NEW YORK – After years of struggle, American Muslims won a hard-fought victory Thursday against the New York Police Department over “a discriminatory surveillance program” implemented secretly after the Sept. 11 terror attacks. “The NYPD spied on at least 20 mosques, 14 restaurants, 11 retail stores, two grade schools, and two Muslim student associations in …
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NEW YORK – Three Muslim women, who were ordered to remove their hijab for mugshots, would be paid $60,000 each after a Brooklyn federal court ordered New York City to compensate them for violating their rights. “We did our best to establish a good precedent. On the one hand, it gives officers guidance, and on …
NEW YORK – In a gesture of support, interfaith demonstrators gathering in New York City to mark the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s first “Muslim ban” formed a human chain of protection around Muslims as they knelt down in the public space for Friday prayers. “It’s practically important and symbolically important to stand with …
NEW YORK – In the US city of Syracuse, New York, a church is as important to Muslims as it has been to Christians.
At a time of family gatherings, a Muslim owner of a Turkish restaurant offered free Thanksgiving meal to New York homeless, offering them a chance to mark the special day with dignity.
Facing calls to apologize after any attack by a Muslim individual, American Muslim leaders have denounced double standards as other groups arenot asked to do the same.
Several mosques in New York metropolitan area have been receiving threats in the wake of New York Tuesday’s attack, amid calls to investigate these threats as possible hate crimes.
American Muslim groups and scholars have condemned the deadly truck attack on the West Side Highway bike path in Manhattan, praying for the victims and their families.
Fear, frustration, and prayers he is not a Muslim are the first emotions Muslims experience after the news about any attack. Manhattan’s Tuesday truck attack was not an exception.
In recognition of special interfaith relations in New York, a rabbi will lead this year’s annual Muslim Day Parade in New York City, which will take place on Sunday.