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Texas Man Charged With Hate Crime For Mosque Fire, Attempting To Blow Up Car By
A federal grand jury charged a South Texas man with a hate crime Thursday for allegedly setting fire to a mosque in January, adding to charges tied to his reported attempt to blow up a car. The grand jury indicted Marq Vincent Perez,...
Questions After Police Rule Muslim American Teen’s Murder As Road Rage By
Activists and the mother of a Muslim American teenager who was murdered in Virginia on Sunday rejected the police’s conclusion that the crime was not motivated by hate. Nabra Hassanen was assaulted before dawn on Sunday in Sterling, Virginia, about 50 km west of Washington...
Connecting The Dots From The Portland Stabbings To The White House By
NEW YORK, United States – A man hurls anti-Muslim insults at a young woman in a headscarf and then stabs two commuters to death in Oregon. President Donald Trump pushes his ban on travelers from majority-Muslim countries towards a Supreme Court showdown. His vice president,...
London Bridge Attackers ‘Not Welcome In Community In Life Or Death’ Says Imam By
A senior imam has told Middle East Eye that the perpetrators of the London Bridge attacks should not be afforded the traditional Islamic burial because they “are not accepted in the community in life and in death”. Imam Qari Asim’s comments follow a statement released...
Beyond Blowback: Islam And Terror By
The latest attack in London – the third to hit Britain within seventy-five days – is once again provoking a debate about the relationship between Islam and terrorism. On one side we have those who say Islam is inherently violent, and is incompatible with the basic canons...
American Muslims Raise Over $500,000 For Portland Attack Heroes By
Muslim groups have raised more than $500,000 for the heroes killed while defending two women who were being harassed by an Islamophobic passenger on a train in Portland last week. Ricky Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche were fatally stabbed, and Micah Fletcher was...
Portland Attack Sparks Concerns Over White Supremacy By
PORTLAND, Ore.  — Unease about white supremacist activity in Portland deepened after the fatal stabbings of two men who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade, and some people worry that the famously tolerant community could see a resurgence of the hostilities...
Give The Portland Heroes The Presidential Medal Of Freedom By
As we honored and remembered over the Memorial Day weekend so many who have died for justice and freedom, I found myself inordinately haunted by the Portland, Ore., stabbing of three men who came to the defense of two young women being bullied and harassed, allegedly by...
Trump Denounces Islamophobic Attack, Critics Say Too Little, Too Late By
President Donald Trump on Monday condemned the fatal stabbings of two Good Samaritans, who tried to stop a man from harassing a pair of women who appeared to be Muslim. A third man who also came to the aid of the women suffered serious wounds in the attack on a Portland...
Fourth Circuit Court Rules Trump’s Latest Muslim Ban Unconstitutional By
In a 10-3 en banc ruling, the Fourth Circuit on Thursday upheld a block on President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting travel from six predominantly Muslim countries. The Richmond, Virginia-based court is the first appeals court to rule on the revised travel...