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Differing views of Democrats and Republicans Towards Muslim Americans

August 23, 2012

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Wait for about 30 seconds until the data loads completely. Then use the scroll bar below to view the surprising divide between Republicans and Democrats in the manner they regard Muslim Americans as compared to Americans from other faith-based communities. This divide has worrisome implications for Muslim Americans either in the workforce or about to […]

Mohamed “Mo” Farah, Olympics Gold Medalist 2012 and British Muslim Runner

August 8, 2012

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Source: Islamophobia Today It was a golden night in the Olympic stadium as both Jess Ennis and Greg Rutherford picked up gold medals in the heptathlon and long jump before Mo Farah took to the track.   Please click here to watch Mohamed Farah win the 10,000 m Olympic race. And Farah admits that he had […]

At least 13 U.S. Mosques Victims of Arson or Bombings Since 2003. Muslim Owned Businesses May Be At Risk Too.

August 7, 2012

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The arson fire at the Islamic Center of Joplin in Missouri is not new. Since 2003, 13 mosques around the country have suffered arson or bombing attacks.  Please note that the cameras on top of the Joplin Mosque were burnt in the fire.  A video of an earlier attack on July 4, 2012 showed an […]

Muslim woman wins $5Million in workplace-harassment case

August 3, 2012

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  ASSOCIATED PRESS WIRE REPORT Tuesday, May 8, 2012 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A former Kansas City woman who converted to Islam in 2005 said she was harassed for years at AT&T, and that the abuse boiled over in 2008 when her boss snatched her head scarf and exposed her hair. A Jackson County jury […]

Muslims Workers Mistreated Globally Because of Ramadan

August 3, 2012

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Two newstories one from China and one from France indicate that Islamophobia is now a worldwide phenomenon. China Bans Muslim officials and students from fasting during Ramadhan in Xinjiang Region BEIJING (AFP) – Authorities in China’s restive northwestern region of Xinjiang have banned Muslim officials and students from fasting during Ramazan, prompting an exiled rights […]

Salat (Prayer) at Work or While Traveling after Wiping Over Your Socks

August 1, 2012

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Many Muslims will make ablution at home and put on their socks before going out to work or on a trip.  Later, when they make wudhu, they wipe their moist hands over their socks instead of washing their feet. This is permissible for a period of 24 hours if one is not traveling. If you […]

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