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Mar26

‘We shouldn’t have to keep saying sorry’ – anger and fear in the wake of London attacks

  By: Jennifer Hassan Source: The Washington Post LONDON — Even before authorities named the assailant in the Westminster attack as 52-year-old Khalid Masood, the word “Muslims” began trending on Twitter. Despite limited details on the attacker’s faith and hours before ISIS claimed responsibility, Muslims almost instantly came under fire on social media. As more details on the attack outside Parliament unfolded, many people expressed their concerns about the dangers of finger-pointing online. Some highlighted the fear that many Muslims face during and after terrorist attacks. The Muslim Council of Britain swiftly condemned the attack, along with two leading London mosques. In...

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Mar25

UN to investigate crimes against Rohingya

By: Stephanie Nebehay Source: Reuters via MuslimVillage GENEVA (Reuters) – The top United Nations human rights body agreed on Friday to send an international fact-finding mission to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. But Myanmar ambassador Htin Lynn, speaking before the decision was taken by consensus, rejected the move as “not acceptable”. Myanmar’s national commission had just interviewed alleged victims who fled to Bangladesh and would issue its findings by August, he said. The U.N. Human Rights Council adopted a resolution without a vote, brought by the...

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Mar25

Monkey see, monkey do is not the way of the believers

By: Haqqseeker Source: MuslimVillage Pick the Muslim: Two young men, man ‘A’ and man ‘B’ are walking along a road. One of them, we are told, is a Muslim. Below are their descriptions. Please read them carefully and pick the Muslim if you can: MAN ‘A’: He is bareheaded and his clean-shaven face is emitting the fragrance of a popular aftershave. He is clad in a close fitting, short-sleeved T-shirt and a very tight pair of jeans. MAN ‘B’: He is bareheaded and his clean-shaven face is emitting the fragrance of a popular aftershave. He is clad in a close fitting, short-sleeved T-shirt and a very tight pair of jeans. Have you found out who the Muslim is between the two? Well, if you could not...

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