Trump names Jerusalem capital of Israel
December 12th, 2017

When it comes to city politics, it doesn’t get much more complicated than Jerusalem. Now, a U.S. decision to officially recognize it as the capital of Israel puts an already-hostile situation at even higher risk of boiling over. Continue reading

Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar
December 5th, 2017

Although Pope Francis did finally meet with the Rohingya in Bangladesh, he appears to be offering a balm for the pain without any real solutions. There are still huge questions about the future of the Rohingya and we must do more to help, writes guest contributor Sandra Gilman. Continue reading

Katie Freeman wears brownface.
October 29th, 2017

A white nurse from the UK, Katie Freeman, has admitted that she has held stereotypical opinions on Muslims. Hoping to challenge Ms. Freeman and expose her to the harsh reality of Islamaphobia, Channel 4 darkened her skin, gave her a fake nose, and put her in a Burkha. Continue reading

Henriette Kara was murdered by her father
July 25th, 2017

An Israeli Christian man has been taken into custody after allegedly murdering his own daughter in a fit of rage. Henriette Kara, just 17 years old, was stabbed multiple times in the neck and bled to death on the floor of her family’s home. Continue reading

Linda Sarsour
July 13th, 2017

Linda Sarsour, one of the leading Muslim activists in the U.S., gave a passionate speech at the annual convention for the Islamic Society of North America earlier this month. Included in her speech were some highly controversial remarks that have … Continue reading

A woman pictured in a cathedral
June 19th, 2017

Southern Baptists aren’t exactly known for progressive stances on gender equality, but this may be changing with their new translation of the Christian Standard Bible (CSB). Published last fall, the CSB is an update on a Southern Baptist-affiliated version that … Continue reading

An anti-Muhammad billboard has sparked anger among Muslims
June 13th, 2017

A controversial billboard overlooking a busy highway in Indianapolis has drawn mounting criticism from the area’s Muslim community. The message makes a sarcastic (and not so subtle) reference to the Prophet Muhammad, calling him the “The Perfect Man”. Beneath this … Continue reading

A Muslim baby in China
May 1st, 2017

As part of a crackdown on religious extremism, the Chinese government has declared that parents will no longer be allowed to give their children Muslim names. Names such as Mohammed, Jihad, Mecca, and Saddam are now prohibited. But is this only the beginning? Continue reading

Coptic Christians beheaded by ISIS in Libya
April 26th, 2017

A group of Christian scholars decided to study how Christian communities around the world react to religious oppression, and their findings may surprise you. Continue reading

A closeup side view of the Nike Pro Hijab
March 15th, 2017

Nike has announced their latest product line: the Nike Pro Hijab, a female athletic head covering for Muslim athletes. Loosely defined as a headscarf or veil that covers a Muslim woman’s head, the hijab is a key symbol of modesty … Continue reading