The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving a group of Muslim Americans who accused the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of illegally targeting them for surveillance because of their religion. The court said on Monday that it will listen to the case and begin hearing[…]
French police have launched an investigation after two women were stabbed near the Eiffel Tower in an apparent racist incident. The victims were injured with a knife near the famous Paris monument on Sunday, after an altercation involving “an unleashed dog”. Police confirmed in a statement that they had intervened[…]
Omar H is a Muslim-American living in Chicago.* As a Rohingya Muslim, he was forced to flee ethnic and religious violence in western Myanmar, where he was neither recognised as a citizen nor given basic political and legal rights. For three precarious decades, Omar drifted from one inhospitable country to[…]
OPINION by Dr Aayesha Soni – When Toby Young, a self-proclaimed “classic liberal”tweeted, “My point is that being anti-Islamist isn’t “Islamophobic” to Mehdi Hassan my mind began enquiring. Two weeks later, British PM David Cameron’s 5500-word speech mentioned the word “Islamist” 10 times and extremist “32”times. Cameron’s speech was neither[…]
A US airline has been accused of discrimination after a Muslim woman was allegedly told that she could not have an unopened can of cola because she could use it as a weapon. Tahera Ahmad, who wears a headscarf, was travelling on a United Airlines flight from Chicago to the[…]
Newly elected DA leader Mmusi Maimane said he does not believe it is a sin to be gay – or Muslim – and is “appalled” at accusations he is homophobic. Hitting back at his critics, he said: “There are some political opponents who want to maximise on key issues that[…]
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