Posts Tagged ‘ Asad Shah ’

Nobody in Shawlands would have a bad word to say about him

Mar 26th, 2016 10:44 am | By

The Independent has more on the murder of Asad Shah.

A fundraising page set up by the devastated customers of a much-loved Muslim shopkeeper who was killed in a “racially prejudiced” attack has so far received more than £22,000 in donations to support his family.

Four of his regular customers said they decided to set up a ‘Support for Mr Shah’ fundraising page on the Go Fund Me website to contribute towards the cost of his funeral and to provide financial support to his family in the coming months.

The customers wrote on the page: “Mr Shah was a popular, well-respected and much-loved member of our community and his death has devastated many.

“He was a warm and

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The murder of Asad Shah

Mar 26th, 2016 9:05 am | By

A horrible event in Glasgow Thursday night

A well-respected Muslim shopkeeper who wished Christians a happy Easter and appeared to speak out against violence was killed in an attack police are treating as “religiously prejudiced”.

Asad Shah was found seriously injured outside his shop in Minard Road in the Shawlands area of Glasgow on Thursday night and pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

The Scotsman says a Muslim man has been arrested.

My liberal Muslim friends on Facebook are saying Shah was an Ahmadi, and that Salafi extremists now dominate Glasgow mosque, having kicked out all the moderates.

Back to the Scotsman:

An Easter greeting from an online account apparently belonging to the 40-year-old Mr Shah, who was described

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