A warm family dinner and a friendly chat were all what California teen Yusra Rafeeqi was able to offer to counter anti-Muslim sentiments that have soared since the election of US President Donald Trump.
Amid rising marginalization of Muslims and immigrants, Muslims across the US remain steadfast in their endeavors to resist racism, with many seeing racism and oppression as antithetical to Islamic teachings, towards which they have an obligation to extinguish inside and outside of Muslim communities.
A film tackling Islamophobia and immigrants was screened on Saturday, May 13, in Dearborn, Detroit, as part of a cross-country event involving more than 50 screenings in about 25 states in May, to show solidarity to Muslims and immigrants.
School officials fired substitute teacher Oghenetega Edah for threatening to and then ripping off the hijab of 8-year-old student Safa Alzockary. Edah, 31, commanded Alzockary to remove her hijab. When the student refused, the teacher ripped the religious head covering from her head, causing injury to her right eye.
Four Muslim students were assaulted by a woman who punched them in the face outside the University of Technology in Ultimo on Wednesday, leaving one victim with a bloodied mouth.
A new report released Tuesday, May 9, by a leading American Muslim civil rights group warned that anti-Muslim bias incidents in the United States have increased by 57 per cent over the past year, giving an image of the daily life Muslims were going through in their country.
A Facebook video showing an American woman’s racist attack targeting a Muslim shopper has stirred angry reactions, as the number of harassment complaints targeting Muslims in the US doubled to 10 folds compared to last year.
he concept of something ‘foreign’ being exotic, new or appealing may have come to an end in Ireland, says Sr Susan Jones, a member of the Dublin City Interfaith Forum.
A leading American Muslim civil right group has launched a new campaign to challenge Islamophobia by providing a platform for American people to come closer and share stories.
Emilie, a French Muslim revert, has a hard choice to make in the French presidential election. The concern is shared by almost two million French Muslim voters, who will have to choose between the centralist, ex-banker, Emmanuel Macron, and the far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen.