Anti-Muslim messages on wall
July 23rd, 2018

Researchers have discovered a link between President Trump’s tweets criticizing Islam and a corresponding rise in anti-Muslim hate crimes. Trump’s message has struck a chord with many Americans who believe that Islam poses a grave threat to the Western world. Continue reading

Muslim group kicked out of public pool
July 18th, 2018

Female students from an Islamic summer camp in Delaware were kicked out of a public pool due to their conservative dress. After the incident made headlines, the city’s mayor was forced to apologize, admitting officials “used poor judgment” in pressuring them to leave. Continue reading

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June 28th, 2018

Although some faith groups oppose President Trump’s controversial travel ban, many heartily support it. Recent studies show that religious support for immigration is in the dumps, leading some to question whether churches are really acting in accordance with the tenets of their faith. Continue reading

Man behind bars in prison
June 4th, 2018

A prison in Alaska stands accused of knowingly serving pork to its Muslim inmates during Ramadan. Since the Koran explicitly declares pork forbidden for all Muslims, the prisoners, already fasting for the Islamic holy month, were essentially reduced to a starvation diet. Continue reading

Man berates a Muslim woman in a coffee shop
May 21st, 2018

A viral video shows a man insulting a Muslim woman wearing a niqab in a California coffee shop. The incident sparked an intense debate over the merits of Islamic face coverings. Some argue they are oppressive and should be outlawed in public, but others insist this would be a mistake. Continue reading

March 30th, 2018

Forced marriage is an antiquated and cruel tradition, but contrary to popular belief, its horrors are not restricted to backwards places on the other side of the world. Just ask Texas resident Maarib Al Hishmawi, who paid a harsh price for standing up to her parents. Continue reading

A letter declaring April 3 "Punish a Muslim Day"
March 15th, 2018

Copies of an anonymous letter declaring April 3 “Punish a Muslim Day” have generated waves of anxiety in Muslim communities throughout the United Kingdom. The letters even include a table awarding point values for specific acts of violence against Muslims: 25 points for pulling off a woman’s head scarf, 500 for killing a Muslim person, and 1,000 for bombing a mosque. Continue reading

March 5th, 2018

An offshoot of the original #MeToo movement, thousands of Muslim women have been using the hashtag #MosqueMeToo to come forward and tell their own stories of sexual assault in the Muslim world. But for followers of Islam, these revelation pose unique challenges. Continue reading

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February 23rd, 2018

A proposed ban on circumcision in Iceland has gotten pushback from the nation’s Jewish and Muslim minorities, who claim it violates their religious freedom. Where do religious freedoms end and the rights of children begin? Continue reading

Muslim beauty model
January 30th, 2018

Even the most casual observer could tell you that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is capable of being reignited at any moment. Just as tensions appeared to be cooling off, a pair of international cosmetic companies inadvertently revamped the hostilities. Continue reading