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Why This Man Befriended His Son's Murderer And His Family
Tony Hicks killed Tariq Khamisa 24 years ago. Then Tariq's father and Tony's grandfather forged an unlikely friendship.
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Hate Groups Showed Up At Canada’s Oldest Mosque, Reigniting Familiar Fears
Muslims have increasingly been a target of aggression in Canada — and 2019 is off to a discouraging start.
Journalist Jason Rezaian Recounts His Imprisonment In Iran
Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani spoke with Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian about the 544 days he spent in an Iranian prison.
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Saudi Arabia Fears Critics Like Hasan Minhaj. But They'll Only Get Louder.
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
The kingdom's decision to ban an episode of Minhaj's Netflix show comes after months of Saudi attacks on the first Muslim U.S. congresswomen.
Ilhan Omar Has Pitch Perfect Response To Instagram Troll's 'Shakira Law' Gaffe
The incoming lawmaker posted a hilarious GIF.
Arkansas State Senator Has History Of Spewing Anti-Muslim Propaganda
He was locked out of his Twitter account for sharing an anti-Muslim tweet — but HuffPost found nearly 20 more instances of Islamophobic posts.
Zayn Malik Reveals Why He No Longer Identifies As Muslim
But the former One Direction star is not dissing faith. “There’s definitely beautiful parts to every religion," he said.
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Bar Refaeli Criticized For Israeli Clothing Ad That 'Creates Islamophobia'
In the ad, the model removes a niqab as a song about "freedom" begins to play.
Trump’s Travel Ban Is Forcing This American Mother to Move to Yemen to Reunite with Her Husband
“I don't want to go to a different country. I want to live in my country. Why am I forced to now leave my own home because of this racism and this fear?” Sondos al-Silwi is planning to move to Yemen so that she and her infant daughter can be with her husband. Why? Because of Trump’s Travel Ban.
In The Name Of Hate, Muslim Women Face Road Rage Behind The Wheel
Hijab-wearing Muslim women on the road have faced racial slurs or were told to “go back to their country.” Others were called “rag heads” or “terrorists.”
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These Dolls Were Created To Inspire Young Muslim Girls To Dream Big
The Salam Sisters dolls, which have rearrangeable hijabs, are loosely inspired by real-life Muslim women.
This Rapper Is Challenging Stereotypes Of Muslim Women Through Her Music
Most people are shocked when Mona Haydar reveals she’s a rapper. "I think people don’t expect it. They sort of want to put me in a box of like oppressed Muslim woman who needs liberating by some white male savior."
Iran’s Single-Sex Water Park
A new water park is providing relief during a heat wave in Iran. But men and women aren’t allowed to cool off at the same time.
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2 Malaysian Women Who Allegedly Attempted Lesbian Sex Will Be Caned
By Beh Lih Yi, Reuters
Advocates warned that the sentence would increase anti-LGBTQ discrimination in the country.
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Coverage Of American Muslims Is Bigoted And Inaccurate. This Group Is Using Hard Facts To Fix It.
Studies have shown that 80 percent of news coverage about Muslims is overwhelmingly negative.
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What Religion Really Says About Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination
Rachel S. Mikva
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Religion is often hijacked to spread hate, but our faiths teach liberating messages about gender and sexuality.
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German Jews, Muslims Ride Tandem Bikes In Show Of Solidarity
The Berlin bike ride illustrated unity between two groups that have felt increasingly under attack in Germany.
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Muslim Inmates Must Receive Nighttime Ramadan Meals, Washington Judge Rules
The inmates claim they've lost an average of more than 20 pounds each during Ramadan because of the prison's policies.
What It's Really Like To Fast During Ramadan
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Ramadan has fallen during a period of unbelievably long days the past few years.
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Austria Plans To Close Seven Mosques, Expel Dozens Of Imams
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is cracking down on foreign-funded Muslim groups.
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Trump's White House Iftar Is Missing Major American Muslim Groups
Some of America's largest Muslim organizations say they weren't invited to the Ramadan celebration.
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Denmark Passes Law Banning Burqas and Niqabs In Public
The Islamic veils, which cover all or most of the face, will be prohibited in public spaces starting in August.
'Being Queer And Muslim Is Possible' And This Woman Is Proof
As a queer Muslim woman, Wazina Zondon often felt at odds with the intersection of her religious and sexual identity. She shared her experience navigating her two identities and how she eventually came to embrace them both.
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Saudi Arabia Told The World Its Problem Was Islam. It's Actually Tyranny.
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Saudi authorities have arrested more than 10 prominent activists, many of them women, and are describing them as "traitors."
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Trump And The American Far Right Stoke Hate In Canada
Hate crimes have increased, extremist groups are growing, and two mass killings shocked the country.
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Commander Says Iran’s People Will Respond To Pompeo's Threats With A Punch In The Mouth
A senior Iranian military commander poured scorn on U.S. threats to tighten sanctions.
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