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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar says the right vilified her Muslim and refugee identity.

More than 100 British Muslim medics surveyed for an investigation into Islamophobia at the NHS said they faced abuse from managers, colleagues and patients.

Lebanon introduces new labour rights for domestic workers

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Lebanon introduces new labour rights for domestic workers

Lebanon has made important labour law changes but human rights say that more must be done.

Egypt to stop issuing commercial permits to 'successful' Syrians

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Egypt to stop issuing commercial permits to 'successful' Syrians

Egypt has accused the Syrian refugee community of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood and Qatar after their many found successes in business.

Stop using Islam as the yardstick for white terrorism

Mobashra Tazamal

Stop using Islam as the yardstick for white terrorism

Comment: On her show, TV host Joy Reid cast Islam and Muslims as the standard for radicalisation in the US, ignoring the country's own violent ...

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Trump ends anti-racism training in federal government: White House

The US president has put an end to anti-racism training in a move that is sure to anger Americans, given the recent spate of violence against African Americans.

Aisha Yusuff

The Beauty of Your Face by Sahar Mustafah

Book Club: A Palestinian-American woman wrestles with faith, loss, and identity before coming face-to-face with a school shooter in Sahar ...

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Ilhan Omar accuses MSNBC host Joy Reid of 'Islamophobia'

The Muslim congresswoman stirred up controversy after she accused a prominent American news anchor of Islamophobia.

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Israeli soldier filmed kneeling on 60-year-old Palestinian man's neck

The Palestinian man was pictured with his face pressed onto the floor.

Trump losing military support in election

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Trump losing military support in election

Just 37.4 percent of active personnel in the US military support President Donald Trump's re-election, while 43.1 percent back his Democratic ...

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Trump presses law and order as protest turns deadly

A man was shot dead in the protest-hit US city of Portland, police said, during clashes between Black Lives Matter activists and supporters of ...

US defence chief endorses awarding top war medal

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US defence chief endorses awarding top war medal

On condition of Trump's support, Alwyn C. Cashe could become the first Black soldier to receive the Medal of Honor, 15 years after his death ...

Islamophobic Danish leader banned from Sweden

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Islamophobic Danish leader banned from Sweden

Rasmus Paludan has been banned from Sweden for two years.

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Brooke Anderson

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Black Muslims are part of the backbone of America's civil rights movement.

Father of police shooting victim Jacob Blake recites Quran

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Father of police shooting victim Jacob Blake recites Quran

A clip of the father of Wisconsin man Jacob Blake reciting part of the Quran has gone viral.

Mobashra Tazamal

Trump revives racist 'birther' conspiracy theory for Kamala Harris

Comment: Just as they did for Obama, Republicans and right-wing media will level their attacks not against Harris's policy positions, but against who she is, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

Mitchell Plitnick

Sarsour is a steadfast ally, Biden shouldn't forget that

Comment: Biden's campaign must make space in the Democratic tent for anti-racist and progressive ally, Linda Sarsour, writes Mitchell Plitnick.

Narjas Zatat

Half of UK news stories about terrorism mention 'Muslims'

A new report by the media arm of the MCB found that over the past year mainstream news outlets disproportionately linked terrorist events to ...

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US police mocked African-American’s Muslim faith before killing him

Footage recently released by a US civil rights group shows police killing an African-American Muslim man with a knee on the neck while telling ...

France and UK play blame game over migrant deaths

Malia Bouattia

France and UK play blame game over migrant deaths

Comment: A racist Tory government is doing everything it can to worsen conditions for asylum seekers and refugees. This death is on their hands, ...

Sahar Esfandiari

Inside Iraq's first independent film festival

Iraq's first independent film festival aims to take back control of tired narratives of the country and showcase emerging and established talent ...

Can vaccines be allocated on anti-racist terms?

A. Kayum Ahmed

Can vaccines be allocated on anti-racist terms?

Comment: Given the extent to which Covid-19 disproportionately impacts BIPOC communities, a vaccine should be allocated on an actively ...

Priti Patel's toxic xenophobia is the real enemy

Malia Bouattia

Priti Patel's toxic xenophobia is the real enemy

Comment: The Home Secretary's spectacular lack of humanity towards migrants is obscuring the very real damage her government is doing to the ...

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate

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Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate

Joe Biden has chosen Kamala Harris as his running mate, making her the potentially first Black woman Vice President.

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