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A Muslim inmate is executed in Alabama asking for the presence of an imam

FILE – This undated photo from the Alabama Department of Corrections shows inmate Dominique Ray. (Alabama correction department via AP, file) ATMORE, Ala. – A Muslim detainee who has filed a lawsuit because Alabama does not allow his Islamic spiritual adviser to be present in the execution chamber was killed Thursday after the country's highest court cleared the way. Dominique …

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The GOP Congressman spent his week bullying Muslim colleagues on Twitter

Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) spent his first week of work since the government was reopened when he harassed a Muslim colleague on Twitter, with groundless suggestions that she hates Jewish people. It began on Tuesday when he found out that he had been elected a ranked member of the Subcommittee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Commons for Supervision …

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From celebrated to Vilified, the Muslim women of House absorb blows over Israel

Both women are under attack for comments they made on Twitter, and in the case of Ms. Tlaib for her association with Palestinian activists who used social media to express or exchange extreme views, such as which equates Zionism with National Socialism. Both refused to be interviewed and instead sent written statements declaring their commitment to fighting hatred of any …

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Four arrested for planning to bomb the Muslim community in New York News

Three men and a high school student were arrested for allegedly planning to bomb a New York-based Muslim community, the authorities said Tuesday. Residents of the Rochester area are being charged with planning an attack on the small Muslim enclave of Islamberg, a rural settlement about 241 km northwest of New York City. Brian Colaneri, 20, Andrew Crysel, 18, and …

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Philippines' Muslim region votes on new autonomy law | Philippines News

Manila, Philippines – Nearly three million Filipinos from the country's Muslim majority are assigned to a new autonomous regional government. Monday's plebiscite on the Bangsamoro Organic Law could make or break the decade-old peace process between the Moroccan Islamic Liberation Front (the Front), which started out as a secessionist armed movement in the southern island of Mindanao in the late …

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Muslim woman wins right to reject handshake at job interview, court rules

A Muslim woman won $ 4,350 after a Swedish court ruled that her future employer discriminated against her when she did not shake hands during a job interview. The Swedish Labor Court ruled Wednesday that the European Convention on Human Rights protects Farah Alhajeh's decision not to shake hands with her interviewer because of her religion. Alhajeh interviewed for a …

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FBI agent testifies New Mexico Muslim family prepared attacks for toddler death

Defendants, from left, Jany Leveille, Lucas Morton, Siraj Wahhaj and Subbannah Wahhaj enter District Court in Taos, NM, for imprisonment, Monday, August 13, 2018. Several defendants have been charged with child maltreatment, due to the alleged neglect of 11 children found on a poor site on the edge of tiny Amalia, New Mexico. (19659004) A Woman Believing Her husband's dead …

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Boris Johnson not off the hook to mock Muslim women in burka

London – Boris Johnson, former United Kingdom Secretary of State, is being investigated by the Conservative Party after mocking Muslim women wearing Burkas and calling them "mailboxes" and "bank robbers". The government has received a series of complaints against the former Mayor of London, who resigned in July in protest of their Brexit policy Cabinet of Prime Minister Theresa May …

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