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Pew Forum Poll: Only A Minority of Americans Hold Favorable Views of Muslims

September 10, 2009


Time/ CNN Eight years after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, Muslim Americans — particularly Muslim-American women — continue to face battles in their struggle for acceptance and the right to wear religious garb in public settings. A new poll from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life finds that Americans see Muslims as encountering […]

Domestic Workers Treated like Slaves in Muslim Countries

September 10, 2009


The Case of Indonesia An Indonesian teenager has launched a landmark legal case over abuse she suffered at the hands of her employers. She was one of an estimated 700 thousand Indonesian children working as domestic servants. Now a push is underway to change laws, and attitudes, to protect them. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports […]