Tag: Muslims

Christchurch Killer: Nation with Closest ‘Values to My Own Is the People’s Republic of China’

The man allegedly responsible for the mass shooting at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, wrote in his manifesto that the modern political system he most admired was that of communist China. In a detailed question and answer style manifesto written before the attack that killed 49 people and left dozens of others injured, alleged perpetrator […]

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Domineque Ray Died So the Death Penalty Could Live

The Supreme Court can’t make everyone happy, but it rarely makes everyone mad. Chief Justice John Roberts and his four conservative colleagues did just that last week when they let the state of Alabama execute Domineque Ray, a Muslim prisoner, without honoring his request to have an imam present at […]

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Green Book Writer Nick Vallelonga Faces Stop Sign—Deletes Twitter Following Backlash Over 2015 Anti-Muslim Tweet 

In this handout photo provided by NBCUniversal, Brian Currie, Nick Vallelonga and Peter Farrelly of “Green Book” accept the Best Screenplay – Motion Picture award onstage during the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 06, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Paul Drinkwater (NBCUniversal via Getty Images) There’s no […]

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Conservatives Slam Judge for Blocking Genital Mutilation Charges

A federal judge is facing a public outcry after he threw out federal charges against several Muslims who are suspected of cutting girls’ genitals to minimize future sexual desires. “Outrageous,” said a tweet from Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a U.S.-based advocate, who was born in Somalia and underwent Somalia’s severe form of the Islamic practice, dubbed FGM […]

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If You Weren’t Here Before 1971, You’re Not a Citizen

If “these people” don’t return home “like gentlemen,” a provincial legislator in India said Tuesday, “they should be shot.” T. Raj Singh, from India’s dominant and right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party, has a seat in Telangana province. The “illegal Bangladeshis and Rohingya” he thinks deserve to be shot are almost all Muslim.  And Muslims, in the […]

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Harlem and Hijabs: Model Adesuwa Aighewi Turns Director With a Celebration of Muslim Beauty

LOVE Magazine When Adesuwa Aighewi opened the Chanel couture show in early July with her locs flowing over her Lagerfeld-designed suit, heads turned. But Aighewi created another head-turning moment, making her production and directorial debut in a short film for Love magazine, celebrating the incomparable beauty of Muslim culture through a group of Harlem women […]

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Rep. Steve King: Somali Muslims Shouldn’t Work In Meat Packing Plant If They Won’t Eat Pork!

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) told Breitbart News that he’s against Somali Muslim’s working in his neighborhood meat packing plants because they refuse to eat pork. I kid you not. The often racist Iowa Congressman came up with a new reason to hate on Muslims while discussing the two immigration bills being discussed in Congress that […]

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Black Ramadan, and the Importance of Finding Community in Isolation

Photo: Justin Merriman (Getty Images) As a child, my mom would tell me stories about Ramadan in our homeland of Comoros. Some parts weren’t the most idyllic – the idea of fasting under mosquito nets without air conditioning that close to the equator is not my concept of pleasant by any stretch of the imagination. […]

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Inside France’s Growing Identity War

Until recently, Maryam Pougetoux, 19, was an ordinary student at Paris IV, one of the Sorbonne’s campuses, where she studies literature. She is president of the local chapter of France’s student union, UNEF—an important institution in France. She is also Muslim, and wears a hijab. On May 12, Pougetoux appeared on French television channel M6 […]

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