Islamophobia

Anti-Trump Protesters Take to the Streets for Third Night

By Javier Galeano MIAMI, Nov 11 – Thousands of protesters took their frustrations over Donald Trump’s election as the next U.S. president onto the streets on Friday and into Saturday in several cities, including Portland, Oregon, where one person was shot. The unidentified person was wounded on Portland’s Morrison Bridge at 12:45 a.m. local time

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Australia’s Far-Right Groups Protest Syrian Refugee Housing

MELBOURNE, Nov 5 – Several hundred people rallied in the suburbs of Melbourne on Saturday, after a proposal to house refugees locally drew protest by far right anti-Islam groups and counter protests. Political debate around Australia’s hardline policy towards asylum seekers has been heated recently, with the conservative government last week announcing plans to permanently

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Wife of Orlando Mass Murderer Denies Advance Knowledge of Attack

By Alex Dobuzinskis Nov. 1 – The wife of the gunman who shot 49 people to death at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, knew he had been watching jihadist videos but was unaware he planned to commit mass murder, she said in a New York Times interview published on Tuesday. Noor Salman, in her

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Gunman Sought in Killing of New York Muslim Cleric, Associate

By Chris Prentice and Laila Kearney NEW YORK, Aug 15 – New York City police searched on Sunday for a gunman who killed a Muslim cleric and his associate as they left prayers at a mosque in the borough of Queens on Saturday, a crime that sowed fear and sadness in their Bangladeshi community. A

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Two Muslim Teens Beaten Outside New York Mosque: Rights Group

July 5 – Two Muslim teenagers were beaten outside a New York City mosque by an attacker who shouted slurs at them, a rights group said on Monday, calling for police to investigate the incident as a bias crime. The attack early on Sunday was at least the third involving Muslims in the United States

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Muslim Doctor Shot Near Houston Mosque on Way to Prayer

By Barbara Goldberg July 4 – A Muslim doctor headed for morning prayers on Sunday at a Houston mosque was shot in an attacked by three men, police said. The motive for the attack was unclear, but comes a day after another Muslim man was beaten outside a Florida mosque. The victim of the Texas

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American Muslims See Trump Rhetoric Fueling Prejudice, Hate Incidents

By Yara Bayoum WASHINGTON, June 20 – About three months ago, Sarah Ibrahim’s son came home from his fourth-grade class at a Maryland school with a disturbing question. “Will I have time to say goodbye to you before you’re deported?” he said, according to Ibrahim, a Muslim Arab American who works at a federal government

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U.S. to Release Partial Transcripts of Florida Club Gunman’s Calls

By David Lawder and Roselle Chen WASHINGTON/ORLANDO, Fla., June 19 – U.S. officials will release transcripts of phone calls placed to emergency 911 dispatchers by a gunman during a shooting rampage a week ago that killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Sunday. Omar Mateen, 29,

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