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A rights group is appealing for a law change after a mosque was vandalised.

Comment: Impressive support for the bill reflects a growing sense among Democrats that Israel should be treated like any other country, and be accountable to US law, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Minneapolis authorities condemned for imposing curfew as Ramadan starts

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Minneapolis authorities condemned for imposing curfew as Ramadan starts

The city's authorities, who imposed a curfew extending to multiple counties, have been condemned for failing to immediately issue a religious exemption for Muslims marking the first night of Ramadan.

US Muslim rights group says drop 'Arab murder game'

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US Muslim rights group says drop 'Arab murder game'

CAIR has joined calls for game distributors to drop 'Six Days in Fallujah', which it slammed as an 'Arab murder simulator'.

<em>CAIR</em> condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

The New Arab Staff

CAIR condemns Republican's deleted 'Islamophobic tweet' about Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar was the target of a now-deleted tweet invoking the memory the 9/11 terror attacks and directing it at Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

New Jersey Jewish newspaper apologises for 'shooting Palestinians' joke

The Jewish Link published a piece headlined "100,000 Palestinians shot by Israeli soldiers", which doubled as a play on words referring to those who received Covid-19 vaccines.

The New Arab Staff

Eid al-Fitr becomes vacation day for Pittsburgh schools

The Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr will be a vacation in all schools in the US city of Pittsburgh, the local school district has announced.

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Solidarity among marginalised groups following Atlanta area shootings

In the aftermath of the Atlanta shootings, advocacy groups immediately spoke out against the killing of eight people, six of whom were Asian ...

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Record number of Muslim American political candidates in 2020

A report found a record number of Muslim candidates have run for 2020 political office in the US.

To Asian-Americans: Your Muslim compatriots stand with you

Hiba Rahim

To Asian-Americans: Your Muslim compatriots stand with you

Comment: Hiba Rahim offers solidarity and advice to her Asian American friends who are beginning to experience the same level of prejudice ...

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Blinken criticised for opposition to Israel 'war crimes' investigation

US civil rights groups have denounced Anthony Blinken's opposition to the ICC investigation, noting that it concerns war crimes in illegally ...

Delta's 'religious profiling' of Muslim passenger sparks backlash

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Delta's 'religious profiling' of Muslim passenger sparks backlash

CAIR-Missouri has called for an investigation into an incident in which a Muslim passenger was allegedly made to miss his flight ...

Hijab-wearing US official speaks at White House press briefing

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Hijab-wearing US official speaks at White House press briefing

Social media users saw the appearance of Sameera Fazili, Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, as symbolising the shift away from ...

Calls for firing police officers who 'assaulted' Arab-American teenager

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Calls for firing police officers who 'assaulted' Arab-American teenager

CAIR New Jersey has urged the dismissal of two police officers accused of assaulting a teenager.

US organisation to sue prison for denying inmate imam

The New Arab Staff

US organisation to sue prison for denying inmate imam

Prison officials refused to grant Domineque "Hakim" Ray the religious accommodation request to have an Imam present at his execution.

The New Arab Staff

Fears for Rohingya Muslims after Myanmar coup

Myanmar's sanctioned military chief, accused of directing the Rohingya 'genocide', is now the country's de-facto ruler.

Hiba Rahim

Florida anti-protest bill threatens even tighter chokehold on communities

Comment: Conservatives in Florida are introducing a new anti-protest bill, but make no mistake about its intended target, writes Hiba Rahim.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Muslim group denounces racist graffiti

The Council on American-Islamic Relations has condemned racist white nationalist graffiti found in two US states.

Brooke Anderson

How a multiracial coalition powered Georgia's Democrats to victory

In-depth: Georgia's different minority communities worked together to help tip the balance in Senate runoffs, ultimately shaping the trajectory ...

'Stay vigilant', says Muslim organisation amid pro-Trump riots

The New Arab Staff

'Stay vigilant', says Muslim organisation amid pro-Trump riots

CAIR warned that the threat of white supremacist violence and armed protests leading up to and on Inauguration Day is high and Muslims ...

The New Arab Staff

London school threatens legal action over Muslim student's skirt

Siham Hamud, 12, described being bullied for her religious beliefs after being sent home everyday in December for wearing a skirt her school ...

Muslim official 'forced to remove hijab' in police custody

The New Arab Staff

Muslim official 'forced to remove hijab' in police custody

A Muslim elected official is filing a lawsuit in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia after she was forced to remove her hijab in police ...

Muslim men accuse Alaska Airlines of violating civil rights

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Muslim men accuse Alaska Airlines of violating civil rights

Two Muslim men say they waited for an apology from Alaska Airlines for being publicly humiliated when they were ejected from a flight for ...

US Congresswoman criticises Facebook’s failure to remove anti-Muslim hate

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US Congresswoman criticises Facebook’s failure to remove anti-Muslim hate

A US Congresswoman’s letter to Facebook strongly criticizing the platform’s failure to tackle anti-Muslim bigotry has been welcomed by ...

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