The Virtual Mosque

UK Mosques could be designed without minarets

John Bingham in The Telegraph: Mosques in the UK could be designed without minarets to look like “quintessentially English” places of worship, the former Conservative Party chairman Baroness Warsi has suggested. Lady Warsi, the first Muslim woman to sit in the Cabinet, is urging architects and designers to come up with a new model for [...]


Police tear down minarets on Ahmadi Mosque

The police approached the community on Friday after a local cleric complained that three worship places for Ahmadis had features that resembled mosques, namely minarets and verses from the Quran written on the walls. The minarets and verses were covered up, apparently to the police’s satisfaction, but a baying mob gathered at one worship [...]