Tag Archives: Muslim

Twitter Users Slam WaPo’s Attempt To Re-Write Al-Qaida History By
WASHINGTON — Despite the United States’ clear history of supporting extremists and provoking instability in the Middle East, the Washington Post recently attempted to blame Russia for the rise of al-Qaida in the region. The...
Sessions Backs Down On Support For Waterboarding, Muslim Ban By
(REPORT) — Jeff Sessions, a far-right senator from Alabama and Donald Trump’s choice for attorney general, the country’s top lawyer, said waterboarding was unlawful at his confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Sessions, who has expressed support for waterboarding...
Obama Scraps Post-9/11 Muslim Registry By
(REPORT) — Totally unused since 2011 according to most officials, the NSEER system, which required registration of immigrants entering and exiting the US from predominantly Muslim countries, has been canceled by the Obama Administration, as the incoming Trump Administration...
Trump Uses Attacks To Justify Counter-Productive Anti-Muslim Policies By
(ANALYSIS) — President-elect Donald Trump’s plans for a Muslim ban or registry are still on the table, he suggested Wednesday afternoon, implying that the deadly attacks this week in Turkey and Berlin validated such discriminatory policies. Speaking to reporters...
US Senator Seeks Federal Funding To Protect Vunerable Against Hate Crimes By
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Hate crimes are up, and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is trying to have $5 million more added to an end-of-the-year federal funding bill. As 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported, the bill — also endorsed by Sens. Robert Menendez...
Who’s Afraid Of Keith Ellison? The Israel Lobby By
While Keith Ellison is odds on favorite to win the race as the next chair of the Democratic National Committee, we’ve only just begun to hear from the Israel Lobby on the subject.  You might ask: why would the Lobby weigh in at all? To answer this question, you have...
US Jewish And Muslim Associations Unite To Combat Bigotry By
Two prominent Jewish and Muslim associations have banded together to form an interfaith alliance to address anti-Muslim bigotry and anti-Semitism in the US, and advocate for issues of common concern. The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council was created by the American Jewish...
Attacks Against American Muslims On The Rise: FBI Report By
Attacks against American Muslims have risen over the past year, according to a new FBI report on Monday. The data, which the New York Times calls “the most comprehensive look at threat crimes nationwide,” said that hate crimes were often related to the inflammatory...
Muslim High School Teacher Receives Note From Student Telling Her She Should Be Hanged With Her Headscarf By
School officials in Georgia are looking for a student who left a note for a Muslim teacher telling her she should hang herself with her “headscarf,” following the election of Donald Trump. According to Tom Boggioni of Raw Story, Mairah Teli, a 24 year old language arts...
Amid DNC Reckoning, Ellison Emerges As Progressive Antidote To Trump By
Amid the growing post-election call for a “reckoning” within the Democratic Party, Rep. Keith Ellison on Minnesota has swiftly emerged as the favored progressive choice to lead that transition. “Liberal lawmakers and advocacy groups have started plotting...