Rohingya Justice: Why the ICJ's Public Rebuke of Myanmar MattersAl Jazeera
The ICJ’s order that Myanmar does all it can to prevent genocide offers the Rohingya hope for the future.
Indian Protesters Hold Interfaith Prayers at Shaheen BaghAl Jazeera
Anti-CAA demonstrators from all faiths pray for withdrawal of law and communal amity at women-led epicentre of protests.
Police Stormed a University in India. Muslim Students Say the Violence Was an Act of Revenge.The Washington Post
Inside Room 46 of the Morison Court dormitory, the university students huddled in the dark, too afraid to speak.
How China Spies on Uyghurs in Turkey.coda
WhatsApp and WeChat are used to intimidate and surveil Uyghurs.
Coronavirus And The Impetus To Close The Chinese-Run Concentration CampsMuslim Matters
My Appeal to the International Community to Save the Lives of 3+ Million Uyghurs in China’s Concentration Camps.
Far-Right Suspects in Germany Planned to Attack Muslims, RefugeesAl Jazeera
Arrested men set up armed ‘terror organisation’ with the aim of creating an atmosphere of fear, prosecutors say.
France's Muslim PredicamentThe National Interest
The debate over Islam in France is not new. But there is good reason to think that it is at a turning point.
Brexit Will 'Embolden Bigotry' Towards People of Colour, Warns Former Green Mep Magid MagidThe New Arab
The UK’s departure from the European Union has “emboldened bigotry” against people of colour, says outgoing Green MEP Magid Magid. But he said the “fight for a better democracy, a better Europe and a better UK, doesn’t stop with an election or a referendum.”
Prevent and Countering Violent Extremism Usher in ‘Whole Society’ SurveillanceOpen Democracy
Questions on Countering Violent Extremism cannot be confined to isolated issues, when this is the language through which states speak themselves today.
Landmark Court Ruling Finds Muslim Couple's Sharia Marriage Not ValidSky News
Campaigners say it means Muslim women will be “locked out of the civil justice system”.
Trump Trashes Nigeria and Bans Its Immigrants. Nigerians Love Him for ItThe Washington Post
Tough talk, candor and resilience are admired in my country. The president is perceived to have these traits.
Speaking to the Young People Impacted by Donald Trump’s Racist Travel BanDazed Degital
‘I never thought the place I call home would slam the doors in the face of my family’
How Iran’s Millennials Are Grappling With Crippling US SanctionsThe Conversation
In early January, after tensions between Iran and the United States escalated to the brink of war, President Donald Trump announced a detente of sorts, stating, “The United States is ready to embrace peace with all who seek it.”
Iranians Mark Revolution Anniversary Amid High Tension With USAl Jazeera
Celebrations mark day that Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned from exile and overthrew the shah’s last government.
Four Decades On, the West Still Doesn't Get the Iranian RevolutionMiddle East Eye
Tehran’s systematic opposition to Western hegemony continues to reverberate throughout the region.
New Study Underway Into Ongoing Psychological Effects on Christchurch’s Muslim CommunityOne News
1 NEWS can reveal a new study is underway to help understand the psychological and physical effects of the March 15 mosque attacks in Christchurch last year, amid fears many are struggling to find the appropriate help.
Calgary Club for Muslim Girls Fosters Sense of BelongingCBC/Radio Canada
A Calgary Muslim centre is providing a safe space for young Muslim girls to connect with older role models.
Muslim State Department Ex-Employee Sues Pompeo for DiscriminationNew York Post
A Muslim State Department ex-employee is suing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the agency for allegedly refusing to let her work from home on Ramadan.
The Evolution of Trump's Muslim BanAxios Media
Donald Trump’s campaign call for all Muslims to be barred from entering the United States has morphed over the past three years into a complex web of travel and immigration restrictions placed, to varying degrees, on 7% of the world’s population.
The 6 Countries in Trump’s New Travel Ban Pose Little Threat to US National SecurityThe Conversation
Over the past two decades, how many people have been killed in the U.S. by extremists from the six countries on the Trump administration’s new travel ban list?
‘Same God’ Shows True Solidarity Is Always CostlySojourners
Larycia Harkins’ solidarity with Muslim women shows that many evangelicals worship “a Jesus who is about cultural power.”
'Hijabi Clout': The Women of Color Unknowingly Used by 2020 CampaignsThe Guardian
Sabirah Mahmud was in a Biden video. Ayanna Lee was in an ad for Warren. Neither of them consented, nor do they support those candidates.
Bloomberg and Trump Are Two Sides of the Same Sinister CoinThe Guardian
Bloomberg is no friend to people of color, Muslims or progressives. His track record on race and criminal justice is repugnant.
Muslims Improperly Placed on No-Fly List Urge Us Supreme Court to Allow LawsuitMiddle East Eye
Four men say they should be allowed to sue FBI agents who placed them on list after they refused to spy on their communities.
'We Want Our Voices Heard': Muslims in Maryland Showcase Power of Door-To-Door LobbyingMiddle East Eye
Scores of Muslims from across Maryland converge on state capital and find some lawmakers willing to listen.
“Hold Your Institution Accountable”: The Uighur Crisis, Genetic Research, & YaleThe Politic
“The last time I talked with my mom was December 31, 2017,” Adili Yilihamu told The Politic.
'Pure Human Genius': Devastated Ancient Sites Return to Life in Vr ExhibitMiddle East Eye
Some of the world’s most cherished sites from Mosul to Palmyra, destroyed by war, brought to life in virtual reality at new Washington DC exhibition.
How ‘Pre-Crime’ Approaches to “Countering Violent Extremism” Institutionalise Islamophobia - a European Comparative StudyThe Transnational Institute
This publication compares Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) policies in Britain, France and the Netherlands – three European countries where Muslims form a minority. It also traces how, both through their overwhelming focus on Muslims, and by their nature as tools of lateral surveillance, they help institutionalise Islamophobic prejudice and suspicion.
6 Muslim Superheroes That Deserve a Standalone Comic BookBook Riot
First off, mad props to the OG comic book fans (all non-Muslim) who educated me on the Muslim superheroes that already exist.
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