In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

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Feb11

Self-defense for Muslim women, by Muslim women

By: Osman Noor Source: Al Jazeera America Since the fall, in the months that followed the Paris attacks and the shooting in San Bernardino, the backlash against Muslims in America has been a steady hum — online and offline, on the presidential debate stage and in small towns in Iowa. The vitriol has taken on many forms, but one target is the most common: women and girls who wear the hijab. In San Diego, a Muslim woman’s hijab was allegedly ripped off before her assailant began yelling racial slurs at her. In the Bronx, a sixth grader was attacked by classmates, who tore at her hijab during recess. And in Brooklyn, another Muslim woman accused a United States Postal Service worker of...

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US President Barack Obama speaks at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, in Windsor Mill, Maryland on February 3, 2016. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Feb10

Obama criticises “inexcusable” anti-Muslim rhetoric

By: Patricia Jimenez Source: News Portal “We have to be consistent in condemning hateful rhetoric and violence against everyone, and that includes against Muslims here in the United States of America”. Obama’s speech in Maryland condemned anti-Muslim rhetoric, following proposals by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to ban Muslims from entering the country. Obama has criticized the increasing anti-Islamic sentiment in the USA before, implicitly calling out certain presidential candidates and recent comments from the 2016 campaign trail. “The first thing I want to say is two words that Muslim Americans don’t hear…enough and that is,...

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Feb07

The 5 top misconceptions about Islam

By: YouTube Source: YouTube A timely video when there is so much hatred of Islam and Muslims which is entirely baseless. These five “hot topics” are often misrepresented even by Muslim extremists of one stripe or another.

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