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Guantanamo Prisoners Ask Judge To Stop Force-Feeding So They Can Observe Ramadan
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Lawyers for four hunger-striking Guantanamo prisoners filed a motion Sunday in federal court in Washington, DC, asking a judge to intervene and stop prison officials from force-feeding the men and administering medications associated with the procedure without their consent.

‘Banned’ Ramadan for Uighur Muslims
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It’s not exactly breaking news that China has serious issues with freedom of religion and as an officially Atheist state is often very repressive against those observing religious rites. China has once again leveled restrictions on the persecuted Uighurs when it comes to practicing Ramadan.

China restricts Ramadan fasting in restive Xinjiang
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Authorities in China’s restive northwestern region of Xinjiang have banned Muslim officials and students from fasting during Ramadan, prompting an exiled rights group to warn of new violence.

French summer camp workers sacked over Ramadan fast
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PARIS — Tensions between French authorities and the country’s Islamic community resurfaced on Tuesday after it emerged that four summer camp instructors had been sacked for fasting during Ramadan.

Yom Kippur Helps Muslim Woman Rediscover Her Jewish Roots
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The revelation came while Yosif, who lives in North Brunswick, N.J., was mourning her grandfather’s death. A cousin who had inherited his belongings came upon old identification papers for their grandmother, who had died many years before.

Muslim Electrolux employees file another EEOC complaint
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Last year, a machine operator who worked at the plant alleged that Electrolux ignored employees’ requests to pray and break fast at sunset during the holy month of Ramadan. That led to the company adjusting its meal schedule to accommodate the Muslim workers.