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Threats of violent Islamist and far-right extremism: What does the research say?

Threats of violent Islamist and far-right extremism: What does the research say? A woman holds a flag as she looks out over the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson  On a Tuesday morning in September 2001, the American experience with terrorism was fundamentally altered. Two thousand, nine hundred and ninety-six people were murdered in […]

Muslim Activists Raise Funds to Fix Vandalized Jewish Graves This is solidarity. After more than 150 headstones were damaged at a Jewish cemetery in University City, Missouri, Muslim activists Linda Sarsour and Tarek El-Messidi have crowdfunded more than $57,000 for repairs. Unused funds will go to other Jewish graveyards that have been vandalized. No arrests have been made in […]

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Amnesty International said on Wednesday US president Donald Trump’s ‘poisonous’ rhetoric on his way to winning the White House led a global trend towards increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a ‘darker’ place. In its annual report covering 159 countries, the human rights group said principles of human dignity and equality […]

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EXCLUSIVE: NYPD investigates Facebook threats to Brooklyn Muslim advocate,  Linda Sarsour Cops are investigating threats against Linda Sarsour, seen at a Times Square pro-Muslim rally on Sunday. (Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) BY Rocco Parascandola Thomas Tracy NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 2:10 PM The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is […]

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Steve Bannon Is Preparing Trump For Holy War If Steve Bannon was a Muslim then he wouldn’t be let anywhere near the White House, never mind left with the keys. By Charles B. Anthony | February 20, 2017     Sometimes a seemingly innocuous speech can potentially set the direction of the US presidency long […]

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Retired Vice-Admiral Robert Harward turned down the job last week.–Reuters photo US president Donald Trump is interviewing candidates for the position of national security adviser. He has selected four candidates: adviser Keith Kellogg; former UN ambassador John Bolton; Lt Gen H R McMaster; and Lt Gen Robert Caslen. The role became vacant when Lt Gen […]

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Japanese Internment Anniversary: What Happened And Why Trump’s Travel Ban Angers Civil Rights Groups 75 Years Later By Tom O’Connor @Shaolintom Seventy-five years ago Sunday, in the wake of the December 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor by Japanese imperial forces, former President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order that led to the forced relocation and […]

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A February 2, 2017 file photo shows, demonstrators participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against US president Donald Trump’s travel ban in the Brooklyn borough of New York, US. — Reuters photo A new version of a Trump administration travel ban will not stop green card residency holders or travellers already on planes […]

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The Guardian Trump’s dangerous delusions about Islam The president and his advisers paint Muslims as enemies of modernity. The neglected history of an age of Middle Eastern liberalism proves them wrong by Christopher de Bellaigue Thursday 16 February 2017 01.00 EST In the aftermath of the attacks of 11 September 2001, amid the grief and rage […]

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Why America needs Marvel superhero Kamala Khan now more than ever February 14, 2017 9.01pm EST Kamala Khan is a Muslim, Pakistani-American teenager who fights crime in Jersey City. Marvel Comics   Author – Katie M. Logan  Assistant Professor of Focused Inquiry, Virginia Commonwealth University Disclosure statement Katie M. Logan does not work for, consult, own […]

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US federal immigration agents arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least four states this week in what officials on Friday called routine enforcement actions. Reports of immigration sweeps this week sparked concern among immigration advocates and families, coming on the heels of President Donald Trump’s executive order barring refugees and immigrants from seven majority-Muslim […]

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CAIR Files Federal Suit Challenging Constitutionality of Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Executive Order   (WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/30/2017) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today held a news conference at its Capitol Hill headquarters in Washington, D.C., to announce the filing of a federal lawsuit on behalf […]

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