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Civil Rights Organizations Urge Investigation Into Attack on Muslim Woman
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US Muslims Urge Probe of Anti-Veil Attack A leading US Muslim advocacy group has called for investigating a possible hate-crime attack against a veiled Muslim woman who has been struck in an Indiana store a few weeks ago. “Without an […]

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Muslim residents sue U.S. over citizenship denials
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Muslim residents sue U.S. over citizenship denials By Daina Beth Solomon | Reuters, Los Angeles Friday, 1 August 2014 Five long-time U.S. residents who are Muslim or from Muslim-majority countries sued the federal government on Thursday, saying the Department of […]




Hijab ban threatens basketball phenom
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Hijab ban threatens basketball phenom MEMPHIS – A basketball phenomenon, Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir has always dreamed of a flourishing future as a professional basketball player who has reserved the title of the best player in the state during her high school […]




Californian Sikh & Muslim Groups to File Complaint Against Boomers! Amusement Park
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The complaint alleges violations of California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act based on Boomers! unwillingness to permit park attendees wearing religious headgear from riding Go-Karts.




US religious freedom rep funded by Islamophobes
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The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the US’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, repeated its request to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) to investigate one of its own members, this time for being funded by the same group that backs a notorious Islamophobe.




The USA-NATO Get Miley Syria(ous) on Bashar al-Assad
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Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke successfully created a buzz and a backlash by invading our conscience with their bizarre and racialized twerkin’ sketch at the VMA’s. Hoping to once and for all bury her Disney fashioned Hannah Montana persona, Cyrus thought this was a good idea.




Iraqi Birth Defects Worse Than Hiroshima
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Several commenters pointed out to us that the site we linked the previous story to has indulged in bizarre conspiracy theories. We instead link you directly to the research conducted by the Cancer & Birth Defects Foundation that concluded that genetic damage in Falluja, Iraq was worse than Hiroshima.)




Epic fail: The neocon attempt to destroy the anti-Iran war movement
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Inside Washington, the battle line is between a small coalition of peace and security, non-proliferation and religious groups opposing war and favouring a peaceful solution to the standoff with Iran, and a well-funded war machine comprising of neoconservative organisations who believe war with Iran should have started years ago.




A Muslim-Jewish Love Story: Bassem Youssef and Jon Stewart
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It is heart-warming and inspiring to see the evidently deep friendship between satirists Jon Stewart and Bassem Youssef, two popular comedians in their respective nations who have a finger on the pulse, not only of their own culture but global culture.




Most Terrorist Plots in the US Aren’t Invented by Al Qaeda — They’re Manufactured by the FBI
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Trevor Aaronson (AlterNet)

The organization responsible for more terrorist plots over the last decade than any other is the FBI.