Tackle French ‘Abuse’ of Muslims, Civil Society Groups Tell FranceAl-Jazeera
Dozens of organisations from 13 countries accuse France of violating the ‘basic rights’ of its sizeable Muslim minority.
Macron’s Premier Rejects Veil Ban For Muslim Girls in FranceThe Guardian
French Prime Minister Jean Castex ruled out a proposal to outlaw religious veils for children as his government seeks to strike a balance between upholding a secular tradition and respecting cultural differences.
For Modi, Courting the Arab World Begins with India’s MuslimsForeign Policy
In the speech, Modi emphasized that his government was committed to religious non-discrimination. He also highlighted selected statistics showing improvements in education attainment for Muslim girls.
India’s Muslims ‘Living in Fear’ amid Temple Funding DriveArab News
Muslims in India fear a new wave of sectarian tension amid a controversial fundraising campaign to build a Hindu temple in place of a centuries-old mosque in the eastern city of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.
Islamophobia in Western Media is Based on False PremisesThe Conversation
Although anti-Muslim sentiments certainly existed long before 2001, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the response to them intensified anti-Muslim tropes, namely the presumption that Islam is inherently violent or that Muslims have a propensity for terrorism.
Artificial Intelligence is being developed in uber-secular western labs. What should devout Muslims make of it?.
Libya Welcomes Biden's Lifting of Muslim Travel BanAfrica News
The Libyan House of Representatives welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s decision to lift the travel ban on Libyan citizens and allowing them to enter the United States, a Libyan parliament member said Friday.
NZ Muslim Group Joins UN Complaint about French GovtNewsroom
A formal complaint to the UN, signed by a NZ Muslim group, says France’s Islamophobic laws and policies are entrenching discrimination and breaching human rights laws.
MWL Welcomes UN Draft Resolution on Promoting Culture of Peace, ToleranceSaudi Gazette
The Muslim World League (MWL) welcomed the pioneering international project promoting a culture of peace and tolerance.
Historic Muslim Cemetery in Cape Town Reopened Because of Covid-19 Deaths
For the very first time in nearly 100 years, burials will be able to take place again at the Al Jaamia Mosque Cemetery in Claremont after it was closed to the public during apartheid.
UK Imams Mobilize to Counter COVID-19 Vaccine DisinformationArab News
Imams across Britain are helping a drive to dispel coronavirus disinformation, using Friday sermons and their influential standing within Muslim communities to argue that Covid-19 vaccines are safe.
U.S. Says China Is Committing Genocide Against Uighur MuslimsThe Wall Street Journal
State Department cites imprisonment, torture and forced sterilization against minority group, accusations Beijing has denied.
Proclamation on Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to The United StatesThe White House
The United States was built on a foundation of religious freedom and tolerance, a principle enshrined in the United States Constitution. Nevertheless, the previous administration enacted a number of Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations that prevented certain individuals from entering the United States — first from primarily Muslim countries, and later, from largely African countries.
The ‘Muslim Ban’ Is Over. The Harm Lives On.The New York Times
Biden has rescinded Trump’s travel restrictions, but it will take years to undo the damage.
Robert Saleh Says Being the First Muslim Head Coach in the NFL is A Humbling ExperienceCNN
Robert Saleh, the new head coach for the New York Jets, is making history as the first Muslim American to lead a team in the National Football League.