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You Are Loved: Support Pours in for Threatened Muslim Girl

BOSTON, Massachusetts – A young Muslim girl has been flooded with messages of love and support after receiving threatening notes at her elementary school. “We’re incredibly heartened by the wider community’s support for this young Muslim student, particularly by the powerful messages from the interfaith community,” said the Massachusetts chapter of the Council on American-Islamic …

‘You’re A Terrorist’: 10-Year-Old Muslim Girl Threatened At School

Someone is making death threats against a ten-year-old girl at her school in Framingham. The girl is a fifth grader at Hemenway Elementary and the two notes directed at her have now drawn the attention of Framingham police BOSTON, Massachusetts – It was Friday morning when the Muslim youngster went to her classroom cubby and …

Stand Up To Bullying - Powerful

Stand Up To Bullying - Powerful

It is a fact that our children face bullying in school and Islamophobia. We have to stand up to bullying and get the schools to stop this kind of behaviour.

Stop a Bully

How to Stop a Bully?

Bullying is a distinctive pattern of harming and humiliating others, specifically those who are in some way smaller, weaker, younger or in any way more vulnerable than the bully.


My Child Is A Bully, How to Deal with That?

In this counseling answer: “In order to combat his need to bully, try to re-enforce his positive qualities, tell him you love him often, yet teach him about consequences if he does bully. As you mentioned you use time out at home for his bad behaviors at school yet that has not worked, try a …

Do You Have Abusive Parents? Here Are 4 Things You Can Do

Do You Have Abusive Parents? Here Are 4 Things You Can Do

In this counseling answer: “I know, it might feel awkward or scary to talk to someone about your feelings and problems at home/school. However, you can call them from an undisclosed phone number and tell the crisis counselors what is going on. They are unable to know your location or name or anything unless you …

Sensitive Nephew Being Bullied By Elder Brother, Advice

Sensitive Nephew Being Bullied By Elder Brother, Advice

In this counseling answer: “As his father is not very affectionate or involved with the resolution of this, your sister may want to take the children for counseling. I would kindly suggest that insha’Allah she chose a therapist who is family oriented and familiar with the dynamics of bullying.” As salamu alaykum sister, Thank you for writing …

Bullied & Insulted, US Muslim Family Fights Back With Education

CALIFORNIA – It started with a sign pinned to Sana Afzal’s backpack after the US presidential election in 2016 which read, “I like Trump, you’re fired.” At the 16-year-old’s new high school in Gilroy, California, just outside San Jose, “there was an English class assignment involving a Fox News opinion piece that linked Islam to …

Nashville Muslims Urge Anti-Bullying Bill

NASHVILLE – A Muslim group in Nashville, Tennessee, has been reaching out to lawmakers over the past year to present a bill that provides more security to children in schools, and guarantee that no child is bullied because of his faith. “I am here to push you into allocating the funding instead of that and …

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