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Muslim youth in Toronto start crowdfunding campaign for Black Lives Matter

SHAFAQNA - Young Muslims in Toronto are extending a helping hand to the local Black Lives Matter movement. In a campaign dubbed Love Is the Cure, Muslim youth have started a Gofundme page to raise money for the anti-racism group. Their…

New Jersey Muslims say Trump’s rhetoric has spurred new activism

SHAFAQNA - Political activism among Muslim Americans might well be on the rise, driven by Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric. “It’s really forcing us to politically organize,” said Essma Bengabsia, an 18-year-old Muslim New York…

#IBelong #Bahrain Campaign kicks off on November 6 - Exclusive

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SHAFAQNA - November 6th represents the anniversary of the first decision to strip the nationality of Bahraini citizens on account of their political affiliations, stand or desire to oppose injustice in the kingdom island. But Bahrain remembers…

Visiting prof. talks Islam, activism in Middle East

SHAFAQNA - Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen, a professor in the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, lectured in the School of Social Work on Tuesday about the life and significance of Egyptian Islamic activist…