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Macy’s Staff Taunts Hijab-Wearing Shopper Falsely Accused of Theft: Suit

June 30, 2016


Maya Rajamani, dnainfo “GARMENT DISTRICT — A woman wearing a hijab was falsely detained by Macy’s staff who suspected her of shoplifting, mocked for wearing the traditional Muslim veil and forced to fork over $500 for the alleged crime, a lawsuit charges. The latest allegations in a suit that accuses Macy’s of targeting and imprisoning […]

As the nation debates the place of Islam, the CIA’s Muslim officers fight terrorism

June 21, 2016


Missy Ryan, Washington Post […] In a seventh-floor conference room at the CIA’s fortress-like Virginia headquarters, the agency’s No. 2 official, David S. Cohen, wanted to push back against anti-Muslim discourse. Speaking to several dozen employees, Cohen had a simple message, those present said, about attempts to marginalize Muslim employees: “zero tolerance.” For agency leaders, […]

In Orlando, Dr. Ibrahim, son of a Muslim Immigrant rushed to heal pain caused by another. 

June 16, 2016


Damien Cave, the New York Times “ORLANDO, Fla. — When Dr. Joseph Ibrahim heard that the attack at the Pulse nightclub may have been linked to terrorism, he caught himself fearing any kind of link to his own Muslim, Middle-Eastern roots. Please, he thought, don’t let Ibrahim appear anywhere in the gunman’s name. Dr. Ibrahim […]

The Largest and Leading American Muslim Organizations Condemn Terror Attack Against LGBTQI Community in Orlando, Florida

June 12, 2016


June 13, 2016. On behalf of the American Muslim community, we, the undersigned, want to extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the barbaric assault that occurred early yesterday morning at Pulse, an LGBTQI nightclub in Orlando, Florida. We unequivocally say that such an act of hate-fueled violence has […]