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Muslim Student in NJ
Sues Over Teacher's Remark
Oct 25, 2022 6:53 PM CDT
Muslim Student in NJ Sues Over Teacher's Remark
He says he asked for more time to finish assignment and was told, 'We don't negotiate with terrorists'
: A Muslim student in New Jersey is suing a district and a teacher, saying he was "devastated and humiliated" last year at Ridgefield High School when he asked the teacher for more time to complete an assignment and was loudly told, "We don't negotiate with terrorists....
Girl Gets 'Uniform
Infraction' at School
Aug 22, 2022 8:31 AM CDT
Girl Gets 'Uniform Infraction' at School —Over 'Jihab'
Teacher who wrote up 8th-grader misspelled 'hijab' on dress code violation form
- A Massachusetts school is taking heat after a teacher wrote up an eighth-grader there for wearing a hijab in class. NBC Boston reports on the incident at Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, where the girl was dinged for a "uniform infraction" for donning the religious head covering worn by...
After Murder of 4 Muslims,
Albuquerque Cops Make an Ask
Aug 8, 2022 2:12 PM CDT
After Murder of 4 Muslims, Albuquerque Cops Make an Ask
Police ask public for help in finding 'vehicle of interest'
- Cops in Albuquerque, New Mexico, are asking the public to keep a lookout for a car they think may be tied to the murder of four Muslim men in the city over the past nine months. Per CBS News , police asked anyone in the area who's seen a dark...
Headscarves Become Sticking
Point in French Election
Apr 15, 2022 1:46 PM CDT
Headscarves Become Sticking Point in French Election
Rivals Marine Le Pen, Emmanuel Macron confronted by Muslims ahead of presidential runoff
- Muslim headscarves took center stage in France's presidential campaign Friday amid far-right candidate Marine Le Pen's push to ban them in the country with Western Europe's largest Muslim population. Both she and rival Emmanuel Macron, facing a tightly contested April 24 runoff, were confronted by women in...
Oct 28, 2021 9:25 AM CDT
They Cheered Against India, Now Face Sedition Charges
At least 7 arrested in India for cyberterrorism after celebrating Pakistan's cricket win
- If you're in India, you'd better cheer for India. That's the message from authorities in Uttar Pradesh, where police have arrested at least seven people for allegedly celebrating Pakistan's victory over India in Sunday's T20 World Cup cricket match in Dubai. All seven face charges...
Jun 10, 2021 4:10 PM CDT
New Federal Judge Is a First for US
Senate confirms Zahid Quraishi, the first Muslim American in the post
- The Senate's confirmation of one of President Biden's court nominations made some history on Thursday. By a vote of 81-16, senators made Zahid Quaraishi the first Muslim to hold a US federal judgeship, reports CNN . "This is an extraordinary moment, and I'm glad this is a...
Trudeau Vows to 'Dismantle'
Hate Groups After Family Killed
Jun 9, 2021 1:55 AM CDT
Trudeau Vows to 'Dismantle' Hate Groups After Family Killed
Canadian PM attends vigil for Muslim family
- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged Tuesday to take more action "to dismantle far-right hate groups" after three generations of a Muslim family were killed Sunday night in an apparently targeted attack. "This was a terrorist attack, motivated by hatred, in the heart of one of our communities,...
Court: Man Who Wouldn't Shake
Woman's Hand Can't Be Citizen
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Oct 24, 2020 10:30 AM CDT
Court: Man Who Wouldn't Shake Woman's Hand Can't Be Citizen
Judges reject doctor applying for German naturalization after he spurned official's gesture
- A court has decided that a Muslim doctor from Lebanon who aced his German naturalization exam shouldn't be awarded citizenship after all, after he refused to shake hands with the female official who tried to give him his naturalization certificate. Per Deutsche Welle , the 40-year-old doctor, who studied in...
Trump: Democrats Altered
the Pledge of Allegiance
Aug 22, 2020 11:00 AM CDT
Trump: Democrats Altered the Pledge of Allegiance
But that doesn't quite hold water on closer inspection
- President Trump is accusing the Democrats of taking God out of the Pledge of Allegiance at their national convention—but the AP reports that he's "distorting" what happened. "The Democrats took the word GOD out of the Pledge of Allegiance at the Democrat National Convention," Trump...
'This Is Hagia Sophia Breaking
From Its Captivity Chains'
Jul 24, 2020 7:08 AM CDT
'This Is Hagia Sophia Breaking From Its Captivity Chains'
Muslims headed Friday to Istanbul's Hagia Sophia for first prayers there in nearly 9 decades
- Thousands of Muslims converged on Istanbul's landmark Hagia Sophia on Friday to take part in the first prayers in 86 years, at what was once one of Christendom's most significant cathedrals, then a mosque and museum before its reconversion into a Muslim place of worship. Turkish President Recep...
Jubilation, Dismay at Status
Change of Turkish Landmark
Jul 10, 2020 11:42 AM CDT
Jubilation, Dismay at Status Change of Turkish Landmark
Muslims thrilled Hagia Sophia to be reconverted to a mosque; Orthodox Christians, not so much
- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday reconverted Istanbul’s sixth-century Hagia Sophia into a mosque and declared it open to Muslim worship, hours after a court annulled a 1934 decision that had turned it into a museum. The decision to reconvert Hagia Sophia—a former cathedral that was turned...
'It's Us Who
Will Be Attacked':
Has Rare Agenda
Jul 4, 2020 3:30 PM CDT
'It's Us Who Will Be Attacked': Beauty Pageant Has Rare Agenda
Miss Muslimah USA is breaking boundaries in Michigan
- "I am a Muslim feminist. Many people think those two words are incompatible, but I am here to prove you wrong." So said 22-year-old Zeytuna Mohamed after taking the stage last July at the Miss Muslimah USA pageant in Dearborn, Michigan—a little-known event that casts a fresh...
In China, a 'Slow, Painful,
Jun 29, 2020 9:01 AM CDT
In China, a 'Slow, Painful, Creeping Genocide'
AP report: Country is systematically forcing birth control on Uighurs to cut down Muslim population
- The Chinese government is taking draconian measures to slash birth rates among Uighurs and other minorities as part of a sweeping campaign to curb its Muslim population, even as it encourages some of the country's Han majority to have more children. While individual women have spoken out before about...
Fliers Made Others Nervous.
Delta Fined Over Its Reaction
Jan 28, 2020 9:44 AM CST
Fliers Made Others Nervous. Delta Fined Over Its Reaction
US Transportation Department found the airline violated federal statutes against discrimination
- Nazia and Faisal Ali marked their 10th anniversary with a trip to Paris, but things took a turn when they tried to return home to Ohio—and what happened next is now costing Delta. The US Transportation Department fined the airline $50,000 over that and a second incident involving...
From World Court, a 'Triumph
of International Justice'
Jan 23, 2020 8:37 AM CST
From World Court, a 'Triumph of International Justice'
International Court of Justice orders Myanmar to protect the Rohingya
- It's only the first step to address a lawsuit filed by Gambia accusing Myanmar of genocide, but an International Court of Justice decision this week is being applauded by the former as "a triumph of international justice." Per Reuters , a 17-member panel from the court at the...
He Blasted China for Treatment
of Muslims. China Reacted
Dec 16, 2019 11:45 AM CST
He Blasted China for Treatment of Muslims. China Reacted
Country yanks soccer game of Arsenal team after star player Mesut Ozil offered his take on Uighurs
- On Friday, one of the English Premier League's star players criticized China for its incarceration of Uighur ethnic-minority Muslims , and on Sunday, that player saw his team's game get yanked from Chinese broadcasts. As the weekend approached, Arsenal's Mesut Ozil, a Muslim of Turkish heritage, tweeted against...
2019 Was a Bad Year
for One Kind of Killing
Dec 14, 2019 11:30 AM CST
2019 Was a Bad Year for One Kind of Killing
From Burkina Faso to California, houses of worship came under deadly fire
- On Dec. 1, a band of assailants opened fire on worshippers at a small-town Protestant church in Burkina Faso, an impoverished West African country where the Christian minority is increasingly a target of attacks. The victims included the pastor and several teenage boys; regional authorities attributed the attack to “...
New Law in India May
Signal a Fundamental Change
Dec 12, 2019 8:16 AM CST
New Law in India May Signal a Fundamental Change
Critics say citizenship legislation undermines nation's policy of secularism
- A new citizenship bill is causing mass protests in India, and a big concern of critics is that India is on the path to abandoning its status as a secular nation because of the pro-Hindu policies put forward by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Coverage:
Perfect, but No
Dec 11, 2019 9:40 AM CST
Suu Kyi: We Weren't Perfect, but No 'Genocidal Intent'
Myanmar leader describes Rohingya exodus as 'tragic'
- Once touted as a human rights champion, Aung San Suu Kyi defended Myanmar against a claim of genocide on Wednesday, arguing the exodus of 700,000 Muslim Rohingya was an unfortunate consequence of a legitimate response to terrorist violence. Myanmar's security forces launched "counter-insurgency operations" following attacks by...
During School Shooting, Teen
Unlocks Mosque for Students
Dec 6, 2019 9:00 AM CST
During School Shooting, Teen Unlocks Mosque for Students
17-year-old Duaa Ahmad stayed calm, acted quickly during chaos at Wisconsin high school
- When students in an AP English class at a Wisconsin high school heard a gunshot Tuesday and the teacher yelled for the students to go, what followed was a complete state of confusion and chaos. One student, however, knew just what to do as she and her classmates at Oshkosh...
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