Welcome to Balanced News

This page contains both positive and negative articles about Muslim activities around the world.  Negative on the left, positive on the right.  The aim is to give Muslims and Non Muslims the information they need to make balanced judgements about the opinions they read and hear most days.

Negative News

New York buses set to display controversial anti-Muslim 'killing Jews' advert

A New York judge has ruled the city’s buses will be allowed to display a controversial anti-Islam advert despite claims it could incite terrorism and violence. The advert shows a threatening man with his face covered alongside the text “Killing Jews is…

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Tackle tabloid ‘hate speech’, UN commissioner urges UK

A petition calling for Katie Hopkins to be sacked has received more than 280,000 signatures UK authorities have been urged to tackle “anti-foreigner abuse” in the British press after a Sun column referred to migrants as “cockroaches”. UN Human…

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BNP candidate Reverend Robert West told pupils Muslims ‘worship devil’

Reverend Robert West, seen here campaigning for the BNP in 2010, denied the allegations against him A teacher standing as a British National Party (BNP) candidate told pupils “Muslims worship the devil”, a disciplinary panel has heard. Reverend Robert…

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ISIS savagely execute two spies and publicly flog a man for drinking alcohol as atrocities continue in Syria

It is unclear when the men were executed but it is thought that the atrocity was carried out earlier this week.  The photos show a large group of Islamic State militants, dressed in military fatigues and carrying weapons, standing in a circle. Forced into the middle…

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Positive News

Al-Khair Foundation Phillippine Typhoon Emergency Response 2013

Screenshot 2015-05-11 21.02.50It was the most ferocious storm the world has ever seen, Typhoon Haiyan wrought havoc in the Philippines just three months ago.More than 6,000 lives were lost,and over 14million people affected, having their livelihoods and homes destroyed.

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Delivering Aid for Displaced Iraqis

Muslim Aid in Samarra Following recent clashes between government forces and militants in Iraq, thousands of people have become displaced after fleeing their homes. Working in partnership with UNHCR, Muslim Aid Iraq was the first to respond to this humanitarian…

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Strengthening gender justice worldwide

Islamic Relief has once more participated in one of the world’s largest conferences dedicated to improving life for women across the world. Staff from Islamic Relief have attended the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). CSW promotes gender…

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Delivering Aid for Displaced Iraqis

Muslim Aid in Samarra Following recent clashes between government forces and militants in Iraq, thousands of people have become displaced after fleeing their homes. Working in partnership with UNHCR, Muslim Aid Iraq was the first to respond to this humanitarian…

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