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Anti-Muslim attacks continue despite Sri Lanka's state of emergency

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SHAFAQNA- uddhist mobs attacked mosques and businesses belonging to Sri Lanka's minority Muslims overnight, police said Wednesday, despite the imposition of a state of emergency to restore peace in the bitterly-divided island. Sri Lanka…

Iran will act on US court ruling on Trump’s Muslims travel ban

SHAFAQNA- During his presidential campaign in 2016, Trump campaigned for “a total and complete shutdown” of Muslims entering the United States, arguing the measure is needed for national security. Iran said on Wednesday it would take…

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY SHOCKED BY 40 OFFENSIVE ANTI-MUSLIM POSTERS

SHAFAQNA- Muslim students at the University of Calgary say they're feeling vulnerable after anti-Muslim posters making derogatory references to the Koran and the Prophet Muhammad were found on campus. The university says campus security will…

Experts Seeing Spike in Possible Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes

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SHAFAQNA-The days surrounding the 15th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, have seen a stunning increase in what may be anti-Muslim hate crimes in the United States, ranging from arson to murder. In one case, a semi-truck driver appeared…

‘Worst level of anti-Muslim bigotry ever’ in Europe

SHAFAQNA- How should Western countries respond to terrorist threats? Are more attacks to be expected anytime soon? Why Brussels became the terrorist target on Tuesday? What can Muslims do to stamp out extremism? Signs of a renewed backlash…