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.
The removal of a British Muslim schoolteacher from a journey to New York last week has left his students in shock, despite the court suspension of President Donald Trump’s travel ban.
A Sudanese Muslim tells her story of being humiliated by JFK airport officers, a few hours after Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Answer: Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh, Certainly, things can be quite frightening for Muslims right now given the amount of persecution many face. This will inevitably lead to these feelings of fear and isolation that you have been experiencing. It must be especially difficult for you given your own family background and what they …
American movie star and former White House official Kal Penn donated his prize in MasterChef Showdown Showdown to the UN Palestinian refugee agency, UNRWA, bringing the suffering of the displaced Palestinians to the US national stage.
A Nigerian Muslim woman was appointed the Deputy Secretary-General of the UN new Secretary-General Antonio Guterres late last week, in a huge achievement for African Muslim women.
We’ve heard that anti-Islam hate towards American Muslims is wrong because “we need them” to be part of our “eyes and ears” as if American Muslims are merely tools in defeating an enemy. But we are citizens with the same inalienable rights as anyone else – and conflating Islam with terrorism isn’t just a matter of insult.
I never imagined that a presidential campaign could change my life so suddenly and drastically. For most of my life, a presidential election meant old, white men running from city to city, politely yelling at each other about things they didn’t actually care about, and promising to do things they had NO intention of doing. …
Hundreds of St. Cloud students, residents, faiths and city leaders gathered in a rally on Tuesday night, September 20, to reject the recent mall stabbings and repeat a unity message against fear.
In a criticism of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rhetoric, US President Barack Obama warned that turning refugees away simply because they are “Muslim” would only reinforce the terrorists’ propaganda that the US is opposed to Islam.