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Open Letter: Don't Stereotype Muslims

Madihha Ahussain | Posted 04.07.2015 | Media
Madihha Ahussain

After the Paris attacks, there has been a lot of sensationalist and biased coverage of American Muslims by the media: from assertions that Muslims did...

Matt Sledge

New Jersey Muslims Say De Blasio's Defense Of NYPD Surveillance Is 'Truly Troubling' | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- New Jersey Muslims suing over New York Police Department surveillance called the city's defense of the program under Mayor Bill de Blasio ...

Report Says Internet Hate Speech Can Lead To Acts Of Violence

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 05.06.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Anti-Muslim hate speech on the Internet is commonplace and can motivate some people to commit acts of violence against Muslims, according to a r...

Muslims Slam Potential Homeland Security Secretary

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 08.01.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Muslim-American groups are mounting a growing campaign to quash the potential nomination of New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly as t...

Bloomberg's Veto Upsets Muslim Rights Group

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 07.26.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Muslim-American civil rights groups are criticizing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for vetoing a bill on Tuesday (July 23) that would hav...

Presidential Ungratefulness

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Wilfredo Amr Ruiz

While America honors the legacy of civil rights color-bearer Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., it is ironic that President Obama betrays his memory. In...

Muslim Advocates, Islamic Civil Rights Group Calls For Reforms 10 Years After Patriot Act

Posted 12.26.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) A Muslim civil rights group is accusing the FBI and other federal agencies of "bad policing" and flau...

Honoring 9/11 by Upholding Freedom

Farhana Khera | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Farhana Khera

We are at a pivotal moment in our nation's history, a moment that will define our generation as one that upheld our values, or succumbed to fear. Now, more than ever, we need all Americans to come together, united against hate and fear, and to stand up for freedom.

Attorney General Denies 'Entrapment' Of Oregon Muslim Suspect

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Attorney General Eric Holder defended the FBI's recent undercover investigation of an Oregon M...