JAKARTA – In the most high-profile outreach to Muslims by US new administration, US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday, April 20, toured the biggest mosque in Muslim-majority Indonesia, during a visit seen as a highly symbolic gesture from an administration that has been accused of stoking Islamophobia.
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– In a rebuke to US President Donald Trump, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) posted several billboards with the first amendment written in Arabic, reminding viewers that the US Constitution protects every individual’s right to freedom of speech and religion.
“‘If it’s what you feel like you want to do, go ahead. I’ll support you no matter what. Is everything ok? Did something happen?” That was the answer of the wise father of Lamyaa, the Muslim teenager who was abused by an Islamophobic text, to her message saying she will take off her hijab.
An American Muslim engineer is dedicating his life to fight hunger in the United States, giving an example of how true Muslims should be.
A new novel in which a 12-year-old Muslim heroine, who dons a hijab, tries to save her younger brother, has been released in New York, offering Muslim children a chance to see themselves as they read and non-Muslims an opportunity to learn about kids who are different.
Berkeley’s first and United States’ second Muslim women mosque opened Friday in Berkeley, in an event attended by community members from a variety of spiritual and religious backgrounds.
The 42nd Annual ICNA Convention, one of the largest and most diverse Islamic conventions in North America, kicked off in Baltimore on Saturday, April 15, to discuss the problems facing US Muslims and refugees in today’s America.
Toronto’s Ecumenical Good Friday Walk included Masjid Toronto as a station in a show of support for the Muslim community following the recent increase of Islamophobic incidents in Canada.
News of the death of NY Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, 65, sent shockwaves through American Muslim communities across the country.
The University of California will host later this month the eighth annual Islamophobia conference, addressing questions of the relationship between liberalism (and neo-liberalism) and Islamophobia.
In a shock to the American Muslim community, the body of the United States’ first-ever female Muslim judge was found Wednesday afternoon in the Hudson River near Manhattan, leaving many unanswered questions about the death of the renowned figure.
Canada’s leading council of imams has issued advisory to Imams to promote integration and unity in their Friday sermon and the religious services, after recent controversy on a sermon given by a visiting imam in Montreal.