Israeli forces attack worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosque raid

On April 5, 2023, in Palestine, Palestine, by admin

MEE: Videos show armed Israeli forces brutally beating worshippers inside the mosque, as women and children cry for help Israeli forces brutally assaulted dozens of Palestinian worshippers inside Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem on Tuesday night and forcibly removed them from the site where they were peacefully observing the holy month of Ramadan.  Dozens of heavily armed officers stormed the […]

Payments Denied, Flagged And Scrutinized: The Harrowing Experience Of Banking While Muslim

On March 25, 2023, in Civil Rights, Islamophobia, USA, by admin

A new report shows the degree to which American financial institutions discriminate against Muslims, and many are worried about the impact this will have during Ramadan. By Rowaida Abdelaziz for HuffPost A quarter of the American Muslim population has faced hurdles while banking in the United States, according to a report released last week by the Institute […]

Summary – Bulldozer Politics: Modi’s Demolition Drive Fuels Muslims’ Fears in Kashmir

On March 19, 2023, in Hindu Nationalism, India, Islamophobia, by admin

Paraphrase summary of the Guardian Article on Modi’s policy in Kashmir In this article, the author discusses the recent demolition drive led by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, targeting structures in Kashmir allegedly built illegally. The Muslim community in Srinagar has been particularly affected, with many feeling increasingly fearful and insecure as their properties are […]

Should “Islam” matter in US foreign policy?

On March 15, 2023, in Uncategorized, by admin

In the United States, it is difficult to overstate the degree to which Islam has fallen off both the domestic and foreign policy agenda. In many ways, this is a welcome improvement over the near-constant preoccupation with American Muslims and Muslims abroad as objects of concern during the post-9/11 period. With the Trump administration’s “Muslim […]

The symbol of hijab in America’s legal and political world

On March 10, 2023, in Uncategorized, by admin

ACCORDING to some research estimates, up to seven million Muslims live in the United States. Muslim women are the most likely of any faith to wear the visible symbol of faith identity, namely the hijab, which presents them as visibly Muslim in all public settings. Studying the daily life experience of hijab-wearing Muslim women in America can […]

Ron DeSantis Knew All About the Torture Program When He Worked at Guantánamo

On March 9, 2023, in Uncategorized, by admin

As he gears up to run for president, new investigations report that DeSantis witnessed horrific conditions—though Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) served in the Navy as a lawyer, not as a pilot, as he’d like you to think. And as he appears to be gearing up for a presidential run, his record as a Navy lawyer is coming under […]

Will the UN’s plea to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh be answered?

On March 8, 2023, in Human Rights, Immigration, Islamophobia, Rohingya, by admin

The UN is appealing to global powers to help Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. The United Nations is appealing for nearly $900m to help Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh from their native Myanmar. So, how will the international community respond? And can the Rohingya ever hope for an end to the stateless limbo they’re […]

How Quebec’s Culture of Islamophobia is Seeping Into Public Schools

On March 7, 2023, in Canada, Civil Rights, Islamophobia, by admin

Muslim Students Feel Increasingly Unsafe in Primary and Secondary Schools Ayeza Hussain is a 16-year-old Pakistani student from Antoine-Brossard High School in Brossard, Que. Though she finds her student body diverse, it has not stopped her from facing Islamophobic violence in school. During a lunch period, a white Québecois student approached her and began harassing […]

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