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BBC forced to admit it misled over Palestine

For the second time in just over six months, the BBC has been forced to admit that its flagship news and current affairs program — <i>Today</i> — has misled …

Burma's Hard-Line Buddhists Are Waging a Campaign of Hate That Nobody Can Stop

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Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Can anyone save atheism from New Atheists like Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris?

Why are the New Atheists such jerks? Case in point: Richard Dawkins’ continuing pursuit of Ahmed Mohamed, the Texas 14-year-old humiliated in school …

West African country may follow Chad and Cameroon in banning full-body cloak, saying decision is question of national security<p>Senegal is considering banning women from wearing the burqa, amid rising fears of Islamic extremism in the west African country.<p>The interior minister, Abdoulaye Daouda, said …

Africa

Man pushes Muslim woman into oncoming underground train in London - The Express Tribune

A man is being held on charges of attempted murder after he pushed a Muslim woman into the path of an oncoming London Underground train.<p>CCTV footage …

The death threat at Virginia Tech points to a larger problem of Islamophobia in the US

A threat “to kill all muslims” at Virginia Tech University has raised fears that an attack directed against the campus Muslim community may be imminent.<p>In an email to the university’s student body, the university’s police unit wrote: “On Monday [Nov. 2], the Virginia Tech police department received …

Photograph: Thomas Cristofoletti for the Guardian<p>Win Mya Mya, vice-president of NLD in Mandalay, is not a candidate in the upcoming elections because she is a Muslim.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/abd7523c15db5670487bc972eb3413950c23b5b7/0_161_4000_2402/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Thomas …

Asia

Australian Muslims being forced to assimilate, Islamic conference told

Hizb Ut-Tarir says Muslims are not just being forced to obey the law - but also adopt Australian values.<p>The group, which supports an Islamic …

Muslim students report bullying at twice the rate of non-Muslim peers, survey shows

Muslim students in California schools report being bullied and discriminated against at significantly higher rates than their peers, according to a study released Friday by the Council on American-Islamic Relations.<p>The report is based on a 2014 statewide survey of more than 600 Muslim American …

Muslim Council of Britain expresses concern at figures showing anti-Muslim attacks in London increased by 70% in year up to July<p>The Muslim Council of Britain has warned of increasing levels of Islamophobia in the UK after recent videos showing anti-Muslim abuse on public transport were posted …

Religion

Photograph: NEIL HALL/REUTERS<p>Scrapping 30,000 products ... Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis is streamlining the supermarket experience. Photograph: Neil …

Charles Dickens

3 Spiritual Practices for Anxiety-Packed Moments

Modern life brings more stress than ever, and a natural reaction to stress is anxiety. It's a multidimensional response that originates, physically …

A New Spiritual Perspective on ADHD and Children

<i>This post is excerpted from my book</i> Indigo, in the Know<i>, which will be published in early 2016.</i><p><b>Expression of the Collective</b><p>Being a highly sensitive soul can be deeply challenging, but I'm going to explain to you why this is a positive aspect of who you are regarding the evolution of our world.<p>As a …

Off-grid Living Punished Like a Crime as Colorado County Criminalizes Self-reliance | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>There was a time in America — and not so long ago — when there was no “grid,” at least for those who lived outside of urban centers. To live</i> …

10 Relationship Lessons I've Learned in the Last 10 Years

About 2 months ago, I attended my 10 year high school reunion. Because of this reunion, I've found myself reflected on where I was 10 years ago compared to where I am now.<p>One of the areas where there has been significant change is how I approach relationships. So here are 10 relationship lessons …

One-fifth of youngsters suffer from 'high anxiety'

<b>Almost one in five young people lives with high levels of anxiety, according to figures on wellbeing published by the Office for National Statistics.</b><p>The study looked at the wellbeing and mental health of 7.5 million young people in the UK aged 16 to 24.<p>The figures also show a rising proportion of …

Kashmir shuts down after Muslim teen set afire by Hindu mob dies

A general strike and curfew shut Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday following the death of a Muslim teenager attacked by a Hindu mob over rumours of cows being slaughtered.<p>Hindus consider cows to be sacred, and slaughtering the animals is banned in most Indian states.<p>Businesses, schools and shops …

Indiana University Student Accused in Violent Anti-Muslim Attack on Woman: ‘Kill Them All’

Witnesses say the attack on a Muslim woman by a college student in Indiana was racially motivated.<p>Triceten Bickford (Bloomington Police Department)<p>Police arrested 19-year-old Indiana University student Triceten Bickford on Saturday after he allegedly stormed the woman and her 9-year-old daughter …

O Canada! Say No to Muslim-Bashing, Eh?

With his economy in tailspin, Canadian PM Stephen Harper hopes to make today’s election about Muslim women. Canada—you’re better than this!<p>When I …

In Burma’s historic elections, a Muslim minority is banned from voting but still the focus of the campaign

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi skips Rohingya internment camps on campaign trip to sectarian hotbed of Rakhine, but country’s racial and religious fault-lines still dominate her visit<p>In the wretched and sprawling internment camps for Rohingya Muslims strung along the cyclone-battered Bay of …

Asia

The Neverending Workday

A pervasive cultural norm of work devotion leaves many employees with little time for family, friends, or sleep.<p>A spate of suicides among employees of Wall Street firms has focused attention on the pact between white-collar ambition and endurance. Young male bankers, seemingly with very successful …

Employment

Indian ruling party official urges Muslims to give up eating beef | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The head of an Indian state belonging to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party has urged the country’s minority Muslims to stop eating beef out of respect for the sentiments of Hindus, a call that could further inflame social divisions.<p>A butcher cuts up portions of beef …

A crude, cruel and calculated closing of minds – spearheaded by conservative politicians and public figures – is setting in across the country<p>America is hurting itself at home and abroad and what’s worse is that it has yet to wake up and uproot the new hatred in its midst. The crude, anti-Muslim …

Religion

Talking of Pakistan doesn't make me anti-Indian, says Naseeruddin Shah

A day after he was trolled on Twitter for saying the good things about Pakistan must be appreciated by India, actor Naseeruddin Shah on Wednesday …

Protesters vow to disrupt India launch of book by former Pakistan minister

Hindu nationalist party Shiv Sena threatens to prevent event in Mumbai amid a growing atmosphere of cultural intolerance in India<p>Indian police are being deployed to protect the launch of a book by a former Pakistan foreign minister in Mumbai after a rightwing organisation said it would disrupt the …

India

'I want them the f*ck out of my neighborhood': Armed anti-Muslim protesters descend on AZ mosque

Demonstrators squared off outside a Phoenix mosque amid a heavy police presence on Saturday, during the highest-profile of a series of anti-Islam …

Rights & Freedoms

Nationwide Anti-Muslim Protests This Weekend Demonstrate Intense American Islamophobia

October 9, 2015 by Lauren Nelson<p>Christians think they’re persecuted? They can talk to me when their new normal looks like what Muslims will be …

Scorning the Prophet goes beyond free speech – it’s an act of violence

The Paris murders aside, the law has a duty to protect us all from insult and abuse<p>Muslims believe in every jot and tittle of the Second Commandment. We are to make no graven images of any living thing, irrespective of whether such images might or might not lure the unwary into idolatry. Orthodox …