After bullet strikes Ohio home, Muslim family fears their attire, Ramadan lights motivated crime

Quran Holy Book Of Muslims In Mosque

As the holiest month for Muslims kicked off, one family in Butler County is fearful that their religious expression may have motivated someone to shoot at their home. A bullet narrowly missed two of the family members, according to the Cincinnati chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, an organization founded in 1994 to empower American Muslims and to protect civil rights.Continue Reading

To say or not to say: The pitfalls of Islamophobia

Ruby Usman walking through the streets of Karachi, Pakistan covering her head.

OPINION: I am only eight or nine. Our small apartment is in the slums of Karachi, Pakistan and we are sitting on the floor having dinner. The radio is turned on and there is a Q&A session going on with a Muslim Imam. In a response to a question, the Imam says that girls shouldn’t go to college or study because their primary duty is to take care of their homes and their husbands and they should stay at home to learn these domestic chores.Continue Reading

Why do hate crimes against Muslims increase?

In the wake of the March 15 mosque shootings in New Zealand, many of us in the Muslim community are asking ourselves, “Why do hate crimes against Muslims increase?” Recent data do indicate an all-time high number of anti-Muslim attacks in Canada and other Western countries.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