(RNS) An attack on one faith is an attack on all our faiths, and when any religious group is targeted, we all have a responsibility to speak up.
Articles tagged “Muslim Americans”
(RNS) There is a saying in the Middle East: “Some days are for you, and some days are upon you.” No doubt the latter is the case for Muslims now.
(RNS) While fewer Muslims are supporting Obama this year, Muslim support for Mitt Romney, at 7 percent according to a recent poll, is more than triple the 2.2 percent of Muslims who voted for John McCain in 2008. By Omar Sacirbey.
(RNS) Green was the favorite color of Islam’s founder Prophet Muhammad, so it seems fitting that the world’s latest Muslim superhero has joined a small but diverse circle who have donned the Green Lantern ring. By Omar Sacirbey.
(RNS) The number of Muslim delegates attending the Democratic National Convention has more than quadrupled since 2004, according to a Muslim advocacy group. By Omar Sacirbey.
(RNS) The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a national Muslim civil rights group that has frequently drawn fire from conservatives, has regained its tax-exempt status. By Bob Smietana.
(RNS) Syed Farhaj Hassan took a lot of pride in being one of the relatively few Muslim Americans to join the military and then go to war in Iraq. But Hassan said that he’s been “betrayed” by the New York City police department's spying on Muslim communities. By Jason Grant.
PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) The largest mosque in Oregon stands out for its traditional focus and charismatic imam. The imam has been at the center of a mysterious FBI probe, and he's suing over being placed on a no-fly list. Many at the mosque suspect the government is trying to harass people into a more westernized Islam. By Helen Jung.
(RNS) More than 30 Muslim and legal advocacy groups are urging New York’s attorney general to investigate the New York City Police Department after it was hit by a second scandal in as many weeks involving Muslim Americans. By Omar Sacirbey. 250.
(RNS) Muslim American groups are calling for New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly to resign after for allegedly covering up his role in “The Third Jihad,” a documentary film that critics say demonizes Muslims and was shown to nearly 1,500 police officers and detectives. By Omar Sacirbey. 250.