Islamophobia

The far right turned this Muslim woman into a ‘monster’ online. That’s despicable.

In the hours after Wednesday’s attack on Parliament, a picture began to circulate on social media. It was shot just after terrorist Khalid Masood ran an SUV through a crowd on Westminster Bridge, killing four.<p>The image showed a man on the ground; frantic bystanders look on. The group happened to …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Companies in the European Union can ban headscarves: What will be the impact on Muslim women?

Wearing a headscarf can be an act of piety and a way of being. Forcing women to remove it can have bad consequences<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) that interprets EU law issued a landmark judgment on March 14 that upheld …

Islam

She Became an Anti-Muslim Meme — Now She Explains Why She Walked Right by Traumatic Scene on Bridge

On March 22, a horrific scene unfolded in London, stretching from the Westminster Bridge into Parliament.<p>The world learned only afterward that the …

Westminster Bridge

Muslim leaders hold peace rally in wake of Westminster terror attack

Muslim faith leaders have led a peace rally in Birmingham following the Westminster terror attack.<p>More than 200 people turned out in Victoria Square, …

Terrorism

This Is What It’s Like To Be A Muslim In Birmingham After The London Terror Attacks

Two years after a Fox News expert was ridiculed for saying Birmingham was a “no-go zone”, the city finds itself under the spotlight due to the murderous actions of Khalid Masood.<p>All eyes were on the brown door on Hagley Road in Birmingham. Mohamed, 20, stepped out of his flat a few doors down to …

Westminster Bridge

London attack: Sea of flowers at Westminster as Londoners pay respects to victims of Khalid Masood

This was the poignant scene after a sea of flowers was laid in Westminster to commemorate the victims of Wednesday’s terror attack.<p>Scores laid floral …

Terrorism

Michael Gove has the same “crazy” anti-Muslim policies as Donald Trump, says Baroness Warsi

Michael Gove has the same “crazy” anti-Muslim policies as Donald Trump, a former chairwoman of the Conservative Party says.<p>Baroness Warsi has …

Donald Trump

U.S., U.K. begin enforcing electronics ban on flights from several Muslim-majority countries

The U.S. and U.K. ban on certain electronic devices in carry-on luggage on direct flights from several Muslim-majority countries came into effect …

Canadian News

Sayeeda Warsi: ‘Where are my grandkids going to call home? What world will they grow up in?’

The former cabinet minister and lawyer talks about her tough upbringing with four sisters, and how Muslim family life is the home front in the government’s misguided anti-radicalisation plans<p>‘You can’t call me that!” Sayeeda Warsi splutters, and I can’t help but smile. After all, this is the …

Canada Passes Anti-Islamophobia Motion In Spite Of Trolls

The non-binding motion calls on Parliament to address racism and religious discrimination.<p>The Canadian Parliament passed a motion on Thursday to publicly denounce Islamophobia and develop strategies to end religious discrimination.<p>In a vote split 201-91 in favor of the non-binding motion, the …

Islam

Psychology explains why this photo of a London woman in a hijab stirs up hidden biases

After a knife and car attack left several dead in London on March 22, a disturbing photo has been circulating on the internet, showing a woman looking at her phone as she walks past the crime scene. Some commenters have interpreted the image as proof of indifference. But that interpretation is the …

Psychology

‘We shouldn’t have to keep saying sorry’: After the London attack, Muslims react with fear and anger

LONDON — Even before authorities named the assailant in the Westminster attack as 52-year-old Khalid Masood, the word “Muslims” began trending on Twitter. Despite limited details on the attacker's faith and hours before ISIS claimed responsibility, Muslims almost instantly came under fire on social …

Muslims at mosques linked to Khalid Masood fear anti-Islam backlash

Worshippers in Leyton, east London, and Birmingham condemn Westminster attack amid worries that they will be demonised<p>London attack: follow the latest updates What we know so far<p>Inside al-Tawhid mosque in Leyton, east London, the atmosphere was nervous as volunteers unlocked doors ahead of Friday …

The glamorous Lebanese Christian who is the White House's favourite anti-Muslim

The ACT for America founder Brigitte Gabriel described her meeting with Trump officials as 'very successful'.<p>The leader of an organisation that has …

Islam

Like an invisibility cloak, Latina Muslims find the hijab hides their ethnicity — from Latinos

Magdalena Al Omari, a Mexican American convert to Islam, slipped on the hijab and braced for whatever may come.<p>It happened a few months later, in the checkout line of a grocery store in Santa Ana.<p><i>“¿No tiene calor en esa cosa?”</i> one woman asked another. Isn’t she hot in that thing?<p>Al Omari shot back, …

Islam

Experts Say London Mayor Was Right: Terrorism Is A Reality Of City Life

"The Trumps and their supporters have embraced this crazy myth that you can completely eradicate terrorism."<p>Donald Trump Jr. criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan following the city’s deadly terror attack Wednesday for saying in September that terrorism threats are a part of urban life and officials …

Terrorism

Bat poo crazy : Barnaby Joyce offers his views on Hanson s Islam is a disease comments

Yahoo7 and Agencies<p>The deputy prime minister has slammed One Nation leader Pauline Hanson's assessment that Islam is a disease, describing her view …

Pauline Hanson

People Are Photoshopping This Politician's Muslim Ban Poster And It's Hilarious

Politicians around the world have been reacting to the Wednesday terror attack in London.<p>Five people died in the attack, including the attacker, who …

Pauline Hanson

The London attacker lived among them. Now, Birmingham’s Muslims worry about the consequences.

BIRMINGHAM, England — When alerts went off Wednesday, breaking the news of the devastating London terrorist attack, many in Birmingham hoped that the trail would not lead to their city, which is approximately 100 miles to the north of the capital. But the next morning, helicopters circled over …

Terrorism

A Member of Parliament on Muslims and the London Attacks

I was sitting in Parliament's Members' Lobby by the entrance of the House of Commons waiting to take part in the second vote of the day when I caught …

Europe

Muslim Group Raising Money for London Terror Victims

A Muslim group has raised nearly $25,000 for victims of the London terror attack.<p>Organizer Muddassar Ahmed was inside Parliament when attacker Khalid …

Terrorism

Muslim civil rights group calls on public to fight bigotry

A Muslim civil rights group is calling on the broader public to help fight bigotry.<p>The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations …

Civil Rights

Trump's 'Muslim ban' to feature at Cannes International Film Festival

<b>New York</b> – A short film about a Yemeni girl caught up in a US airport in the wake of US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning citizens of …

Islam

‘Free Speech Bus’ Carrying Anti-Transgender Message Visits New York City

The orange bus displaying an anti-transgender message was vandalized in New York City on Thursday.

Islam

Feeding off terror: More security, fear and bombing will not end this

The clear winners from Wednesday's terror attack in London which killed five people are the counter-terrorism and Islamophobia industries.<p>Prime …

Terrorism

Muslims raise £17,000 in 24 hours in support of London terror attack victims

A crowdfunding campaign started by a Muslim man who witnessed the Westminster attack has raised more than £17,000 in just a day for victims of the …

Terrorism

French court overturns Calais mayor's ban on charities distributing food to migrants

GETTYA French court has overturned a ban on distributing food to migrants in Calais<p>Judges sitting in the northern city of Lille ruled that there was …

Migration

London Has Not Fallen - Thoughts Following Westminster Attack

A terrorist attack at Westminster which saw five people tragically killed, including policeman Keith Palmer who was stabbed in the line of duty protecting Westminster Palace yesterday, once again highlights the unpredictable nature of such attacks and the risks that exists for people serving in …

Emergency Medicine

We are all the lady in the hijab

Alison Hallworthnews.com.au<p><b>TWELVE years ago, I was living in Dublin and my then boyfriend (now husband) was still living in London.</b><p>We talked every …

Pauline Hanson

Bae Of The Day: Chaka Khan Just Turned 64 And She’s Still Fine As Hell

1 of 21<p>❯<p>❮<p>Happy Birthday, Chaka Khan<p>We all know that black don’t crack. We’ve explained this to you more times than we can count. but this might be …

Chaka Khan