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"Dislike, Disagree, But Don’t Discriminate"

Anyone who heard Mennel Ibtissem’s rendition of Hallelujah on the French edition of The Voice heard the music of an angel, preaching coexistence by mixing Arabic and English in her beautiful performance. Such was the positive reaction of even Brigitte Macron, the French president’s wife, as she praised Mennel saying, ‘Hallelujah in (English and) Arabic, …

Challenges in Observing the Hijab

Challenges in Observing the Hijab

In this counseling answer: While things may be difficult now, in sha’ Allah, if you continue to wear hijab, it will get easier. Allah is most merciful. Allah helps and blesses His servants in ways we cannot imagine. While, of course, the ultimate decision of whether to wear hijab or not is yours, sister, please do think …

Dallas Muslim Denied Job Over Hijab

An American Muslim woman has been denied a job at a Garland department store after she was told that she cannot wear the hijab on the sales store.

UK Muslim's Suitcase Inspires Art Exhibition

Being a constant target for security double checks in airports, a Birmingham-based Muslim artist has taken inspiration from his suitcase for a new exhibition highlighting the prejudice he and others have faced as Muslims.

Islamophobia Haunts UK Muslims in Workplace: Report

Painting a disturbing future for young Muslims in the UK, a new report has revealed that members of the religious minority are less likely to succeed in the workplace with many reporting experience of Islamophobia, discrimination, and racism.

Half US Muslims Suffered Discrimination: Survey

Half of American Muslims say they have experienced discrimination in the past year, reflecting an unwelcoming political atmosphere since the election of President Donald Trump late last year, a new survey has found.

Muslim Forced to Choose Between Job, Hijab

A Muslim woman, Aya Alhassani, received a job offer in Scandinavian Airline, was subsequently told she could only take on the role if she was prepared to remove her hijab.



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