WASHINGTON (RNS) Finding similarities in the problems they face, Muslim leaders from countries outside the Islamic world create a federation to tackle Islamophobia, youth radicalization and integration in their respective societies.
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Nearly 200 workers, mostly Somali immigrants, were fired after they walked out in protest over what they called insufficient prayer accommodations.
Muslim leaders fear the husband and wife, both with Muslim-sounding names, who killed 14 people will inspire Islamophobia.
(Reuters) “These kids aren’t going to be happy there,” Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed said of the decision to pull his three children from the Texas school district where son Ahmed was arrested after high school staff mistook his homemade clock for a bomb.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) Gun range manager Chad Neal, a medically discharged veteran, said last month’s shooting at the military recruiting station in Chattanooga, Tenn., prompted him to hang the sign in the door.
(RNS) “When we ask people about what America thinks, what America is like, their answers are influenced by what is flashing in their minds. The news. The people they know. What they’ve seen themselves or what their friends experienced.”
(Reuters) A Florida gun dealer who received national attention for declaring his store a “Muslim Free Zone” will host a Muslim civil rights leader in his gun class on Saturday, both men said.
(Reuters) So far investigators say they have found no ties between international terrorist groups and the suspect, Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, who recently blogged that Muslims should not miss an opportunity to “submit to Allah.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) Brace for more bus ads as advocates seek PR mileage praising or decrying Islam and the Quran.