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Man charged with attempted murder in hate crime outside Flushing mosque
Man charged with attempted murder in hate crime outside Flushing mosque
Police Maggie Hayes 7/01/2013 at 4:26PM

A November hate crime case has been cracked and a Forest Hills man charged with attempted murder. Late last year, Bashir Ahmad, a devout Muslim from Afghanistan, was attacked and repeatedly stabbed outside of his local mosque, Masjid Al-Saaliheen in Flushing. Bernhard Laufer was arrested and charged in connection with the incident. “He hit me [...]

Suspect threatens to kill man leaving Queens mosque
Suspect threatens to kill man leaving Queens mosque
Police Cristabelle Tumola 4/16/2013 at 10:22AM

Police are looking for a suspect who threatened to kill a man as he left a Flushing mosque that was the site of another apparent hate crime last fall. On Friday, April 12, around 8:00 p.m., the victim was leaving the 72-55 Kissena Boulevard mosque in his car when he noticed an unknown male driving [...]

Suspects attack man, 70, after asking if he is Muslim or Hindu
Suspects attack man, 70, after asking if he is Muslim or Hindu
News Billy Rennison 11/30/2012 at 12:18PM

Six days after a Muslim was stabbed while opening his local mosque, another religion-based attack took place less than four miles away. Two suspects approached a 70-year-old man in Corona on Saturday, November 24 at 5:20 a.m. and asked him if he was Muslim or Hindu before proceeding to assault him, according to police. The victim sustained [...]