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Gun-Toting Islamophobic Group Protests Outside Texas Mosque

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 11.22.2015 | Politics

In the latest anti-Islamic incident to take place following the Paris attacks, demonstrators in Irving, Texas, protested on the sidewalk outsi...

Kansas Official Shows Slides Of Criminals Named Mohammed

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A commissioner in the second most populous Kansas county put on a slide presentation at a local government meeting ...

Refugees Are Not the Enemy

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
Chaker Khazaal

While this knee-jerk reaction of countries to close their borders to immigrants might appear on the surface to be a wise move, the truth is that we're just compounding the problem.

Germany's Anti-Islam Group Holds Biggest Rally In Months

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.20.2015 | World

DRESDEN, Germany (Reuters) - The German anti-Islam movement PEGIDA staged its biggest rally in months on Monday, sparked into fresh life on its first...

What It's Like Having Your Mosque Targeted

Hareem Mannan | Posted 10.22.2015 | Religion
Hareem Mannan

As my mosque prepares to deal with an unfamiliar, terrifying influx of hatred in an unforgiving post-9/11 world, I can't help but think: I am so disappointed in you, Maryland. Can you still really call a place your home if you don't feel safe there anymore?

The Difference Between "Anti-Islam" Patriots and Real Patriots

Craig Considine | Posted 10.07.2015 | Religion
Craig Considine

Now think about the following question: Whose side would George Washington be on: the Muslim citizens serving in the U.S. military, or the mob of bigots who threaten American citizens with violence at their place of worship?

Man Who Allegedly Plotted To Kill Muslims Indicted On Federal Charges

The Huffington Post | Dayana Morales Gomez | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

A federal grand jury indicted a Tennessee man Tuesday on charges stemming from his alleged plot carry out a coordinated attack on Muslims in Islamberg...

CNN Host Spars With Anti-Muslim Activist Over Cartoon Contest

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.28.2015 | Media

An anti-Muslim activist flipped out when a CNN host compared her controversial Muhammed cartoon contest held earlier this month in Texas to bigoted us...

Anti-Muslim Activist And Cartoonist Speak Out Following Garland Shooting

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.04.2015 | Media

The anti-Muslim activist whose Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas was attacked by two gunmen on Sunday said the shooting shows the importance of her me...

Not OK: Oklahoma Marriage Bill Is Jaw-droppingly Unconstitutional

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.12.2015 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

A preacher of the Gospel, a priest, and a rabbi. Sounds like front end of a bad joke, right? But that's the full list of religious officials deemed competent to perform marriages under HB1125, the bill that Oklahoma's House just passed in an attempt to restore ecclesiastical authority.

Arson Investigators Probe Fire At Islamic Center In Houston

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2015 | Crime

(Adds comments from center about arson and harassment, fire official, and reaction comment from student) By Camilo Smith ...

German Anti-Islam Group PEGIDA Vows That It Won't Be Silenced

AP | KERSTIN SOPKE | Posted 03.21.2015 | World

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — A German group protesting what it calls "the Islamization of the West" vowed Monday that it won't be silenced after its week...

This German Anti-Islamic Group Is Using The Charlie Hebdo Attack To Its Advantage

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.14.2015 | Religion

Last week, a terror attack at the office of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris and two subsequent hostage situations claimed the lives of ...

Anti-Islam Rally Draws Big Crowd In German City Of Dresden

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 01.12.2015 | World

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — A weekly anti-Islam rally in the eastern German city of Dresden drew its biggest crowd yet on Monday, after organizers decla...

Germany, Anti-Islam, and Vladimir Putin

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 02.18.2015 | World
Stephen Schwartz

Why are anti-Islam rallies taking place in a part of Germany where there are almost no Muslims? One explanation might be that having little experience with Muslims, the inhabitants of Dresden are frightened of any newcomers, especially refugees from Syria. But other factors merit consideration.

Thousands Of Far-Right Protesters Rally In Germany

AP | Posted 02.07.2015 | World

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Thousands of people demonstrated in downtown Dresden on Monday night in a rally organized by a group calling itself "Patriot...

Anti-Islamic Ads Coming To New York Transit System

AP | Posted 11.19.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances next week, but transit officials have reje...

Florida Lawmakers Ambush Education

Ghazala Salam | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Ghazala Salam

Today, over 400,000 American Muslims constituents across the State of Florida are fighting a decisive battle against ignorance, intolerance and indifference in the Florida State Legislature. Sen. Hays has placed a special burden on our legislators to negotiate complex issues brought on by SB 864.

Anti-Muslim Filmmaker Moved From Prison To Halfway House

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2013 | Religion

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Aug 13 (Reuters) - The man behind a film that stoked anti-U.S. protests across the Muslim world has been ...

Pork-laced Bullets Designed To Send Muslims Straight ‘To Hell'

Religion News Service | Tracy Simmons | Posted 06.24.2013 | Religion

By Tracy Simmons Religion News Service SPOKANE, Wash. (RNS) Still angry about the idea of an Islamic cultural center opening near Ground Zero, a g...

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Victoria Brittain | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Victoria Brittain

A four-month hunger strike, mass force-feedings, and widespread media coverage have at last brought Guantanamo back into American consciousness. Still unnoticed and out of the news, however, is a comparable situation in the U.S. itself.

Live Into The Gospel: Stand Up Against Anti-Muslim Hatred

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 06.19.2013 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

We don't have any official confirmation yet whether or not the two brothers who Boston Marathon bombers are Muslim or not. There are many reports, though, and already anti-Muslim statements are being made. Today I am praying for my Muslim friends. Because I know they are afraid.

Muslims Redefining Community

Engy Abdelkader | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Engy Abdelkader

Often, when Muslims in the U.S. reference "the community," they are alluding to fellow co-religionists. Perhaps there is a silver lining to the anti-Muslim hate ads: an opportunity to redefine the traditional parameters of that reference to encompass so many more.

Melissa Jeltsen

Activist Arrested For Protesting Anti-Muslim Ad Speaks Out | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 02.16.2013 | World

Mona Eltahawy meets me in Harlem at one of her favorite bars, the place she goes to watch and enthusiastically live-tweet soccer matches. We sit outsi...

Will Wrigley

She Won't Leave D.C. Alone | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ready for the next round of jihad-related Metro ads? The ongoing saga over anti-Islamic advertisements in the district will soon open...