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01.09.2017

Jeremy Corbyn wishes Eid Mubarak to the Muslims

Jeremy Corbyn wishes Eid Mubarak to the Muslims

The Muslim festival of Eid-al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, honors Prophet Abraham’s sacrifice of his son Ishmael, as an act of submission to God’s command and marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. This year the celebration has started in the evening of Thurday 31… »

23.08.2017

We prayed together as Muslims and Jews in Sarajevo

We prayed together as Muslims and Jews in Sarajevo

We prayed together as Muslims and Jews and discovered we pray to the same God. There were 120 of us from all over the world at the Muslim Jewish Conference (MJC) in Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina, from August 6 to 13. The Muslim Jewish Conference Before I speak… »

22.08.2017

In Barcelona, Muslims demonstrate in their thousands against terrorism

In Barcelona, Muslims demonstrate in their thousands against terrorism

“We’re Muslims, not terrorists” Over 140 Muslim groups and associations from Barcelona and neighbouring areas participated in a gathering this Mondy in Plaza Catalunya in response to the attacks on Thursday 17th August in the Catalan capital and in Cambrils (Tarragona).  The event was organised under the slogan “The Muslim… »

24.02.2017

Of Arabs and Muslims and the Big Ban

Of Arabs and Muslims and the Big Ban

This article slightly updates a previous one that IPS had published regarding the recurrent confusion about who are Arabs and who, Muslims. Now that President Donald Trump’s decision to ban citizens of seven Muslim majority countries from entering the United States continues to drift into legal labyrinths about its legality–or… »

14.12.2016

Tech Workers Say They Won’t Help Build Trump’s Muslim Database

Tech Workers Say They Won’t Help Build Trump’s Muslim Database

Heads of the nation’s top technology companies, including Apple, Facebook and Amazon, are meeting with President-elect Donald Trump today. An increasing number of technology workers and at least one major company have said they will not participate in the creation of a national registry for people from majority-Muslim countries—one of… »

13.12.2016

CODEPINK’s actions? Beautifully predictable

CODEPINK’s actions? Beautifully predictable

Donald Trump is stocking his cabinet with testosterone-heavy generals, installing the most militarized administration in modern American history. We’ll need a vibrant CODEPINK female-led “Peace Posse” to steer them away from more aggression. If Donald Trump tries to rip up the Iran nuclear deal, we’ll be fiercely mobilizing with our… »

01.06.2016

Islamophobia: Why are so many people so frightened?

Islamophobia: Why are so many people so frightened?

Islamophobia has become a significant factor driving politics in many western countries. Islamophobia – fear of Muslims – is now highly visible among European populations concerned about terrorist responses from Islamic groups claiming Jihadi links. However, it is also evident among those same populations in relation to the refugee flow… »

04.01.2016

Why a Freedom Fighter Was Killed to Fit Saudi Arabia’s Hawkish Narrative

Why a Freedom Fighter Was Killed to Fit Saudi Arabia’s Hawkish Narrative

Human Wrongs Watch By Catherine Shakdam* 3 January 2016 (RT) – Set up as a modern Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr’s death needs to be seen as a harbinger of war – a ploy that would allow for an all-out war against the new Axis… »

22.10.2015

UK LGBT Muslims receive hostility and support at launch of solidarity campaign

UK LGBT Muslims receive hostility and support at launch of solidarity campaign

East London Muslims divided over accepting Muslims who are LGBT There was a mix of hostility and support from local Muslims when the LGBT-Muslim Solidarity campaign was launched with a street stall and pavement discussion in Tower Hamlets, East London, yesterday, 21 October. Organised by the human rights organisation, the… »

06.11.2014

Number of Ethnic Rohingya Muslims Fleeing Myanmar Hits Record Levels — Crisis Will Take Years to Resolve

Number of Ethnic Rohingya Muslims Fleeing Myanmar Hits Record Levels — Crisis Will Take Years to Resolve

Sittwe, 4 noviembre 2014 ( IRIN ) *  – A medida que el número de musulmanes rohingya huyen étnicas de Myanmar golpea niveles récord, las perspectivas de una solución duradera de la crisis en el estado de Rakhine de Myanmar parecen sombrías. Chris Lewa, el director de … »

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