Two women charged with hate crime in Arizona

Two women accused of breaking into an Arizona mosque while yelling derogatory comments have been charged with burglary. Tahnee Gonzales and Elizabeth Dauenhauer appear to have filmed themselves wandering through the mosque last week. The video, which was live-streamed to Facebook, shows two women grabbing pamphlets and ripping down flyers, with at least three children in tow. . The women can be heard yelling derogatory comments about Muslims, claiming they are trying to expose the “evil” of Islam, which they claim is infiltrating their “nice suburban city”. The duo reportedly let their dogs urinate on the property as well.

Tempe Police spokeswoman Lily Duran told reporters the charge could be upgraded to a hate crime.

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Six dead in Quebec mosque shooting

Six people are dead after a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, according to Quebec Provincial Police. Eight people were injured. The attack, which took place at the city’s Quebec Islamic Cultural Center, is being investigated as an act of terrorism by police.

In what was described as a coordinated attack, witnesses say at least two gunmen wearing black fired indiscriminately into the dozens of worshipers — including families — in the mosque. Thirty-nine people who were at the mosque during shooting were unharmed, Christine Coulombe, spokeswoman of National Police of Quebec, said. Of the eight injured, six are described as being in critical condition.

Two people have been arrested, a police said at a news conference. One was captured near the mosque and the other was apprehended on a highway nearby. (Source)

Gunman opens fire in Zurich mosque

A man storms into a Zurich mosque and opens fire on people praying, injuring three and one body was found nearby, according to police who have subsequently launched a manhunt for the gunman.