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An activist group documenting war crimes in Syria has published a database of suspected chemical attacks there since 2012. The Syrian ... ___. 4:15 p.m.. Syrian state TV says members of the Islamic State group have shelled a government-held area in southern Damascus killing at least four people. activists
On Tuesday, government forces launched air raids in Yalda, killing 10 fighters from Jaish al-Islam, according to activists. Meanwhile, state-news agency SANA said on Tuesday that government forces were targeting ISIL "tunnels and trenches" in Yarmouk. According to activists, more than 580 air ... Yarmouk camp war
Gatestone Institute has published articles describing an "army" of "jihadists" taking over Europe, the "Great White Death" of "native" Europeans, and mass rape perpetrated by immigrants and refugees. Bolton has also supported the work of Pamela Geller, a well-known anti-Muslim activist who has long promoted ... John Bolton
Levant was referencing a false interpretation of an obscure Islamic doctrine that has become a bedrock belief among anti-Muslim writers and activists, alt-right trolls, and even by current Trump cabinet member and former presidential candidate Ben Carson. Misinformation about taqiyya continues to ...

Joining Guandolo on tour will be his partner at UTT, Chris Guabatz, as well as Worldview Weekend's Brannon Howse. The advertised theme of the events is "Understanding the Threat of Islam to America," and will surely feature anti-Muslim rhetoric and conspiracy theories now synonymous with ... Muslim John Guandolo
"Punish A Muslim Day" letters are being sent to families in East London. The letter details a point system for each action & a reward. For example pulling a Muslim women's hijab is 25 points, throwing acid is 50 points and burning or bombing a mosque is a whole 1,000 points. pic.twitter.com/6kmCrDrXt0. police activists
A French vegan an animal rights activist was handed a suspended prison term on Thursday for condoning terrorism after writing on Facebook that "justice" had ... night about the killing of butcher Christian Medves at a Super U supermarket in Trebes last week during a shooting spree by an Islamic extremist. police activists
Muslim activists and members of the mosque Akonjee led had called on Brown to prosecute the case as a hate crime, but that was not done. The murders occurred during the 2016 presidential campaign and many at the time believed the slayings were connected to anti-Islamic rhetoric being spouted by ... police activists
Far-Right Activist Thrown Out Of Courthouse At Pulse Nightclub Trial. Activist Laura Loomer harassed relatives of the shooter's widow with questions about jihad and Easter eggs. By Melissa Jeltsen ... followed, recording with her phone. She repeatedly asked them if jihad means an act of Islamic terrorism. police activists
Renowned Islamic scholar and activist Dalia Mogahed will deliver the keynote address, titled "Hope and Happiness in this Crazy World." After dinner, the MSA will hold an evening prayer, or maghrib, in an adjacent room. Non-Muslim attendees will have the option to observe and join the prayer. "There are ... police activists
Another civil rights activist who was summoned to the Intelligence Ministry's office in the city of Ilam, the capital of Ilam Province, told CHRI that he was told the Nowruz events were un-Islamic. “For the past several years during Nowruz, Kurdish civil rights activists have organized campaigns known as ... police activists
Less well known are their deep and extensive ties to an organized group of anti-Muslim writers and activists. The members of the so-called “counter-jihad” movement aren't exactly household names. But its leading lights — people like Reagan Defense Department official Frank Gaffney, activist Brigitte ... police activists
Muslim Women's Day is a day meant to elevate the voices and achievements of Muslim women, so what better way to celebrate it than by by getting to know exactly how a few of them are changing the world? You can start by perusing a list of some of the female Muslim activists who are out there ...
She said: “I wanted to see what would happen if we played the role of an LGBT social justice warrior activist and set up a stall to celebrate LGBT diversity within the Islamic community.” The footage shows Southern handing out pamphlets and people stopping to confront her over the posters. Police then ...
H.R. McMaster in the West Wing, the Council on American-Islamic Relations was out with a fact sheet on his background, including his “cozy relationship with anti-Muslim hate groups.” It singled out in particular his relationship with Pamela Geller, the author and anti-Muslim activist described by the ...

The past two weeks have seen a number of events organized by different women's rights groups in Turkey to mark March 8 International Women's Day. One of the events I participated in was the three-day Muslim Women's Summit, hosted by the World Islamic Forum and the Turkish Asian Center for ...
The most important part of my Muslim identity is the precedence of Islamic philosophy in the way that I perceive this world and everything in it. A huge part of this philosophy is the concept of justice, righteousness, mercy, and all things good that we owe to ourselves and to one another for the sake of peace.
Tory MP Andrew Bridgen in response to a decision by Foreign Office officials to give away taxpayer-funded Islamic headscarves, claiming they .... Maajid Nawaz, a counter-extremism activist, blamed Britain, not Islam, for creating the "Jihadi Beatles," four Britons who tortured and executed foreign aid ...
Eltahawy, now a renowned Muslim feminist writer and activist, kept this story to herself for years. But in 2013, she broke taboo and discussed it live on Egyptian television. In February, she used the hashtag #MosqueMeToo to invite other Muslims to break their silence about abuse in Islamic religious spaces.
As a fashion activist, designer, and MIT Media Lab Director's Fellow, I study the relationship between fashion, politics, and social change. Many things about fashion ... Last week I wrote a piece asking why journalists have not questioned Serre more about her use of Islamic imagery. I was angry with the lack ...
Shuman's statements were another expression of the Al-Azhar institution's years-long cautious position on the issue of accusing Islamic terror organization activists of heresy, particularly the Islamic State (ISIS) – even though the latter has carried out many attacks against both Muslims and non-Muslims, ...
An Indonesian state Islamic university faced criticism this week after it barred female students from wearing full-face veils. University officials say the veils were banned because of fears over the spread of extremist ideology at the school. Many Muslim groups and activists object to the ban. They say the ...
Dallas-area Imam Omar Suleiman was among several prominent Muslim and Jewish activists arrested at the U.S. Capitol on Monday while demanding protection for young immigrant Dreamers. The activists were released after about five hours, Suleiman said on social media. "I'm proud of the leaders who ...
Concerns about the upcoming course and Bores being booked in an official capacity to train law enforcement were first raised by the Georgia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). More so, as a P.O.S.T.-certified instructor, officers who attend Bores' courses are eligible to receive ...
In 2016, he was detained after enraged Malay Islamic activists lodged complaints that a video titled “Oh My God,'' which was filmed in front of various places of worship and used the word “Allah,'' which means God in the Malay language, was rude and disrespectful to Islam. He was not charged. In one of ...
Police have blamed homegrown Islamist extremist group Ansarullah Bangla Team -- also known as Ansar-al Islam and linked to Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent -- for most of the attacks. Bangladesh's government has provided security for top secular writers and activists since Islamist extremists named ...
Anti-Muslim activists often depict Sharia, or Islamic law, as a brutal judicial system that Muslims want to institute in place of the U.S. Constitution. In reality, though, no national Muslim organization has ever called for Sharia to supercede American courts, nor have American Muslims demanded such a ...
A Republican activist in a Minnesota suburb introduced a resolution to his precinct caucus that would forbid any Islamic leader, religious or otherwise, from delivering an invocation at any Republican convention or event. The resolution, introduced by grassroots activist Jeff Baumann on Tuesday evening, ...
Geller also pressed Bolton on his thoughts on the alleged threat of "creeping Sharia," a conspiracy that she and other anti-Muslim activists hold that Muslims in America are stealthily trying to implement religious law in the United States courts. Bolton answered, "I don't see it as much as a threat in the United ...
“Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its diplomatic missions in all parts of the world received the enlightened message of Leader of the Islamic Revolution on 'supporting Iranian products' as the slogan named after in the current Iranian calendar year in 1397 (started March 21, 2018). We are of the opinion ...
UConn will host Linda Sarsour, a Muslim-American activist who was a co-chair of the 2017 Women's March, on March 7. While the official ... Additionally, Sarsour has also criticized women's activists Brigitte Gabriel and Ayaan Hirsi Ali, both victims of violent Islamic extremism. Hirsi Ali was forced to undergo ...
The Mardi Gras festival provides the space to give the queer community a powerful voice. During the festival we can also hear diverse voices within the broader queer community. Queer Muslims were one of these diverse groups that made their voices heard with a special event on 16 February. Sydney ...
Polygamy, frowned upon but legal under certain conditions in Indonesia, is increasing alongside the rise of conservative Islam in the Muslim-majority nation, activists say. “The issue is escalating as fundamentalism is on the rise,” Azriana Manalu, who chairs the National Commission on Violence Against ...
Driving down Warren Avenue, one sees a daily celebration of Islamic culture at spots like Shatila Bakery, a local landmark beloved for its little ... The ambitious project is a credit to Ijaz and her own activist parents, whom she witnessed take part in local elections, help build hospitals, and deliver refugee aid.
Maria Chin Abdullah, a prominent pro-democracy activist, says what's happening with the Lunar New Year decorations are "just small signs" of growing Islamic conservatism. "The secularism in our system that we enjoyed seems to be disappearing." As evidence, Chin pointed to the increasing frequency ...
Speaking at the protest, queer activist Lini Zurlia said it was the first in a series of protests against the revisions; the next one is planned for Wednesday. ... Although the most sensational part of the revisions has been the criminalization of various forms of sex (grouped together under the Islamic concept of ...
Anti-Muslim activists often depict Sharia, or Islamic law, as a brutal judicial system that Muslims want to institute in place of the U.S. Constitution. In reality, though, no national Muslim organization has ever called for Sharia to supercede American courts, nor have American Muslims demanded such a ...
In the last week, Republican state representatives Kathy Lohmer and Cindy Pugh, and Dave Sina, the chairman of the Fourth Congressional District GOP, shared a Facebook post saying that a friend observed a caucus training session where Muslim-Americans were aiming to “infiltrate” Republican ...
Activists say she has since been released, but she still has not resurfaced in public. The protests, while small in number, are nevertheless significant as a rare public sign that dissatisfaction with certain Islamic laws governing personal conduct may have reached a tipping point in Iran. The first protest in ...
Last month a Christian was publicly flogged for selling alcohol, making him only the third non-Muslim to suffer a public whipping under Aceh's Islamic law. Human rights activists condemned the police roads on beauticians. “The authorities were arbitrarily targeting transgender people simply for who they ...
Accused of adhering to Shiism, Perlis' Islamic Religious Department, advised the state's schools two months prior to Amri's disappearance not to participate in programs managed by Perlis Hope, the charity co-founded by the activist. Perlis Hope was donating school bags and uniforms. The charity, in ...
A French judge charged prominent Swiss Islamic academic scholar Tariq Ramadan with rape Friday and ordered him to remain in custody after two ... French activist and former Salafist Henda Ayari filed a police complaint last October accusing Ramadan of brutally raping her in a hotel room in 2012.
Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan will face a French investigating magistrate Friday after two days of questioning over claims by two women that he raped them in French hotel rooms in ... The first was made by Henda Ayari, a feminist activist who previously practised a conservative strain of Islam.
... think of Muslim women? There are notable hijab-wearing authors such as Tahereh Mafi, activists like Linda Sarsour, on-air personality Noor Tagouri, and bloggers including Dina Torkia. ... The activist Muslim is usually draped in an abaya or loose-fitting clothes and always with hijab. She can be found ...
At the other end of the ideological spectrum, Muslim campaign groups are reacting angrily to the idea that anything or anyone should impede the right of parents to dress their children as they see fit. In a ten-point argument against restricting the wearing of the hijab in primary schools an activist called ...
Tunggal Pawestri, a feminist activist in Jakarta who helped launch the petition against the revised Criminal Code, said the best outcome would be if ... Indonesia is officially a multireligious state and has long avoided explicit sharia (Islamic law) in its federal laws, although sharia-inspired local bylaws have ...
“If you look at Islamic State activist videos, it's not just about recruiting in the West, it's about the activists proving to themselves that they are men.” “The Believers Are But Brothers” is in essence a show about toxic masculinity in the internet age. But it documents it rather than explains it, and refuses to be ...
Activists say it would encroach on basic rights and could be misused to target the LGBT community. ... “It's sounding like the Acehnese sharia code,” he added, referring to the ultra-conservative province at the northern tip of Sumatra island, which is the only Indonesian region to implement Islamic law.


 

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