It’s Time for the Democratic Candidates to Confront Islamophobia

Demonstrators take part in a protest against Islamophobia at Times Square in New York

In 2016, Donald Trump ran for president, in part, on banning Muslims. The Muslim Ban was a product of his first month in office. So, it would have been logical for Democratic candidates to express their concerns about the Muslim Ban and emphasize their commitment to upholding our nation’s constitutional ideals of protecting religious minorities.

But at the first round of Democratic presidential debates of the campaign season, none but one of the 20 candidates on stage even mentioned Muslims or the Muslim Ban. On Wednesday night, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said, “I’m proud to have been the first governor to stand up against Donald Trump’s heinous Muslim ban.” Aside from this one comment, however, Muslims didn’t come up.Continue Reading

Hate crime attack on Asian man outside Whitechapel mosque

Картинки по запросу Whitechapel mosque

An Asian man was attacked outside a Whitechapel mosque by three white males who made racist comments towards him hours after the deadly attacks at two mosques in New Zealand.Continue Reading

Today is Marzieh Hashemi’s 10th day in US jail without being accused of any crime

Federal officials confirmed last week that a prominent American-born anchorwoman on Iranian state television was jailed in the U.S. as a material witness and has not been charged with any crime, according to court papers.

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