa World Cup. This massive event will take place between November 20 and December 18.
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A review of 17 U.S. newspapers compared articles mentioning four world religions over 30 years and found a large majority of references to Muslims or Islam were negative.
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